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  • Britain will accelerate its race towards a zero-carbon economy through a raft of green measures designed to cut carbon emissions while safeguarding clean economic growth. The Chancellor, offered the Governments clearest support yet for tackling climate change by pledging to build sustainability int...

  • The current system of energy taxation is too complex and is hurting Britains competitiveness, fails to drive up investment or lower emissions in a significant way and is damaging Britains competitiveness. A decade of tinkering had left businesses strangled by red tape and energy bills that were mu...

  • As the British economy emerges from the crisis of 2008-09, it is assumed the manufacturing sector will contribute to the general recovery. The Government must ensure that manufacturing is supported rather than hindered. This book examines the impact of government policy on energy prices. The recent ...

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

  • Shell is shaking off fears that billions of dollars worth of oil and gas investment could be left in the ground as governments push for cleaner energy.  In its first major sustainability report the company said it is confident that the business will remain resilient. Shell faces rising cal...

  • On 11 August Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, published his draft London Environment Strategy. The Mayor is taking a range of  actions to improve the environment. The public consultation on these plans is now open until 17th November.This is the first strategy to bring together approaches to every ...

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    • Record type: Policy milestone

  • Full text eBook available to EI members via EI eLibrary.Recent years have seen acceleration in the development of cleaner energy systems. In Europe and North America, many old coal-fired power plants will be shut down in the next few years and will likely be replaced by combined cycle plants with hi...

  • Effective policy is vital for creating greener economies, new jobs and industries, for securing energy supplies and for protecting the climate and environment. As renewable energy is fundamental to achieving all of these objectives, it too needs the best possible policy to drive it. Feed-in tariffs ...

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    • Record type: Book

  • Many types of renewable energy technologies are being produced in greater numbers at a lower unit cost meaning big energy companies are spooked by the green dream. Npower last week warned that by 2020 there will be a 20% rise in energy bills driven by green policies. Npower is owned by RWE which is ...

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    • Record type: News Item

  • Joanna Tomlinson was not always destined to be an energy superhero. Having studied Building Surveying, she worked as a Surveyor for several years. Yet she always had a keen interest in climate change, solidified by her role as the green champion in her department. By 2009, the call to arms of growin...

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    • Record type: News Item

  • The author examines the facts of supply and demand to underscore the vast quantities of power we need and how little of that can come from 'renewable' sources. He shows the US has vast resources if only it dares muster the political will needed to tap them. The U.S. economy is based on fossil fuels ...

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

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