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Energy Bill means a new sunrise for renewable energy | link2portal - news and business directory

Energy Bill means a new sunrise for renewable energy | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Offshore windfarms fund onshore fortune | link2portal - news and business directory

Offshore windfarms fund onshore fortune | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Grants of over £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to two years. The fund is 13% larger this year.

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Big brands join up to make groceries more sustainable | link2portal - news and business directory

Big brands join up to make groceries more sustainable | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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WRAP's Liz Goodwin says that the the work will cover more than 90% of the GHG emissions associated with producing, transporting and retailing the grocery products consumed in the UK.

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There are far better deals than the Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory

There are far better deals than the Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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For those disillusioned with the Green Deal, there is no shortage of alternatives, many of which are more attractive and less hassle.

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Fear of triple dip recession close to reality | link2portal - news and business directory

Fear of triple dip recession close to reality | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Last week even the Office for Budget Responsibility - set up by this coalition government - confirmed that Cameron's cuts agenda was holding back economic growth.

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Scotland leading UK on emissions reduction | link2portal - news and business directory

Scotland leading UK on emissions reduction | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The CCC is calling on Westminster to set a decarbonisation target, as in Scotland, where it has helped to provide investor certainty.

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CV Show and Multimodal set the standard | link2portal - news and business directory

CV Show and Multimodal set the standard | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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It goes without saying that the Commercial Vehicle Show (CV Show) and Multimodal are leading trade events for the supply chain sector. This year the two exhibitions are expecting bumper attendance figures as industry professionals look beyond the recession.

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Energy devolution for Wales rejected by Westminster | link2portal - news and business directory

Energy devolution for Wales rejected by Westminster | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The members of the Silk Commission have a year to decide whether the Westminster view should be heeded.

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Cyber security: Keep your pesky hands off my mobile data | link2portal - news and business directory

Cyber security: Keep your pesky hands off my mobile data | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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With more and more data being held on company smartphone devices, protecting sensitive information is a top priority for business leaders.

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Licensed to build? | link2portal - news and business directory

Licensed to build? | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The government is looking at how other countries license their builders in an attempt to combat cowboy builders in the UK.

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First green infrastructure project gets Treasury loan guarantee | link2portal - news and business directory

First green infrastructure project gets Treasury loan guarantee | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The contract is to replace three of the giant steam turbines at Drax so they can burn timber imported from North America. The move is driven by the Large Combustion Plan Directive.

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One DCLG minister tries to improve home energy efficiency while another faces court for foiling it | link2portal - news and business directory

One DCLG minister tries to improve home energy efficiency while another faces court for foiling it | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Don Foster said: "From today government and industry will be working hand in hand to ensure new build homes live up to expectations, and drive energy bills down for consumers".

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EDF in legal climbdown over climate protest | link2portal - news and business directory

EDF in legal climbdown over climate protest | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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EDF company said it respected the right to protest lawfully, but the group who broke into the West Burton site put their lives at risk.

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Barker signs off £224m for Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory

Barker signs off £224m for Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The government has released a £244m package of finance to support the pioneering Green Deal energy efficiency scheme.

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There are far better deals than the Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory

There are far better deals than the Green Deal | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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For those disillusioned with the Green Deal, there is no shortage of alternatives, many of which are more attractive and less hassle.

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New bridge to serve Reading Science and Research Park | link2portal - news and business directory

New bridge to serve Reading Science and Research Park | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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A £24.7m government loan to Reading University will unlock a large-scale nearby site and provide a relief road and bridge over the M4 serving its new specialist Science and Research Park.

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Buyers give new homes the thumbs up | link2portal - news and business directory

Buyers give new homes the thumbs up | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Homebuyers are more than satisfied with the quality of their new homes, according to a new survey from Britain’s house builders.

 
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Week of Action putting Empty Homes back on the agenda | link2portal - news and business directory

Week of Action putting Empty Homes back on the agenda | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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This empty house in Leeds exemplifies what the Week of Action seeks to publicis

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Unlocking consumer demand for the green deal | link2portal - news and business directory

Unlocking consumer demand for the green deal | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Paul Bradley, lead writer at online consumer resource The Green Deal Online, on unlocking consumer demand for the green deal – selling the sizzle and why companies should also look at promoting the concept before the product.

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New climate change guidance for Welsh public bodies | link2portal - news and business directory

New climate change guidance for Welsh public bodies | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Welsh environment minister, John Griffiths, is calling on public bodies throughout Wales to build capacity for adaptation to extreme weather events.

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Green Deal: A million homes to be improved over two years | link2portal - news and business directory

Green Deal: A million homes to be improved over two years | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The government expects one million home improvements, worth an estimated £1bn, under the Green Deal by 2015.

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International Women's Day - Time to turn the tide for UK women | link2portal - news and business directory

International Women's Day - Time to turn the tide for UK women | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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The government should use International Women's Day as an opportunity to start undoing the damage its austerity measures have had on women in the UK, UNISON said today.

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David Cameron: The economic plan is working | link2portal - news and business directory

David Cameron: The economic plan is working | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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David Cameron gives the economic plan a thumbs up ... but is it working?

 
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Ruling supports co-mingled waste collections | link2portal - news and business directory

Ruling supports co-mingled waste collections | link2portal - news and business directory | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Leeds materials recycling facility, which sorts co-mingled waste into eight different recyclates.

 
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EAEM Newsletter - March 2013

EAEM Newsletter - March 2013 | link2portal | Scoop.it
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Number Ten wins green award at Ecobuild, Google asked to remove ads for whale and elephant products ...

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