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Scrobby the autonomous solar panel-scrubbing robot #Solar

Scrobby the autonomous solar panel-scrubbing robot #Solar | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Scrobby is a solar-powered, autonomous robot prototype designed to keep domestic solar panels clean and clear. It requires neither external power nor water ...
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Great for areas dominated by Seagulls with overactive bowel movements

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#Tax #Payers £9.2m spent on #solar panels for Council Houses

#Tax #Payers £9.2m spent on #solar panels for Council Houses | Green Deal | Scoop.it

A £9.2m scheme for 2,000 solar panels to be installed on council houses in Kirklees has been given the go ahead.

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Green millions in Kirklees

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The Pneumad portable shelter inflates itself

The Pneumad portable shelter inflates itself | Green Deal | Scoop.it
The speed and ease with which portable shelters can be erected are often two of their key attributes. One recently designed portable shelter promises to be ...
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Great idea

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The #GreenDeal: consumers beware nasty surprises

The #GreenDeal: consumers beware nasty surprises | Green Deal | Scoop.it
The Green Deal is littered with caveats and controls that might deter potential consumers – but with a bit of awareness they should be able to avoid most pitfalls
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Green business will be the only business

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GreenDeal's curator insight, March 11, 2013 2:27 AM

With higher charges it will also slow the progress we need

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Greg Barker promises more Green Deal marketing

Greg Barker promises more Green Deal marketing | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Minister says a ‘large chunk’ of the government’s Green Deal budget is yet to be spent
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 Green Deal needs a shove to create awareness and make trade positive.. before spending money on a public awareness it must be sold to the supply chain 

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Ed Davey defends green deal interest rates

Ed Davey defends green deal interest rates | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Energy and climate change secretary tells London sustainable building show that loan scheme rates are not excessive
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I think we should shop around for cheaper loans

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The #GreenDeal: consumers beware nasty surprises

The #GreenDeal: consumers beware nasty surprises | Green Deal | Scoop.it
The Green Deal is littered with caveats and controls that might deter potential consumers – but with a bit of awareness they should be able to avoid most pitfalls
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With higher charges it will also slow the progress we need

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GreenDeal's curator insight, March 11, 2013 2:42 AM

Green business will be the only business

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MercantileInvestors.com & PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC comment on European Commission decision re UK VAT on energy saving materials.

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MercantileInvestors.com share PricewaterhouseCoopers  PwC 

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Death toll from Ukraine cold spell rises to 37

Death toll from Ukraine cold spell rises to 37 | Green Deal | Scoop.it
KIEV (Reuters) - Cold has killed 37 people in Ukraine so far this month as temperatures reached minus 23 Celsius (-9 Fahrenheit) in parts of the former Soviet republic, the government said.The Health

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last month people freeze to death and this month record temps too hot in another part of the world

 

 Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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Thousands flee flooding in Malaysia - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Thousands flee flooding in Malaysia - Australia Network News - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Malaysia has forced almost 14,000 people to flee their homes and seek shelter at relief centres.

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Flooding in Malaysia! Get a global perspective on Climate Change.  Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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Cholera Spreads in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy | Environment News Service

Cholera Spreads in Cuba After Hurricane Sandy | Environment News Service | Green Deal | Scoop.it
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Epidemics and floods! What next

 

 Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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Africa: Climate for Change

Africa: Climate for Change | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Africa, a continent facing frequent droughts, is especially vulnerable to climate change. But Africans are finding innovative solutions.

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 Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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#Architecture: Incredible #Scottish Homes on Houzz

#Architecture: Incredible #Scottish Homes on Houzz | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Houzz shows up some wonderful examples of bold, innovative and traditional ways architects have responded to this beautiful landscape. From
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This should be the holiday home of the future

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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, September 21, 2014 5:40 PM

Una colección preciosa de casas escocesas; desde casas modernas a castillos rehabilitados. Cada cual con su estilo, responden a la belleza del paisaje.

A. Perry Homes's curator insight, September 26, 2014 5:58 PM

Take a tour on Houzz of some the grandest custom and luxury homes in Scotland.

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#Glass-encased Maintenance-Free House is built to last #Architecture

#Glass-encased Maintenance-Free House is built to last  #Architecture | Green Deal | Scoop.it
The overall lifetime of the home is also expected to be at least 150 years.
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What a great house

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Not just #Tesco then? - Balfour Beatty uncovers fresh £75m profit black hole #Construction

Not just #Tesco then? - Balfour Beatty uncovers fresh £75m profit black hole #Construction | Green Deal | Scoop.it

Balfour Beatty’s problems deepened this morning after it warned of a further profit shortfall of £75m at its construction services business.

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Government will consider 'tweaks' to Green Deal

Government will consider 'tweaks' to Green Deal | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Energy secretary Ed Davey has not ruled out changing elements of the Green Deal should the government’s flagship retrofit programme encounter problems
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 Green Deal will need changes and fast

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Green Deal Finance Company exploring plans for Islamic financing

Green Deal Finance Company exploring plans for Islamic financing | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Department of Energy and Climate Change reveals work to make Green Deal accessible to British Muslims is under way
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Department of Energy and Climate Change doing more to make Green Deal work

 

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Sustainable houses are becoming the new ideal homes

Sustainable houses are becoming the new ideal homes | Green Deal | Scoop.it
John Vidal: The scale of the Ecobuild 2013 show in London's Docklands indicates that green building is going mainstream
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Straw bales for me

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Ed Davey: #GreenDeal to lead to a million home improvements

Ed Davey: #GreenDeal to lead to a million home improvements | Green Deal | Scoop.it
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Great speech but will Ed Davey pull Green Deal off?

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Green Deal’s ‘Golden Rule’ not a ‘sensible’ rule

Green Deal’s ‘Golden Rule’ not a ‘sensible’ rule | Green Deal | Scoop.it
The Government’s “Golden Rule” in the Green Deal is not a “sensible” rule as it will exclude a lot of people from benefitting from the scheme and will not help ...
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With higher charges than expected it does slow growth of Green Deal when coupled to Golden Rule but it needed some measure to stop sharks from tucking people up!

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Weather extremes push Sri Lanka to adopt crop insurance - AlertNet

Weather extremes push Sri Lanka to adopt crop insurance - AlertNet | Green Deal | Scoop.it
$1 million national programme aims to help farmers cope with worsening drought and flooding

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Global challenges must be taken seriously 

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Deadly floods strike rain-soaked Sri Lanka

Deadly floods strike rain-soaked Sri Lanka | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Officials report 25 people killed, 36 more still missing, and more than 265,000 others marooned inside their homes.

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Right now I'm in Sri Lanka and the storms have been wild... better today

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India: Maharashtra drought situation alarming, says Pawar | Humanitarian News

India: Maharashtra drought situation alarming, says Pawar | Humanitarian News | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Source: Times of India Country: India MUMBAI: Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Friday described the drought situation in Maharashtra as 'alarming' and called for urgent steps to overcome water shortage in the state.

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 Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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Floods in Sri Lanka drought in India
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Endless rain has transformed the Severn valley

Endless rain has transformed the Severn valley | Green Deal | Scoop.it
Country Diary: Wenlock Edge: There's no capacity in the land to take more water

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 Climate Crisis is not a job for government, nor is it a task for scientists, this is the time of the entreprenur and sales people to do something that really matters and repair Earth. Sell or market something that will save C02!

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