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Saturday 16 December 2017
16 December 2017 - NEWS UPDATE
Green Living

Former Plymouth Business School head to lead Canadian fracking inquiry

The former head of Plymouth Business School is to carry out a review of fracking for the Nova Scotia Government.

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Dr David Wheeler

Green Living

Overwhelming support for a green future

The British public supports moves to an efficient, clean, fair, and safe energy system but distrust remains a concern, university researchers have found.

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Public concern

Green Living

Energy saving measures boost house prices

Energy saving improvements made to a property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research has shown.

Green Living

Bristol wins bid to be European Green Capital 2015

Bristol has won the bid to be European Green Capital 2015 beating rivals Brussels, Glasgow and Ljubljana in a tightly fought contest.

Green Living

Poll finds 64% of the public is concerned about blackouts

A poll by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on UK energy policy has found that 64% of the public is concerned about possible blackouts, and that 93% are worried about higher electricity and gas bills.

Green Living

No carbon target in Energy Bill will hit consumers and the world’s poor

A number of Liberal Democrat and Conservative MPs defied their parties to support the inclusion of a clean power target in the Energy Bill. Although the vote was narrowly defeated, the amendments were backed by the Labour Party, the SNP, Plaid Cymru, and the Green Party.

Green Living

Government narrowly avoids losing Energy Bill amendment vote

The Government has narrowly avoided losing a vote on an amendment to add a decarbonisation target to the Energy Bill.

Green Living

The Co-operative to drive all food store waste from landfill

The Co-operative Group is rolling out an innovative recycling scheme that will divert all food store waste away from landfill, whilst radically reducing road miles and operating costs.

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The Co-operative Food: halving waste costs