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Combining road building and fracking is a toxic combination

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Ministers have chosen to combine roadbuilding and fracking in a single toxic piece of legislation.

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Michael Gove is concerned about teachers promoting science in schools. Yes, really

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Michael Gove is concerned about teachers promoting science in schools. Yes, really.

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Can London adapt to climate change with a climate sceptic in charge?

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Boris Johnson is a climate sceptic who wants to build a massive airport on the Thames Estuary. He cannot be taken seriously on green issues, writes Jenny Jones AM.

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America & China give reasons for optimism on climate change

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After decades of the USA and China preventing global agreement, they are finally making progress to combat climate change.

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Budget 2014: The twelve (not-so-green) faces of George Osborne

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Here are the twelve (not-so-green) faces of the chancellor and his latest Budget.

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Osborne’s U-turn on the Carbon Price Floor is the right move but now we have a coal problem

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The energy package today should be welcomed even if the chancellor is just unwinding his own flawed policy.

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The fall-out from the carbon bubble bursting could devastate Scotland

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Scotland might become the ‘Saudi Arabia of renewables’, as Salmond has promised, but that will mean little unless we stop being the Scotland of oil.

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The coalition falls way short of Green Deal sign-up target

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Just a fraction of the numbers promised by the government have signed up to the Green Deal.

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Climate change will *not* reduce the number of winter deaths

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Another right-wing myth about climate change has been debunked.

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Wind turbines last at least 25 years, not 10, as climate change deniers claim

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Wind turbines last at least 25 years, not 10, as climate change deniers claim, a new study has found.

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