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An ambitious new infrastructure programme is needed to help to decarbonise the UK’s buildings – and a sweeping new plan shows what it could...

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Factcheck: British Gas and Daily Telegraph make confusing claims over ‘green taxes’

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UK launches ‘world first’ research programme into negative emissions

The UK has launched a £8.6m national research programme on how to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. It is thought to be the...

Bonn climate talks: key outcomes from the May 2017 UN climate conference

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In-depth: Renewables are ‘key’ to lower UK industrial electricity prices

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