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Territory government says it will phase out natural gas and pursue electrification of buses and private cars
By 2050, National Grid predicts, 35m electric cars will supply energy when needed
Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectors
As the global and local environment reaches crisis point, Australians have a clear choice at Saturday’s election. Here are the parties’ key policies
Australia has not set efficiency standards, despite years of talking, in contrast to China, India, Japan, US and EU
Craig Bennett, CEO of Friends of the Earth, says rich countries must act to make disasters such as the cyclone that hit Mozambique less likely. Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky describes how Climate Matters is helping...
Shopkeepers are essentially correct: business rates are pre-internet and have become archaicHouse of Fraser, Mothercare, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams...
‘Disastrous decisions’ such as Heathrow expansion and rejection of Swansea tidal lagoon spark concern over government direction
A third runway at Heathrow airport is ultimately indefensible on environmental groundsThe decision to go ahead with the third runway at Heathrow was taken two years ago; Chris Grayling’s confirmation yesterday marked the...
The powerful few who benefit from the fossil fuel status quo are exerting their influence
With a target to halve its huge carbon footprint, the race is on to find new technologies to green the world’s shipping fleet
The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast
Oil firm says gas could account for 10% of global energy consumption by end of century
Harold Forbes says the principle of polluter pays is rarely implemented; Jeremy Tomkinson calls for clear policy on lowering petrol emissions; Chris Tidmarsh laments the sparsity of electric-car charging points in Southwark...
Green manifesto for 2050 includes measures for transport and clean energy but could put islands on a path to confrontation with Madrid
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