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Energy prices: Cost of living solutions threaten climate change targets

Energy prices: Cost of living solutions threaten climate change targets

The UK’s flagship policy to limit global warming is becoming threatened by energy prices and the broader cost of living crisis. The government says the answer to limiting greenhouse gas emissions is to switch homes from fossil fuel energy supplies to greener heat pumps. However, the reality of the situation …

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Barclays climate resolution is all targets and no substance

Barclays climate resolution is all targets and no substance

In response to the decision taken by Barclays, at its AGM today, to oppose a resolution to genuinely commit to a safe climate, aligned with the goals of the historic Paris climate agreement, Greenpeace UK’s head of climate finance, Rosie Rogers, said: “Rather than backing a resolution that set out a …

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400,000 workers needed to meet climate targets

400,000 workers needed to meet climate targets

Hundreds of thousands of people will need to be recruited into the energy sector to reach the goal to cut emissions to net zero by 2050, a report for National Grid shows. The company said its study shows the need to fill 400,000 positions in skilled tradespeople, engineers and other …

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