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Volkswagen to invest $800m in electric vehicle factory

Tue, 2019-01-15 11:11

Plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee set for expansion as VW prepares to ramp up EV production

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'Wrong side of history': Barclays' fossil fuels policy shift garners mixed reviews

Tue, 2019-01-15 11:01

UK bank sets stricter standards for investments but will not pull out of coal, oil and gas altogether, according to new statement

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Modernising the UK economy: Zero carbon, closed loop and conservationist

Tue, 2019-01-15 10:35

Charles Secrett reflects on the epic challenges and opportunities facing an economy in desperate need of a comprehensive green revamp

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Government moves to ease planning restrictions on grid-scale storage

Tue, 2019-01-15 09:13

New consultation seeks to relax planning rules to make it easier for large energy generation and storage projects to be built

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Britain has shifted 30 per cent of its electricity away from fossil fuels in just nine years

Tue, 2019-01-15 00:03

The UK is in the midst of a remarkable energy industry transformation, the full scale and pace of which is rarely understood

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ClientEarth takes EIB to court over biomass financing row

Tue, 2019-01-15 00:03

Case represents first time NGO has taken legal action against the European Investment Bank

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SDG3: How to build a healthy business

Tue, 2019-01-15 00:02

Five lessons for businesses looking to embed SDG3 into their operations

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Lush to open UK's first 'naked' store in Manchester

Tue, 2019-01-15 00:02

Personal care brand will open the doors to its first plastic free store in the UK on Friday

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Seven business takeaways from the new Clean Air Strategy

Mon, 2019-01-14 15:42

Latest plan to tackle UK air pollution will see government adopt WHO guidelines on particulate matter - but how will the new goal translate into action on the ground?

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Nothing has changed: The path to a greener economy does not pass through a 'no deal' Brexit

Mon, 2019-01-14 13:04

The implications for the green economy of tomorrow's crucial parliamentary vote are as clear as polluted mud, but one thing remains clear

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ESG screening boosts stock market performance, research finds

Mon, 2019-01-14 12:29

Assessing companies using environmental social governance criteria can positively impact investment returns, asset manager Amundi finds

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Claire Perry rejects Cuadrilla calls to relax fracking tremor rules

Mon, 2019-01-14 10:57

November letter from Energy and Clean Growth Minister to Cuadrilla boss reasserts that existing traffic light system is 'fit for purpose'

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Scotland: Corporate giants step up calls for net zero emissions target

Mon, 2019-01-14 10:17

Leading Blue Chips urge Scottish Parliament to deliver 2050 zero emissions goal and seize low carbon business opportunities

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Clean Air Strategy: The reaction

Mon, 2019-01-14 09:33

Green trade bodies and campaign groups respond to the government's latest attempt to strengthen its Clean Air Strategy

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New air pollution plans improve on EU rules, government claims

Mon, 2019-01-14 08:41

UK proposals include new regulations on farmers, wood-burning stoves and diesel cars

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WHO compares palm oil industry lobbying to tobacco and alcohol

Mon, 2019-01-14 00:07

Explosive study suggests there are 'many parallels' between tactics used by palm oil industry and tobacco and alcohol lobby

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Government rejects calls to pull EV target date forward to 2032

Mon, 2019-01-14 00:03

UK will stick with its target of phasing out sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, ministers insist

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Nissan Leaf: How an electric vehicle won over this automotive agnostic

Mon, 2019-01-14 00:03

James Murray spends a week with a Nissan Leaf and finds that while challenges remain for the EV revolution, the car itself is truly astounding

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Government dishes up £5m fund for tackling food waste

Mon, 2019-01-14 00:02

Government funding will go to organisations working to redistribute surplus food from retailers and manufacturers

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Global briefing: Italy seeks to block oil and gas permits

Fri, 2019-01-11 14:55

BusinessGreen brings you this week's green economy headlines from around the world

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