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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Steep rise between 2010 and 2014 shows link between EU’s renewable energy mandate and deforestation in south-east Asia, say campainersLeaked trade industry figures show a five-fold increase in the use of palm oil for biodiesel in Europe between 2010 and 2014, providing new evidence of links between deforestation in southeast Asia and the EU’s renewable energy mandate
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2016-06-01 04:14:12
Thursday, April 21st, 2016      Leave a Comment
Tech capital is first major US city to require all new buildings of 10 storeys or under to have solar panels, reports BusinessGreenSan Francisco has this week passed landmark legislation requiring all new buildings under 10 storeys in height to be fitted with rooftop solar panels.The city’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the new rule on Tuesday, making the metropolis the largest in the US to mandate solar installations on new properties
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2016-04-21 04:01:02
Sunday, March 6th, 2016      Leave a Comment
Role in supporting UK renewable sector must be cemented by legislation, says environment committee chair Mary CreaghThe head of a parliamentary committee is to demand ministers introduce tougher safeguards to ensure the Green Investment Bank continues with its low-carbon mandate following a controversial privatisation
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2016-03-06 18:01:48