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China carbon market to launch in 2016 following US emissions deal

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Market should mature by 2020, officials say, helping China to peak emissions by 2030 in line with landmark deal

25 Nov 2014

Dual boost for UK offshore wind industry: Gwynt y Môr completes construction and new Rampion plans unveiled

Seajack installing the final blades at Gwynt y Mor

E.ON reveals final design for 400MW offshore Rampion wind farm, as RWE Innogy says final cable installed at 576MW Gwynt y Môr development

25 Nov 2014

Obama’s climate change envoy: fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground

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Todd Stern claims the world will have to forgo developing reserves of oil, coal and gas in order to solve global warming

25 Nov 2014

China can show greater clean energy ambition, IRENA says

Report says current policies will see country fall short of its potential as the world's largest renewable energy user

25 Nov 2014

PensionDenmark leads £160m investment in East Anglian biomass plant

Danish companies back new 44MW straw powered boiler in Snetterton

25 Nov 2014

World bank to focus future investment on clean energy

World Bank will only fund coal projects in cases of ‘extreme need’ due to the risk climate change poses to ending world poverty, says Jim Yong Kim

24 Nov 2014

Canada bolsters Green Climate Fund as Europe emerges as biggest per capita backer

Harper government confirms $300m pledge to GCF, despite previous criticism of UN climate negotiations

24 Nov 2014

Google uploads wind turbines for Dutch data centre

Search giant enters 10 year PPA with Eneco to power new datacentre in Eemshaven

21 Nov 2014

Green Alliance reveals plan to give environmental power to the people

Leading green think tank celebrates 35th anniversary with a new strategy designed to 'put the public back in public policy'

21 Nov 2014

Rich countries pledge $9.3bn to help poorer nations cope with climate change

Green Climate Fund pledging conference in Berlin falls just short of $10bn target

20 Nov 2014

Reports: UK nuclear plans 'threatened' by Areva struggles

French company's projects in Finland and France run into difficulties, raising questions over £25bn Hinkley Point reactors

20 Nov 2014

Reports: Ineos poised to invest $1bn in UK fracking venture

Chemicals giant aims to power Grangemouth facility with domestic shale gas

20 Nov 2014

UK pledges £720m to climate change fund for poor countries

Energy secretary Ed Davey warns against 'little Englander' approach as donation to UN's Green Climate Fund announced

20 Nov 2014

Eight19 grows funding for organic photovoltaics with £1m investment

Financing round led by IP Group plc promises significant boost for UK developer of flexible and lightweight solar cells

20 Nov 2014

We are now getting close to creating wealth worth having

James Cameron argues the US-China climate deal will help usher in new economic opportunities as the world shifts to a low carbon energy system

19 Nov 2014

Rich countries 'backsliding' on climate finance

$10bn pledged for Green Climate Fund to help countries cope with global warming falls short of original commitment, say UN observers

18 Nov 2014

Five sources of encouragement for green businesses from the G20 Summit

The G20 yesterday promised 'strong and effective' climate action, despite opposition from Australia - BusinessGreen looks at the key implications of the latest climate commitments

17 Nov 2014

Updated: Church of England faces growing pressure to ditch fossil fuels

Oxford Diocesan Synod will consider divesting from oil, coal, and gas companies and calls on Anglican Church to do the same

17 Nov 2014

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