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British government must end oil addiction says Friends of the Earth

March 6th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Responding to Energy Secretary Chris Huhne‘s admission on 6 March 2011 that “getting off the oil hook is made all the more urgent by the crisis in the Middle East”, Friends of the Earth‘s head of economics, Simon Bullock said “the UK’s oil dependency has held us hostage for too long – urgent measures are […]

DECC says that Cancún conference breakthrough puts climate deal back on track

December 13th, 2010 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

“A global climate deal is in the UK’s national interest and Cancún shows other countries also want to get on with getting an international deal,” said Chris Huhne, UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change. Chris Huhne welcomed the agreement made at the international climate change summit in Cancún, describing the deal as […]

Green Investment Bank Commission publishes report “Unlocking Investment to Deliver Britain’s Low Carbon Future”

July 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) Commission has produced a report, Unlocking Investment to deliver Britain’s low carbon future, stating that Britain may need up to £550 billion in investment to achieve 2020 carbon emission reduction targets. “The investment required to meet UK climate change and renewable energy targets is on a scale not seen since […]