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Wind energy has been around Bedford for …… ever. #SAFECLIMATE

Called in on Stevington windmill today to remind myself that renewable energy is not a new idea, just an idea that has made a lot of progress, and it’s not … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

#Bedford remembers the #fifth anniversary of the #Fukushima #Nuclear Disaster

Members of Bedford Green Party will be gathering at the Bedford Against Nuclear Dumping (BAND) monument, Kempston Hardwick, close to what was the old Elstow Storage Deport. The gathering is … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Low carbon electricity better than gas, says government panel – BBC News

Lord Deben, the committee chair, said: “The 2020s are crucial in setting the direction for UK power generation. The government must urgently clarify the direction of future policy to ensure … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

UK solar power industry proposes emergency plan to save renewables | Environment | The Guardian

Trade body says scheme would add just £1 to bills by 2019 and comes in response to government plans to cut subsidies for rooftop solar panels by 87% Source: UK … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

Remember The Long Term Economic Plan – Now it can be revealed: Many more solar firms face closure if government cuts go ahead | Environment | The Guardian

A total of 25 businesses said they will either fold or have to cut staff, putting over 350 jobs at risk as a result of cuts to feed-in tariff and … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Appeasement 21st Century style – all to attract Chinese finance to the city

COMMENTING ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping this Wednesday at which they are expected to discuss Chinese finance for a new nuclear … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Will the UK Government attend the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris whilst cutting funding for renewable energy and planning new runways?

The UK government cannot continue with its current energy policies, according to the Green Party, after the government’s approach was given a damning verdict by the UN’s chief environmental scientist. Professor … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Planned cuts to Feed-in Tariffs are a further short-sighted attack on renewables industry

Responding to the government’s consultation on the review of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme, Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South-West, has slammed the government over its policies on renewable … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

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