Month: October 2014
Importance of renewable energy emphasised as projects worth £81bn underway
More than £81bn worth of renewable energy projects representing nearly half (47%) of all infrastructure spending in the UK are proposed by 2025 with wind farms accounting for nine out of the 10 key projects, according to figures released today (30 October) by Barbour ADI.
£5bn in 2 years: Green Investment Bank drives uptake in UK renewables
David Cameron has praised the positive impact of the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB), which has ploughed more than £5bn worth of investment in 37 green energy investment projects across the country since its inception two years ago.
Plant scientists urge Europe to stop blocking GM trials on ‘political’ grounds
Twenty-one of Europe's most prominent plant scientists have signed an open letter warning that Europe may lose its prime research position unless field trials are allowed of genetically modified (GM) plant varieties that have been judged safe.
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