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As David Cameron meets today to discuss the Millenium Development Goals, he must not forget the environment
Thursday 01 November 2012
We have made progress on world poverty, but if the environment continues to suffer, thousands will be put at risk
Wednesday 31 October 2012
David Cameron insisted today that the Government's energy policy has not changed, after a Tory minister attacked the way wind farms were being “peppered” across the countryside.
Thursday 25 October 2012
Building work on Northstowe in south Cambridgeshire could start in 2013
Saturday 20 October 2012
'The environmental Taliban': George Osborne slams Parliamentary climate change campaigners as Treasury fights to water down Energy Bill commitments
Wednesday 17 October 2012
George Osborne has started referring to Parliamentary climate change campaigners as the “environmental Taliban”, it emerged today, as the Treasury fights to water down renewable commitments in the Government’s flagship Energy Bill.
Thursday 11 October 2012
The UK's disastrous wheat harvest, the worst for at least 20 years, comes at a bad time for the global food chain. For more than a decade we have been net exporters of wheat – last year we exported 250,000 tons to the US for animal feed – but this year we will be scrambling for imported supplies.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Ministers are investigating a proposal to outsource the production of wind power to Ireland.
Sunday 07 October 2012
However long you've been out of education, that new-term feeling can still kick in around now, at the start of the university year. Why not channel the fresh-start enthusiasm into your home – by learning something, or simply seeking out new inspirations…
Friday 05 October 2012
Beekeepers in northeastern France are all abuzz after their bees started producing blue honey.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
The oil rig maker Lamprell plunged to a loss of $47m (£30m) in the first six months of the year, but insisted it has the support of its banks.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Power giant Electricite de France (EDF) said today that its profits rose 4.6% in the first half of the year as growth in renewable energy offset lower nuclear output.
Friday 27 July 2012
Fill your summer days (and your stomach) with our pick of the finest foodie days out, from chilli celebrations to whisky business...
Wednesday 25 July 2012
The Energy Department has resisted calls for significant cuts to onshore wind subsidies, announcing a reduction of 10% in payments for new farms.
Sunday 22 July 2012
UK borrows Iceland's geothermal techniques to tap the heat at the centre of the Earth to solve our energy woes
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Festivals can be challenging enough considering summer weather in Britain, but they're even trickier to enjoy with a toddler in tow, as David Taylor found out...
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Poppy Appeal 2014: This is why I won't be wearing a red poppy this year
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- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader