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CBI slams government’s renewables policy

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The Confederation of British Industry’s Director General, John Cridland, is widely considered the voice for British business, and so it will not go unnoticed that he has today slammed ‘the worrying signal to businesses’. Speaking alongside the former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore,…

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Tags: blog, cbi, john cridland, renewables, green economy, business, government, policy, al gore, paris conference, low carbon, Derek Sivyer

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Industry grasps need to square the circle on EC’s Circular Economy Package

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Waste isn’t a problem, it’s a resource – and so the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package has presented the UK’s green economy with a unique opportunity to force the circular agenda onto the statute book of a government which is otherwise distracted…

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Tags: Circular Economy, circular economy package, consultation, green economy, apsrg, matthew farrow, environmental industries commission, liz goodwin, Wrap, barry gardiner mp, dan cooke, viridor, EU, EC, Derek Sivyer, will bushby

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ADBA responds to Conservative manifesto

The Conservative party has today published its manifesto.  ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented:  The Conservative manifesto is lukewarm at best on support for the green economy. Anaerobic digestion has enormous potential to support rural employment, improve our energy security and reduce carbon emissions. Our industry…

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Tags: conservative party, manfiesto, government, Parliament, MP, green economy, Derek Sivyer

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Labour leader reasserts 'green credentials'

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Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has used the Party’s last conference before next May’s general election to highlight the green credentials at the heart of Labour policy. In his speech, Mr Miliband confirmed that green growth would form part of his six point plan for Great Britain…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Derek Sivyer, Ed Miliband, general election, green economy, Labour conference

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