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Government pledges green tax cuts for heavy industry as energy prices soar

from the Guardian

Paris climate deal at risk unless countries step up plans, says watchdog

2016-11-15 International Energy Agency chief says current government pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions are inadequate.

from the Guardian

Paris climate deal at risk unless countries step up plans, says watchdog

International Energy Agency chief says current government pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions are inadequate

from the Guardian

Trump's conflicts of interest take White House into uncharted territory

When President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House next year he will bring with him potential conflicts of interest across all areas of government that are unprecedented in American history. Trumps family using influence of Presidency to enrich themselves will make Romania's Ceauseascu's seem restrained! #dumptrump

from the Guardian

Abbott government pledges to appoint a windfarm commissioner in leaked letter

Abbott government pledges to appoint a windfarm commissioner in leaked letter. A windfarm in Bungendore, near Lake George.

from The Independent

A Labour government under Jeremy Corbyn would renationalise the 'Big Six'

Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to renationalise the ‘big six’ energy firms if he is elected as Labour’s new leader next month. The veteran left-wing MP, who has taken the Labour leadership contest by storm after starting as rank outsider, said a Labour government under his leadership would start buying shares in each of the six companies until it owned a controlling stake in each of them.

from the Guardian

George Osborne's spending review cuts to hit social care and police

Chancellor to spell out how axe will fall on Whitehall budgets that were not protected in election manifesto pledge

from the Guardian

UK spent 300 times more on fossil fuels than clean energy despite green pledge

Government’s export credit agency gave £1.13bn to ‘dirty’ energy operations abroad compared to just £3.6m to clean energy

Government negotiators in Paris are looking at banal details of how and when countries should commit to improving their voluntary pledges

from BBC News

Gas prices-fixing probe: Government pledges firm action

Energy Secretary Ed Davey promises tough action if allegations that firms manipulated the wholesale gas market turn out to be true.