Energy

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Poor households face having to help foot bill for building Sizewell C
Funding model also criticised for letting factories ‘off the hook’ with planning decision due this week

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @3:15 PM

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‘It’s hot’: UK interest in solar power heats up as energy bills soar
Boom clouded by supply chain disruption, a fragmented industry as well as ethical issues

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @12:11 PM

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Air flows, draught sealing and double glazing: how homeowners can retrofit houses for warmth
Methods of keeping living spaces warm range from cheap gap-sealing to expensive double-glazing, but the first step is to find and see the problem

Christopher Knaus

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Could nuclear plant ruin Suffolk haven for avocets, bitterns and harriers?
Sizewell C proposal will power 6m homes but could pose a threat to Minsmere nature reserve, the RSPB’s jewel in the crown

Robin McKie Science editor

02, Jul, 2022 @1:32 PM

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‘Perfect storm’ of crises is widening global inequality, says UN chief
Exclusive: António Guterres says growing north and south divide is ‘morally unacceptable’ and dangerous

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Australian company secures $700,000 deal for carbon capture and storage machine
AspiraDAC device can remove two tonnes of CO2 a year and store it underground using direct air capture technology

Graham Readfearn

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Shop around, switch things off and seal the gaps: a renter’s guide to energy efficiency
For renters, who can’t make big changes such as solar installations, there are still lots of ways to reduce your energy bill and stay warm

Caitlin Cassidy

01, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Western Australia’s EPA urges 50-year extension of country’s most polluting gas project
Woodside’s North West Shelf gas development would release more than eight times Australia’s annual emissions if it continues to operate until 2070

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

01, Jul, 2022 @7:10 AM

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Fuel-poor homes face taking £250 energy hit due to poor insulation
Better insulation would save large sums for millions struggling with the cost of living, finds LGA report

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions
Court sides with Republican states as ruling represents landmark moment in rightwing effort to dismantle ‘regulatory state’

Oliver Milman in New York

30, Jun, 2022 @2:38 PM

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Victoria to demand governments set completion dates for energy transmission projects
State energy minister, Lily D’Ambrosio, says investors need confidence electricity grid will be ready for renewables

Peter Hannam

30, Jun, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Why are we feeding crops to our cars when people are starving? | George Monbiot
Modern biofuels are touted as a boon for the climate. But, used on a large scale, they are no more sustainable than whale oil, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

30, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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