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May 2014 hottest on Planet Earth since 1880

NEWS: Average temperatures 0.74C higher than 20C average say US government scientists

Green Investment Bank releases results

Greenpeace response

Solar thermal has a future as low carbon, back-up power

NEWS: Solar thermal power has a role alongside wind and solar PV, in a low carbon world

World Bank: Climate policies could generate $2.6 trillion a year

NEWS: Smart policies in US, EU, China, India, Brazil and Mexico would add trillions to global wealth

Thanks for shopping – by bike!

Anyone shopping by bike at Edinburgh Farmers’ Market on June 21 received a thank-you goody-bag from Spokes, with contents supplied by generous stal

Evidence grows that warming Arctic will cause extreme weather

NEWS: A warming Arctic may change the weather for hundreds of millions of people

Catholic university divests from fossil fuels

NEWS: University of Dayton is largest endowment fund to completely reject fossil fuel investments so far

New cities will set energy supply and use for decades – PwC

Capital spending now will set 21st century energy supply, consumption and CO2 emissions

UN: Forest policy must focus on human benefits

NEWS: Governments must consider the billions of people depending on forests for food, energy and shelter, says FAO report

Southwark sees its first LiveSimply Parish Award

St James Parish in Petts Wood, South-East London, has become the first parish in Southwark and the 13th in England and Wales to achieve the Livesim


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