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UK wind farm constraint payments ‘scandal’

New information has revealed that in 2017 the National Grid paid wind farms more than £100 million to be switched off and not produce energy, despite preventative measures

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COP23 cuts coal

Over 200 countries attended the annual UN Convention on Climate Change to discuss cutting fossil fuel consumption

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Manchester University under pressure to divest from fossil fuels

Students’ Union Campaigns Officer described the University’s current action as “plain contemptuous” amidst pressure to divest from fossil fuels

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Green jobs suffer slow growth in Manchester

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority is determined to correct slow but steady job growth in green sectors

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Poorest countries aim to eliminate fossil fuels

Some of the poorest countries in the world, who are heavily affected by increasingly extreme weather conditions, have promised to run on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050