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Tag: clean technology

  • Rising energy costs move up political agenda

    The Financial Times’ energy correspondent, David Blair,  reports that “Higher energy costs are likely to become one of the most sensitive issues in British politics, according to analysts, after Scottish and Southern Energy became the third utility in quick succession to announce a big increase in customer bills.” This article follows the announcement of SSE’s…

  • Why high-carbon investment could be the next sub-prime crisis

    In today’s Guardian online, Ben Caldecott reports that “over-exposure to fossil fuel investments could have even more severe implications than those of the financial crisis.” “More money is flowing into clean technologies than ever before – a record £150bn of investment last year – but money is also still pouring into coal, oil, gas, mining…