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The Government has signalled a radical shift in planning powers to the local authority and community levels. While we need to work nationally and internationally to secure progress on climate change we also need to galvanise local action. Today, a...

This report looks at how ICT could transform the way we choose to travel, and so make both our travel and our lifestyles more sustainable. It concludes that a concerted Government and business focus on ICT solutions could help provide answers to some of...

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme was supposed to start in April 2011, but the Coalition Government has not committed to stick with it. The Spending Review will decide whether the government will stick with its commitments or stop investing properly...

A Princeton scientist's hope to improve government through crowdsourcing, Washington has launched a series of democratic idea incubators that aim to align government action with public opinion. Taking advantage of a platform called IdeaScale, these ...

Fears that Convergence match funding in Cornwall could be under threat are refusing to go away.Speaking yesterday, South West RDA SWRDA chief executive Jane Henderson could offer me no guarantees in the wake of the English RDAs being called to cut £270...

The Combined Online Information System (COINS) is a database of UK Government expenditure provided by government departments. The data is used to produce reports for Parliament and the public including: expenditure data in the Budget and Pre-Budget...

The Task Force on Sustainable Lifestyles. The Task Force, a product of the Marrakech Process and led by the Swedish Government with support from UNEP, has explored opportunities for people across the globe to meet their needs and aspirations in a...

The government is planning to spend nearly £2bn on its flagship money education scheme to improve financial literacy across the nation. Financial education to be given £2bn boost | This is...

We all know that Being Green is good for the environment, but is it good for the wallet? Here in North America it isn't. Green/Eco-friendly/Organic products generally cost more - You either pay more outright, or for the same price you get less - which...

Climate change sceptics are to be targeted in a hard-hitting government advertising campaign that will be the first to state unequivocally that Man is causing global warming and endangering life on Earth. The £6 million campaign, which begins tonight...

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