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#COP21: Cameron divests from our future

01 Dec 2015, by in Environment

Here in Paris there is a sense of disbelief that David Cameron has scrapped a £1 billion green infrastructure investment in the shape of the UK’s programme for carbon capture and storage (CCS). Projects at White Rose, Yorkshire, and Peterhead, Scotland, were set to be the star turn at a major event here at the UN climate…

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Chancellor devastates carbon capture industry with £1 billion funding cut #SpendingReview

25 Nov 2015, by in Environment

Without informing Parliament today, the Chancellor broke has cut the entire £1 billion funding for the UK’s Carbon Capture and Storage programme, leaving the power and industrial sectors in a state of shock. CCS was a Tory Manifesto commitment: “We will protect our planet for our children…committing £1 billion for carbon capture and storage.” The…

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