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Government opposes aviation in renewables target
Govt wants aviation excluded from renewables target

Environmentalists have reacted with outrage after it emerged the government wants aviation to be excluded from an EU-wide renewables commitment. The government has admitted it does not approve of aircraft being subject to the EU’s target of taking 20 per cent of all energy from renewable sources by 2020 because it believes the sector would… Read more »

Coal-fired power stations must have a CCS deadline, EAC says
MPs want deadline for coal-powered energy

Coal-fired power stations must face a deadline to adopt carbon capture and storage (CCS), MPs believe. In its report on CCS, the environmental audit committee (EAC) says stations that do not meet this deadline should no longer be allowed to operate. CCS is a technique that could prevent up to 90 per cent of damaging… Read more »