Tuesday, October 20, 2015

More bad news for the planet, and for UK jobs

Friends of the Earth say hundred of solar firms will probably go bankrupt and tens of thousands of jobs may be lost http://ind.pn/1NSJ49N

UN chief environmental scientist Prof Jacquie McGlade says cuts in renewables subsidies, coupled with tax breaks for oil and gas, sent a worrying signal to the coming UN climate summit in Paris. She says

".....the UK appeared to have abandoned its leadership on climate change, while 150 other nations were making unprecedented pledges to shift towards clean energy".  

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