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'Fossil Free Uk' reports:
"With political unrest around the world and climate impacts intensifying daily, now more than ever we need to stand up to protect our shared environment and be active in shaping a just society.
Greenpeace reports that recent government cuts to the solar industry have already triggered an estimated 12,000 job losses. But now it’s been revealed the government could allow a huge new tax hike to be inflicted on the industry, one that could leave businesses and schools that install solar panels with a tax bill that's up to 8 times higher.
Winchester City Council held a public consultation on its draft Air Quality Action Plan for the city centre. WinACC replied that the actions set out in the plan probably won't be enough to keep air pollution within legal limits by 2020.
The 500kW community-owned wind energy project, Resilient Energy Severndale, was approved by Forest of Dean District Council's planning committee in August 2015. This decision was then successfully challenged in the High Court by one objector. The project has been given the go-ahead for a legal appeal.
The Yorkshire campaign against fracking has raised their initial target of £5,000 before the deadline! So they can go ahead with the Judicial Review of Government decison on fracking.
Last year’s 10:10 petition for onshore wind gave them a foot in the door. The government were non-committal, but they weren’t entirely cold on the future of clean energy either.
Greenpeace reports big news: scientists have confirmed the discovery of an incredible coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon river!
But we can’t celebrate just yet: oil companies are closing in with a reckless plan to drill for oil nearby.
An oil spill could devastate this amazing place, harming wildlife and ruining local people’s livelihoods.
Our colleagues from Friends of the Earth (FoE) report as below:-
"We're only 6 days into 2017 and parts of the UK have just broken their air pollution limits for the entire year. More places are set to follow in the coming days. So let's make this the year that government finally takes air pollution seriously – and commits to get dirty diesel vehicles off our streets.