The UK Government has announced an ambitious new Clean Growth Strategy to drastically cut carbon emissions and combat climate change, including £557 million for the country's third renewable energy Contracts for Difference auction set for spring of 2019.
Other components of the 165-page plan indicate the government plans to end the sale of all new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040, phase out the use of unabated coal to produce electricity by 2025, and develop new offshore wind and nuclear energy projects.
Low-carbon innovation is at the heart of the government's approach, climate change and industry minister Claire Perry said in a written statement to parliament.
"Government is clear that clean growth is a priority for the United Kingdom, and that the low-carbon sector can help to increase the competitiveness and productivity of our economy in the decades ahead, creating high-value jobs as well as taking effective action on climate change. They have listened to the industry by providing a clearer longer-term trajectory for improving the energy efficiency standards of existing homes, and adopted our own aspiration for upgrading as many of these as possible to EPC Band C by 2035". "Onshore wind is the cheapest form of new power generation, and it would be exciting to see what projects in the right places could deliver for United Kingdom consumers".
An investment of £2.5 billion will support low carbon innovation from 2015 to 2021, as part of the largest increase in public spending on science, research and innovation in more than three decades. In addition, up to £20 million will be used to demonstrate the viability of switching to low carbon fuels for industry.
Wednesday saw the UK Government launch its new Clean Growth Strategy which sets out how to grow the national economy while simultaneously cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
UK Energy Minister, Richard Harrington said: "The government's Clean Growth Strategy will set out how the whole of the UK can benefit from the global move to a low carbon economy".
"Recent announcements in the offshore wind and vehicle manufacturing industries have highlighted how a clear vision, supported by detailed policies, enable the private sector to drive innovation, cut the costs of clean technologies and invest in United Kingdom jobs and supply chains". However, much of the Carbon dioxide reduction so far has been secured by phasing out coal-fired power plants, and as such facilities fall off the United Kingdom grid more new policies are needed to ensure continued decarbonisation into the 2020s and beyond.
They also announced that four-day test cricket will be trialled with South Africa and Zimbabwe confirmed to play this summer. The ODI series will become a direct qualification pathway to the World Cup.
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Today Ofgem said it will work with the Government on these plans to make sure those on SVTs and default deals are protected. Today's move by Ofgem stops short of rolling out a wider price cap, as suggested by the Prime Minister last week.
Tesla Model X owners can take their vehicle to a dealer for repairs or reach out to Tesla's mobile fix units. It should be noted that it already the second case when recall cars Tesla Model X problems with the seat.
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The voter registration deadline is fast approaching. "We'll get an application for them, have them fill out an I.D. The board will also accommodate absentee voting from 4:30 to 7 p.m.in the Rath Building lobby on those days.
Actors Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa and Ben Affleck during the Justice League autograph signing at Comic-Con International 2017. Jason Mamoa will play Aquaman in Justice League , before getting his own solo-film series, set to begin in 2018.
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The national debt, which he correctly states is $ 20 trillion , is the result of the government spending more than it takes in. In terms of stock market gains, Trump is accurate about the increase, although the exact figure could be up for debate.
In those championship seasons from 1991-93 and 1996-98, Jordan's teams won 61, 67, 57, 72, 69 and 62 games, dominating the league. Count Michael Jordan among those who are not fans of the NBA's recent "superteam" trend.
Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Bank of America Corporation in a research note on Friday, July 7th. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business.
Congress is expected to consider additional aid in the coming weeks but the debate could grow more contentious. Cole said the price tag could rise as relief efforts transition from emergency response to rebuilding.
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Duterte pulls police off drugs crackdown
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