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The Government is facing an exodus of senior energy and climate change advisors amid growing concerns that decisive action to tackle global warming is falling victim to Treasury stubbornness. Today it emerged that Ben Moxham, David Cameron's
The essential overhaul of Britain's energy system has been thrown into disarray by the resignation of one of its architects just as Energy Secretary Ed Davey prepares to escalate his drive to stamp out doubts about the existence of climate change...
29 March 2013 Bureaucrats in charge of the Government's controversial green policies have benefited from a multi-million-pound bonus bonanza since the last election. The total amount of performance-related handouts given to civil servants at the
Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images The UK chief executive of energy giant E.ON repeatedly lobbied the then-energy secretary Ed Miliband and others over the sentencing of activists disrupting the company's power plants, warning that any failure to issue "
JET's fusion reactor, where physicists recreate conditions inside the sun, is the sort of experimental nuclear technology that could help the UK cut its emissions, government scientific advisers say. Photograph: Efda-Jet The UK will need to develop a
The UK is on track to meet its 2020 renewable energy targets after low-carbon electricity generation grew more than a quarter in the year to end-June 2012, thanks largely to new solar and offshore wind projects, a government report said...Renewable
Caroline Lucas wrote to the cabinet secretary in 2011 with a warning about secondments...Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Almost two dozen employees from companies including the energy giants British Gas and npower are working at the
The Department of Energy and Climate Change says it particularly wants to encourage the take-up of solid wall insulation and 'hard-to-treat' cavity wall insulation. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian If you are fed-up with living in a cold
Environmental campaigners say the papers reveal the privileged access afforded to Shell across Whitehall. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters Senior Whitehall officials from 10 government departments and agencies attended exclusive "training courses"
David Cameron promised to slim down Whitehall departments but some have grown in recent months David Cameron's pledge to have a 'leaner' civil service has gone backwards after hundreds more staff were employed across large parts of Whitehall in just