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30 January headlines
Solar power in the UK almost doubled in 2014
Solar power almost doubled in the last year, with 650,000 installations ranging from solar farms to panels on homes, figures showed. Guardian.
Gatwick expansion plans attacked by MPs
Building a second runway at Gatwick airport would be a disaster for the areas, causing transport gridlock and “irreparable damage” to the surrounding towns and countryside, MPs have warned. Financial Times.
Shell returns to the Arctic – but still cuts £10bn from global investment
Shell hopes to press ahead with its controversial drilling campaign in the Arctic this summer, despite announcing plans to slash group investment by $15 billion over the next three years. Independent.
Icebergs ‘have sound signature’
Listening to icebergs could help assess the extent of glacier melt, scientists report. Researchers found that different types of icebergs have their own acoustic signature as they calve away from ice. BBC.
The world according to population size – Telegraph
The responsible investor’s guide to climate change – Market Watch
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