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11 March headlines
Electric cars could cut oil imports 40% by 2030, says study
Electric cars could cut the UK’s oil imports by 40% and reduce drivers’ fuel bills by £13 billion if deployed on a large scale, according to a new study. Guardian.
Breaking up the banks could stop the public getting a poor deal, says MPs
Breaking up Britain’s big four banks could stop the public getting a “poor deal” by boosting competition in the sector, MPs on the Treasury Select Committee have said. Telegraph.
Ministers’ cars to be swapped for electric versions in green drive
Government ministers will have their first taste of greener driving soon, with the first of a new fleet of electrical vehicles to replace older fuel-guzzling ministerial cars. Guardian.
Fracking: communities may miss out on cash payments
Thousands of people exposed to disruption from fracking near their homes could miss out on promised cash payments, while near areas earmarked for drilling are unlikely to be identified until after the election. Telegraph.
Geoengineering is not a solution to climate change – Scientific America
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