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The UK was leading on tackling climate change – so why is the Government now failing to act?, Notebook

The UK was leading on tackling climate change – so why is the Government now failing to act?

Four years ago this week I felt immensely proud that the UK was leading the way in tackling climate change after the UK Parliament passed the Climate Change Act. Yet as world leaders gather in Doha for the UN Climate Change talks, it’s hard not to feel pessimistic.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 28 November 2012 at 2:38 pm

How to make electricity from rice husk, Notebook

How to make electricity from rice husk

A company in one of India’s poorest states is delivering electricity to the rural poor, using only rice husk.

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 December 2010 at 12:03 pm

Power struggles in India, Notebook

Power struggles in India

Bihar, a state with some of India’s most sophisticated ancient history, now has some of its deepest-rooted problems. Political crossroads are here again with this month’s state government elections, and vying politicians are promising renewable energy to win votes.

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Monday, 8 November 2010 at 12:25 pm

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