Tag Archives: Caroline Spelman

The political print: DEFRA the poisoned challis

THE CABINET reshuffle seems to have inflamed a very public spat between he deposed environment secretary, Owen Paterson, and Greenpeace. Claims and counterclaims, regarding burning effigies and death threats, provided the Guardian and Daily Telegraph with plenty of copy. Paterson’s removal seems to have been the most controversial, but is that because the man himself…
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Carbon reporting to be mandatory

ALL BUSINESSES listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange will have to report their levels of greenhouse gas emissions from the start of the next financial year under plans announced by the Deputy Prime Minister at the Rio+20 Summit today.     The Government missed a deadline in April to make a…
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Investors back plan for 40 AD plants

INVESTORS INCLUDING The Duchy of Cornwall, Sainsbury’s and Islamic investment firm Fajr Capital have stumped up £65m to back a network of anaerobic digestion (AD) plants.   The money will be used to form a “game-changing” start-up company, Tamar Energy, which will focus on producing energy from organic waste matter. The plan is to develop…
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