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Une journée sans voiture

Climate Action reports that Paris is to ban motor vehicles from many of its roads on 27 September in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.  This will coincide with European Mobility Week. Mayor Hidalgo (pictured here) said: “Paris will be completely transformed for a day… This is an opportunity for Parisians and tourists to enjoy the city without noise, pollution…

Proposed changes to Feed in Tariffs

Energy Live News has the story on government proposals to change FiT payments to new renewable producers.  Its report begins: The UK Government is proposing to drastically reduce incentives for solar power and has threatened to close the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme.  It has launched a consultation with revised tariffs “based on updated technology cost data” in…

Groundwork at Lyme Valley Parkway

Groundwork West Midlands, working in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Wild Trout Trust and Stoke City Football Club is working with young volunteers who are helping to improve the Lyme Brook at Lyme Valley Parkway, Newcastle-under-Lyme, a social action project that benefits those taking part and the wider community. The young volunteers aged between 16…