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Solar tariff cut plan ruled legally flawed

The government had said the subsidy cut would ensure the scheme carried on in the future

Government plans to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes have been ruled legally flawed by the High Court.

The government had said that subsidies for households that installed solar panels would be halved from 12th December.


Climate change deal disappointing say FOE

Two weeks of haggling at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Durban, has produced a road map towards a new deal for controlling emissions. But nothing will be signed before 2015 or come into effect until 2020. 35 industrialised countries, excluding the US, Russia, China and Canada, also agreed to extend the existing […]

Save the Mabira Forest in Uganda

Arched tree in the Mabira forest. Credit: S.A.Perez (Flickr)

Call on the Ugandan government to reverse its disastrous plan to turn the Mabira forest into a sugarcane plantation.

The government of Uganda is about to give away more than 7000 hectares (17000 acres) of the Mabira rainforest to the Sugar Corporation of Uganda which […]