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Climate Change Commission for Wales report says green progress 'must be accelerated'

peter-daviesWales must prioritise low-carbon technology development and green investment even in tough economic times, a wide-ranging environmental report has warned.

The first annual Climate Change Commission for Wales report published today said Wales was “well placed to play a leading role” in the development of a global low-carbon economy but that the Welsh Government faced a number of key challenges that required “urgent and collective action”.


UK government launches Green Deal skills partnership

roof insulationUK Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has launched a new partnership this week to ensure that private firms have the right skills to deliver the Green Deal amid widespread concerns that the scheme is flawed.

The Green Deal Skills Alliance (GDSA), which brings together three skills organisations – Asset Skills, ConstructionSkills and SummitSkills, will create training and accreditation for the energy assessment, advice and installation workforce.


Tower Light set to lead the way in LED lighting

Combating climate change
Over the past fifteen years, one of the world’s leading lighting manufacturers, Tower Light, has built up an enviable reputation for developing products that combine environment issues with clear, safe lighting on construction sites, highways and outside events. The company recognises the importance of combating climate change and consequently has become the global leader in manufacturing green and environmentally friendly lighting towers, whilst continuing to ensure that site workers or event visitors are provided with a safe setting.


Anglicans prepare for Climate Change conference

leafThe eyes of the world will be on South Africa from Sunday 27 November to Friday 9 December this year. Negotiators and political leaders from around the world will gather in Durban at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17).