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Climate Change: Where we are in Seven Charts

Monday, December 10, 2018

As representatives from nearly 200 countries gather in Poland for talks on climate change, aimed at breathing new life into the Paris Agreement, the question is how warm has the world got and what can we do about it?

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Drax cutting shipping emissions with new partnership

Monday, November 05, 2018

​Selby’s Drax Power is joining forces with partners to tackle CO2 emissions from the shipping industry, which emits roughly 3% of global CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions per year.

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Waitrose to remove takeaway coffee cups

Saturday, April 14, 2018

By autumn 2018 Waitrose will have removed takeaway coffee cups from all their stores. They will continue to offer free hot drinks but shoppers will need to bring their own reusable cups.

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A Carbon Reduction Strategy for the District

Monday, February 19, 2018

Zero Carbon Harrogate responds to Harrogate Borough Councils's draft Carbon Reduction Strategy.

Harrogate to becoming Britain’s first low emissions bus town

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Work is underway to install revolutionary ‘next generation’ wireless charging points at Harrogate Bus Station, in preparation for the arrival of new electric powered buses.

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Café serving redirected food launched in Harrogate

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Michelle Hayes, leader of the Zero Carbon Harrogate Food Group has setup the Ressurected Bites Café at St Mark’s Church on Leeds road in Harrogate.

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Harrogate bus company hails ZCH transport vision

Friday, December 08, 2017

Zero Carbon Harrogate's sustainable transport policies have won the backing of the town's leading bus company.

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UK goes without coal power for first time since the 1880s

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Friday 21st April 2017 was the first 24-hour period since the 1880s where Great Britain went without coal-fired power stations according to the National Grid.

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Cryogenic storage offers more hope for local renewable energy

Friday, March 10, 2017

The world's largest cold energy storage plant is being commissioned at a site near Manchester. The cryogenic energy facility stores power from renewables or off-peak generation by chilling air into liquid form.

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Members of ZCH meet with the district's MPs

Monday, December 12, 2016

Jemima Parker, chair of Zero Carbon Harrogate, along with other members of the group met with the district's MPs, Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Julian Smith, MP for Ripon (pictured), to gather support for the project.

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