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Jeremiah Beveridge quote What is a grassroots organization? National Center for Charitable Statistics – undated 12/21/2015
Grassroot changes Grassroots innovation movements: challenges and contributions Smith, Fressoli, Thomas, Journal of cleaner production xxx(2013), 1-11 12/21/2015
Without hot air Sustainable Energy – without the hot air Website/ online book 2/6/2016
Skeptical Science Skeptical Science Website 2/6/2016
Climate Feedback Climate Feedback Website 2/6/2016
Church of England divests from fossil fuels Church of England divests from oil firm over ‘allegations of corruption’ Christian Today – Jul 2015 12/10/2015
Drop in solar panel prices Swanson’s Law and the stunning drop in the cost of solar cells AEIdeas – May 2013 12/21/2015
IRR Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Investing Answers – undated 12/21/2015
Name that quote (Unilever) Unilever saves 1 million tonnes of CO2 – and €244m Unilever [Press Release] – May 2015 12/30/2015
Only half the world’s CEO believe climate change is a threat Redefining business success in a changing world CEO Survey PriceWaterhouseCoopers – Jan 2016 2/6/2016
James Russell Lowell quote No. VII Latest views of Mr Biglow Readbookonline – undated 12/21/2015
IEA downward revision of renewable energy take up IEA slashes renewable energy forecast Euractiv – Aug 2014 12/21/2015
Just five key policies needed to create a peak in energy emissions (IEA) World Energy Outlook Special Report – Energy and Climate Change IAE – Jun 2015 2/8/2016
EU targets for renewables Renewable energy: Moving towards a low carbon economy European Commission – undated 12/21/2015
UK sub-targets for renewable energy UK failing on renewable heat and transport targets – Jun 2015 12/21/2015
UK second progress report on renewable energy Second Progress Report on the Promotion and Use of Energy from Renewable Sources for the United Kingdom – Dec 2013 12/21/2015
UK is not on track to meet its targets EU tracking roadmap 2015: Keeping track of EU Renewable Energy Targets towards 2020 European Forum for Renewable Energy Sources – Jun 2015 12/21/2015
Third slowest nation in the EU to decarbonise Energy from renewable sources Eurostat – Feb 2016 14/2/2016
In absence of a credible plan Britain will miss legally-binding renewable energy target, Energy Secretary admits The Telegraph – Nov 2015 12/21/2015
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Engineering the UK energy gap The Institution of Mechanical Engineers – Jan 2016 2/6/2016
Siemen’s director of energy strategy and government affairs Energy Plans Are ‘No Way to Run’ Policy Bloomberg – Feb 2016 2/6/2016
The coalition government cut emissions by 13.8% 10% Challenge: Carbon Reduction on the Government Office Estate HM Government – 2011 12/21/2015
Greening Government Commitments Greening Government Commitments – Annual Report 2013-14 HM Government – Feb 2015 12/21/2015
96 local authorities have signed up to climate local and what they have achieved Climate Local: Annual Report Local Government Association – undated 12/21/2015
Green Deal Green Deal: energy saving for your home – undated 12/21/2015
Affordable Warmth Obligation Help from your energy supplier: the Affordable Warmth Obligation – undated 12/21/2015
UK government budget Public Expenditure – Statistical Analyses 2013 HM Treasury – Jul 2015 12/21/2015
The UK’s climate change act and it sets a tougher target than the EU Implementing the Climate Change Act 2008: The Government’s proposal for setting the fourth carbon budget HM Government – May 2011 12/21/2015
Display Energy Certificates Improving the energy efficiency of our buildings – A guide to display energy certificates and advisory reports for public buildings Department for Communities and Local Government – Jul 2015 12/21/2015
CRC energy efficiency scheme CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme: how it works and advice on managing the CRC as a business opportunity. Carbon Trust – undated 12/21/2015
half hourly electricity market (settlement process) What is the inbalance settlement process? Elexon – undated 12/21/2015
CCL and CPS Carbon Price Floor House of Commons Library – May 2014 12/21/2015
CCL and CPS Climate change levy House of Commons Library – Nov 2009,d.d2s 12/21/2015
CCL and CPS Climate Change Levy (CCL) & Carbon Price Floor (CPF) Bulletin HMRC – retrieved Jul 2105 7/3/2015
The UK government prefers voluntary measures UK response to European Commission public consultations on the circular economy and on the functioning of waste markets – Oct 2015 12/21/2015
Renewables Obligation Renewables Obligation (RO) Ofgem – undated 12/21/2015
The RO is replaced by CFD and CFD Electricity Market Reform – Contract for Difference: Contract and Allocation Overview – Aug 2013 12/21/2015
Solar removed from the renewables obligation in Dec 2015 Changes to financial support for solar PV – Dec 2015 12/23/2015
Feed-in Tariffs Feed-in Tariff scheme Energy Saving Trust – undated 12/21/2015
UK low carbon policy, What central government is doing and the three big subsidies 2010 to 2015 government policy: low carbon technologies – May 2015 12/21/2015
What is the Department for Transport doing Annual Report and Accounts 2014–15 DfT – June 2015 12/21/2015
What is the Department for Business, Innovation and skills doing Business Plan 2012-2015 BIS – May 2012 12/21/2015
Green Investment Bank Green Investment Bank Commercial web site 12/21/2015
The government plans to privatise the bank and strip its obligation to invest in clean technology Green investment bank ‘no longer required by law to invest in green projects’ The Guardian – Feb 2016 26/02/2016
What is the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs doing Annual Report and Accounts 2014–15 Defra -July 2015 12/21/2015
What is the Department of Energy and Climate change doing Annual Report and Accounts 2014–16 DECC – July 2015 12/21/2015
What is the Department for Culture, Media and Sport doing Annual Report and Accounts 2014–17 DCMS – July 2015 12/21/2015
What is the Department of Health doing Annual Report and Accounts 2014–18 DoH – July 2015 12/21/2015
Defra – no thanks to mandatory measures for the circular economy Defra Publishes UK Response To Circular Economy Consultation Chartered Institute of Waste Management – Nov 2015 12/9/2015
OECD subsidies 2015 Fossil Fuel Support – GBR OECD – 2015 12/21/2015
Sky Travel, most miserable day of the year Tell me now how do I feel Bad Science – Jan 2011 12/21/2015
World Bank database World DataBank World DataBank- live 12/21/2015
OECD statistics Welcome to OECD.Stat OECD – live 12/18/2015
EIA data US Energy Information Adminstration EIA – live 12/21/2015
IAE publications International Energy Agency Free Publications IEA – live 12/21/2015
UK Welcome to GOV.UK – live 12/21/2015
United Nations data United Nations Statistics Division United Nations Statistics Division – live 12/21/2015
UK government plans to improve data provision [blog] – Sep 2015 12/18/2015
UK to phase out coal in favour of gas New direction for UK energy policy – Nov 2015 12/21/2015
secretary of state to rule on Cuadrilla’s appeal Communities secretary to determine Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals Utility Week – Nov 2015 12/21/2015
quote about reason for secretary of state to rule on Cuadrilla’s appeal Communities secretary to determine Cuadrilla’s fracking appeals Utility Week – Nov 2016 12/21/2015
Paris agreement and decisions Adoption of the Paris agreement UNFCCC – Dec 2015 12/15/2015
The OECD OECD – better policies for better lives Website 12/18/2015
The IEA International Energy Agency – Secure Sustainable Together Website 12/18/2015
G7 countries agree to limit global warming to 2° G7 to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Politico – Jun 2015 12/18/2015
G20 energy Global climate challenges: assessing the G20’s response G20 – Dec 2105 12/18/2015
g20 China, circular economy and plastics G20 – Turkey: The Anatalya summit G20 – Nov 2015 12/18/2015
Germany’s Energiewende Energy Transition – the German Energyiewende Website 12/18/2015
Sweden’s journey to reduced oil dependency Sweden tackles climate change Swedish Government – undated 12/18/2015
Other countries are interested in the way Sweden has moved from oil Obama: ‘We can learn’ from Sweden on energy, climate innovations The Hill – Sep 2013 12/18/2015
California used cap and trade income to provide solar panels to disadvantaged families CSI Single-Family Affordable Solar Homes (SASH) Program – Feb 2015 12/21/2015
Expansion of two National Marine Sanctuaries Cordell Bank, Farallones national marine sanctuaries expanded: New name for expanded Farallones reflects new boundaries, opportunities National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – June 2015 12/21/2015
Ontario bans coal fired electricity generation Ontario Permanently Bans Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change – Nov 2015 12/9/2015
NY state to get 50% of its electricity from renewables Letter from NY state governor to the CEO of the state department of public service Andrew Cuomo – Dec 2015 12/7/2015
India to increase renewable generation and cut fossil fuel subsidies India to hike renewable energy output, cut fossil fuel subsidies The Tribune – Nov 2015 12/21/2015
alberta carbon tax and emissions limit Climate Leadership 12/10/2015
carbon pricing schemes State and Trends of Carbon Pricing World Bank – Sep 2015 12/4/2015
Royal Navy move to oil Naval innovation – from coal to oil Dahl, Joint Force Quarterly, ndupress, Apr 2001 12/21/2015
Building the US airforce and the US airforce in WWII Missions Part One: From the Signal Corps to the Air Corps USAirforce – undated 12/21/2015
Building the French airforce Aviation during World War One Century of Flight – undated 12/21/2015
Building the UK airforce WW1 British Aircraft Military Factory – undated 12/21/2015
Improvements in planes Aviation at the Start of the First World War Century of Flight – undated 12/21/2015
Penicillin development The Real Story Behind Penicillin PBS – Sep 2013 12/21/2015
British gas switch over The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History, Volume 2 Mokyr, Oxford University Press, 13 Aug 2003 12/21/2015
Whatever happenened to the ozone hole Severe ozone depletion avoided University of Leeds – May 2015 12/21/2015
Fall of the Soviet Union Fall of the Soviet Union The Cold War Museum – undated 12/21/2015
End of apartheid Unit 6. The End of Apartheid and the Birth of Democracy Overcoming Apartheid and Michigan State University – undated 12/21/2015
City moves to avoid falling into a mine City in transformation Kiruna Stadsomsvandling – live website 12/21/2015
decarbonisation pathways Pathways to deep decarbonisation Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project – Dec 2015 12/7/2015
decarbonisation pathways 100% Wind, Water, and Solar (WWS) All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for Countries and States Stanford University – undated 12/7/2015
Global Apollo A global Apollo programme to combat climate change Website 12/7/2015
Mission Innovation Announcing: “Mission Innovation” The White House – Nov 2015 12/7/2015
Breakthrough energy coalition Introducing the Breakthrough Energy Coalition Website 12/7/2015
90 million cars and trucks 2014 production statistics OICA – 2014 figures 12/21/2015
300 million bottles of champagne How many bottles of Champagne are produced each year? Glass of Bubbly – Nov 2013 12/21/2015
100 billion on trident replacement Reality Check: How much would Trident replacement cost? BBC – Apr 2015 12/21/2015
dictionary definition of sustainable Oxford Dictionaries online definition of sustainable Oxford Dictionaries online – undated 12/21/2015
Mr Micawber’s definition of a sustainable lifestyle David Copperfield Dickens, published as a novel in 1850 12/21/2015