Miliband: climate change can’t be solved by ‘X-Factor politics’

Ed Miliband used his first speech as Labour Party leader to underline his commitment to fighting climate change. The former energy and environment secretary said: “The focus groups will tell you that there’s no votes in green issues. Maybe not. But taking the difficult steps to protect our planet for future generations is the greatest […]

Siemens targets UK for £80m wind turbine factory

German manufacturing giant Siemens is to build a new £80m wind turbine factory in the UK. The production facility could be built on the east coast or in the north east of England and a Siemens spokesman said it was hoped it would be operational by 2014, with the first turbines turning by 2015. Friends […]