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Green Homes Grant scheme to insulate houses axed

Green Homes Grant scheme to insulate houses axed

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Getty ImagesA much-promoted grants programme to help UK householders insulate their homes is to be scrapped within days.The Green Homes Grant (GHG) reached just 10% of the 600,000 homes the chancellor promised would be improved.The scheme will be stopped on Wednesday and the cash allocated to a separate insulation fund run by councils.The £300m previously allocated for the GHG will now go into a programme administered by local authorities, targeted at lower income households.Don't raid home insulation scheme, MPs urge ministersGovernment home insulation programme criticisedGreen plan to upgrade homes was 'botched', say MPsSome 19 million homes in the UK need to be insulated or the emissions from gas boilers will wreck the UK's chances of achieving its climate change targets.But the GHG sch...
Cardinals agree to year deal with longtime Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green

Cardinals agree to year deal with longtime Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green

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March 17 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a one-year contract with longtime Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the Cardinals and Green agreed to the contract Wednesday. Green's one-year pact includes $ 6 million in guarantees, but he can earn more than $ 2 million in incentives. Advertisement Green, 32, had a career-low 523 yards on 47 receptions in 16 games last season. He also had a career-low two touchdown receptions in 2020. The seven-time Pro Bowl selection had five-consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards to start his career. He has had just one season with at least 1,000 yards since 2015. Green, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, ranks second in Bengals history with 649 catches for 9,430 receivi...
Government defends Cumbria coal mine green light

Government defends Cumbria coal mine green light

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New Year Honours 2021: ‘Green’ economist recognised

New Year Honours 2021: ‘Green’ economist recognised

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How green and profitable are e-scooters?

How green and profitable are e-scooters?

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