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TV’s Dominic Littlewood on how to reduce your energy use right now, ahead of this winter’s bill hikes

TV’s Dominic Littlewood on how to reduce your energy use right now, ahead of this winter’s bill hikes

As households brace themselves for soaring energy bills this winter, some are taking action to try to reduce their energy use right now. For more than a quarter (28%), this is the first summer they’ve taken steps of this nature, after typically paying less attention to bills during the warmer months, according to a survey …

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Kwasi Kwarteng says bringing wood pellets across world isn’t sustainable in contradiction of policy

Leaked recordings reveal Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng thinks importing US-made wood pellets to be burnt by power company Drax ‘doesn’t make sense’

Kwasi Kwarteng says bringing wood pellets halfway across world to burn them in Yorkshire isn’t sustainable in contradiction of Tory policy Biomass is classed as ‘renewable’ because the trees used are replaced This is controversial because Drax power plant is the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter The UK taxpayer subsidises the plant to the tune of …

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Major cities ‘cut off’ after rail operator slashes services as govt urged to intervene | Politics News

The union representing Avanti West Coast could also vote to strike

The government has been accused of “washing its hands of responsibility” after a major train operator slashed its intercity timetable and suspended ticket operations over summer.  Labour’s shadow transport minister Louise Haigh told Sky News it is a “disgrace major cities are being cut off” after Avanti West Coast reduced its routes connecting London to …

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Is it foolish to expect a massive Ethereum price surge pre- and post-Merge?

Is it foolish to expect a massive Ethereum price surge pre- and post-Merge?

Ether’s (ETH) impressive 85% gain in the past 30 days has surprised even the most bullish investors, and it makes the $800 range seen in mid-July seem like ages ago. Bulls now hope to turn $1,900 to support, but derivatives metrics tell a completely different story, and the data suggests that professional traders remain highly …

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‘Stealth mode’: how Disney overtook Netflix in streaming wars | Disney+

It might have taken the Walt Disney company less than three years to overtake Netflix in streaming subscribers, but its road to domination started more than 15 years ago with a carefully planned $100bn (£81bn) strategy to reinvigorate its empire for 21st century viewers. The combination of Netflix priming a global audience for the streaming …

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