Greg Barker

Type: Person
Name: Greg Barker
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Region at forefront of world’s energy challenge

Finding new ways to generate and store energy is the defining technological challenge of our age.Energy use lies at the centre of the global climate change debate while fuel security plays a growing role in our politics and personal finances.Access to ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Battery, Biofuels, Leeds
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Anthony Hilton: How politicians are putting off investors

It’s a fair bet that most people would approve the project immediately and perhaps even offer up a silent prayer to request that every ministerial decision should be that easy.But if you were Greg Barker, and a junior minister in the Department of Energy ... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Moorpark discusses building pool

Proponents of a new pool in Moorpark are hoping that school and city officials can work together to make it a reality for the benefit of high school students as well as the entire community.The idea to build a pool was discussed Tuesday at the Moorpark ... [Published Ventura County Star - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Meon Valley MP welcomes cash boost

A CASH injection of £1.4m that will complete a flood defence scheme has been welcomed by a village’s MP.Meon Valley MP George Hollingbery was delighted to hear the news that the government is pumping £1.4m into the flood scheme alleviation scheme in ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Grant Elementary PTA To Consider Airport Ballot Measures Tonight

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:45 am Mirror StaffThe Grant PTA will hold a Town Hall-style meeting tonight, Oct. 14 to help the community better understand the two airport ballot measures, "LC" and "D," and to make a recommendation to the wider community that ... [Published Santa Monica Mirror - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Greg Barker, Democracy
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Russian medal is awarded to World War Two veteran

A former Royal Navy Seaman Gunner has been awarded a long-awaited Russian medal for his service on the Arctic Convoys during the Second World War.Mr William Weeks, 92, joined naval colleagues at the Russian Embassy where they were presented with the Ushakov ... [Published Sussex Express - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Association protects pensions for retired California teachers

By Jonathan AndradeRetired teachers with pensions can thank in part the many years worth of effort put forth by a retiree named Laura Esta Settle, former president and founder of the California Retired Teachers Association.Settle, who died in 1945, battled ... [Published Moorpark Acorn - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Why the energy has gone out of Tory green policy

Prime Minister David Cameron delivers his keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham on October 1, 2014 in Birmingham Photograph: Matt Cardy/Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, but if the Conservative Party has any ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Greg Barker: Tories must not "dance off to the right"

For this week's Conservative conference edition of the New Statesman , I interviewed Greg Barker, Conservative MP for Bexhill and Battle, former climate change minister (he accompanied David Cameron to the Arctic Circle in 2006) and ultra-moderniser. ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Sir Paul McCartney urges people to skip meat for one day a week to fight climate change

Sir Paul has called on the British public and politicians to take part in his Meat Free Monday, which asks people to ditch meat for one day a week as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit on Tuesday.Blue & Green Tomorrow ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 8 reports

Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge Campaign

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ... [Published EON Environment - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Greg Barker appointed as PM's climate envoy

Ex-energy minister responsible for the Green Deal given the job of tackling climate change on the global stageThe architect of the government’s ailing Green Deal scheme, former energy minister Greg Barker, has been appointed as the prime minister’s envoy ... [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]

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...find a way of efficiently storing energy when it is generated in excess (i ee on very windy or sunny days) we will never be free from fossil fuels. "storing energy will become increasingly important in the move towards a low carbon economy" said Greg Barker, Minister for Energy and Climate Change, as he announced over £8 million of funding in February this year for innovation in energy...
...civil discussion, that I hope will set an example to our children of how democracy is best served by an engaged, informed public," Barker said. "grant is the closest santa monica school to the airport, and i think we have a unique opportunity to help raise awareness of these complicated and sometimes confusing ballot measures for our entire city. the general public will also be welcome to attend, though only grant pta members may vote."
In response to calls from some Tory MPs for David Cameron to declare his willingess to campaign for EU withdrawal, Barker told me that the party "musn't obsess about europe" and urged recalcitrant backbenchers to "rally round David, stop obsessing about every dot and comma in our negotiating position and actually give him...

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Are solar farms really hitting British food pro... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 6 hours ago]
Region at forefront of world’s energy challenge [Published Yorkshire Post - Oct 20 2014]
2014 Heartland Film Festival Announces Grand Pr... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 19 2014]
Anthony Hilton: How politicians are putting off... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 16 2014]
Moorpark discusses building pool [Published Ventura County Star - Oct 15 2014]
Meon Valley MP welcomes cash boost [Published Portsmouth Today - Oct 15 2014]
Grant Elementary PTA To Consider Airport Ballot... [Published Santa Monica Mirror - Oct 14 2014]
Energy firm reveals 24-acre solar farm ambition [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Oct 13 2014]
Russian medal is awarded to World War Two veteran [Published Sussex Express - Oct 10 2014]
Association protects pensions for retired Calif... [Published Moorpark Acorn - Oct 10 2014]
Nick Clegg taunts David Cameron on 'green crap' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
Greg wears it pink to join breast cancer campaign [Published Sussex Express - Oct 05 2014]
County welcomes renewable energy revolution [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Oct 02 2014]
New inquest dates set regarding death of Waypoi... [Published Barrie Examiner - Oct 02 2014]
Why the energy has gone out of Tory green policy [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 01 2014]
Solar emerging as attractive investment for ret... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 30 2014]
Energy storage: The innovation boom [Published 2Degrees - Sep 29 2014]
Award-winning photographer Dallal to support Rota [Published Qatar Peninsula - Sep 29 2014]
The Hawaii International Film Festival Presente... [Published PRWeb - Sep 27 2014]
New York summit: what it means for climate trea... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Sep 26 2014]
How solar power could help schools spend more o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
Industry Insider blog – He came, he saw, he del... [Published Installer Online - Sep 25 2014]
Greg Barker: Tories must not "dance off to the ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
Greg Barker: the loyal Cameroon [Published New Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
Leaders under fire for failure to attend post-U... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
Giving up meat just one day a week can help sav... [Published Irish Independent - Sep 23 2014]
Labour pledges support for solar powered schools [Published Friends of the Earth UK - Sep 22 2014]
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published EON Environment - Sep 22 2014]
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published EON Retail - Sep 22 2014]
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Sep 22 2014]
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Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published EON Environment - Sep 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ...
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published EON Retail - Sep 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ...
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Sep 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ...
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published Business Wire Environment News - Sep 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ...
Pledge Brunch Spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pl... [Published Business Wire Natural Resources News - Sep 22 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beyond Meat's meat free brunch with actor Mark Ruffalo and Greg Barker, MP & Climate Advisor to UK Prime Minister, spotlights U.N. Summit Climate Pledge campaign. ...
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