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Energy bill rises will be tiny 15.7.2009 Guardian: Environment
Compared with wildly fluctuating wholesale gas and electricity prices, the cost of cutting emissions will scarcely be detectable on future energy bills The ink isn't dry on , and already the whingeing has begun. The talkshows are buzzing with complaints about the impact on energy prices. Some punters suggest that this will be the end of life as we know it: the government's plans will wreck the economy and bankrupt struggling families. There's no doubt that fuel poverty remains an important issue in this country. It still accelerates the deaths of elderly people every winter. Being able to maintain your home at a habitable temperature is a basic human right. But the new plans will make no appreciable difference. According to the government, ...
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Tories would do more to cut carbon 15.7.2009 Guardian: Environment
The government's low-carbon strategy fails to break with the past and lacks the sense of urgency required to fight climate change The Department of Energy and Climate Change has setting out its plans between now and 2020. This policy area is crucial for Britain; its consequences will affect our lives and those of future generations. But while it is important for the government to set out plans to deliver the goals we all share, the UK starts from a poor position. Global energy markets have changed dramatically in the past decade. We have arrived at the end of easy oil and at the beginning of a carbon constrained world. Yet despite these seismic energy shifts, government policy has stayed the same. Indeed, the most notable change has not ...
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People power 15.7.2009 BBC: Science
How one village aims to become carbon neutral
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PM tells NAM no nation should provide safe haven to terrorists 15.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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15th NAM Summit begins in Sharm-el-Sheikh 15.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Miliband takes the greener path 15.7.2009 The Guardian -- Front Page
A new low-carbon road map sets the government on the right track on emissions reduction – now we should all do our bit For the last two years the "transition movement" has been a grassroots effort by thousands of ordinary people determined to begin the transformation towards a low-carbon lifestyle. Today it became government policy. Not for nothing is called the . No longer are towns and villages like – or my own community effort, – on their own. Their demand – to be part of the low-carbon solution, rather than the problem – has been adopted wholesale by government. Since the was passed last year, the UK has theoretically been committed to an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. But that act was only half the battle won: the ...
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Britain presents plans to cut emissions, add jobs 15.7.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
The British government detailed ambitious plans Wednesday to cut carbon emissions substantially by 2020, and said 40 percent of the country's electricity by then would come from renewable sources.
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Britain presents plans to cut emissions, add jobs 15.7.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The British government detailed ambitious plans Wednesday to cut carbon emissions substantially by 2020, and said 40 percent of the country's electricity by then would come from renewable sources.
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Senate eyes public transit as climate change solution 15.7.2009 Minnesota Independent
Federal strategies for tackling climate change are doomed to fail without concerted efforts to keep Americans out of their cars — efforts that will necessarily include a greater emphasis on public transit, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told Senate lawmakers Tuesday.
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Suit claims Minn. DNR didn't identify impact of proposed steel mill 15.7.2009 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The state of Minnesota and an environmental group will argue in court today about whether the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources did a good enough job of identifying the likely impacts of a proposed steel mill on the Iron Range.
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Hint is clear: PM says punish those who abet terror 15.7.2009 CNN-IBN: World
THE INDIA VIEWPOINT: Manmohan Singh attends the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.Manmohan Singh wants international convention against terrorism.
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PM takes on Pak, says punish terror sponsors 15.7.2009 CNN-IBN Top Stories
THE INDIA VIEWPOINT: Manmohan Singh attends the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Sharm el-Sheikh.Manmohan Singh wants international convention against terrorism.
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PM's clear message: Punish those who abet terrorism 15.7.2009 Hindustan Times: World
Stressing that terrorists and those who abet them must be brought to justice, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday proposed a Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh.
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Government unveils sweeping plans for low-carbon economy 15.7.2009 Guardian: Environment
The low-carbon transition plan covers all sectors, from home insulation and generating power, to electric cars and high-speed trains The government has unveiled detailed plans for transforming the UK to a low-carbon economy and meeting its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The measures, which touch on all aspects of life, from home insulation and power generation to electric cars and high-speed trains, are designed to achieve emissions cuts of 34% by 2020 compared with 1990 levels. Under the plans, which are projected to create 1.2m "green jobs", every government department will be required to meet a carbon budget alongside its financial budget. The announcement is the first time the government has laid out in detail ...
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U.S. Officials Press China for Climate Efforts 15.7.2009 NY Times: World
Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned that a continuing rise in greenhouse gas emissions would displace more people in China than in any other country.
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UK sets out plans for low-carbon economy 15.7.2009 Financial Times: Energy
Investments in renewable energy, nuclear power, fuel-efficient vehicles and other forms of low-carbon manufacturing were laid out by the government on Wednesday morning as it unveiled the UK's industrial strategy for fighting global warming
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German brothel offers discount to eco-friendly clients 15.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Scientists' best predictions about global warming might be incorrect 15.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Chu Warns China on Emissions 15.7.2009 Wall St. Journal: World
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said China's greenhouse-gas emissions growth is on course to wipe out gains from Western conservation efforts unless it intensifies clean-up ...
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Egypt takes charge of NAM from Cuba 15.7.2009 New Kerala: World News
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