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  • Published: Aug 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Councils ‘should be set carbon budgets’

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Local councils should be set carbon budgets to help encourage community-scale renewable power, green campaigners have urged.

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  • Published: Jul 5th, 2010
  • Category: India
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‘Carbon emissions necessary for India’

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While India played a crucial role at the climate summit at Copenhagen opposing the legally binding targets for carbon emission cuts, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) have collaborated on a new approach to developing a strategy for climate negotiation over carbon budget of the country. T Jayaraman, chairperson, Centre for Science, Technology and Society, School of Habitat Studies, TISS, talks to DNA about his paper which was recently discussed by Jairam Ramesh, minister of state for environment and forest at a conference held recently.

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  • Published: Jul 5th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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TRANSPORT CAMPAIGNERS WELCOME CARBON EMISSIONS REPORT

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Transport campaigners have today welcomed a report that warns the UK will fail to meet legally binding targets to cut emissions over the next decade if it does not make significant progress in making electricity, homes, transport and agriculture greener.

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  • Published: May 29th, 2010
  • Category: UK
  • Comments: 4

Carbon emissions to fall in 2010, but Britain could miss target by 2020

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The knock-on effects of the past recession and less use of expensive fossil fuel such as coal will help Britain report a decline in carbon emissions in 2010.

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  • Published: Nov 18th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Carbon budgets are ‘fair’ says Lord Smith

| Sourced From Telegraph.co.uk |

Lord Smith of Finsbury, the Chairman of the Environment Agency (EA), said introducing a “personal carbon allowances” in the next 20 years could help the UK meet ambitious climate change targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Published: Nov 8th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Industry Eye: Drive to cut carbon emissions could bring stack of problems for British landowners

| Sourced From Yorkshirepost.co.uk |

The UK is now legally committed to bringing down carbon emissions to 34 per cent below their 1990 level by 2020 by using three five-year-long budget periods where the reductions can be monitored.
Two weeks ago the Climate Change Committee, the official climate change watchdog, warned that a “step change” was needed in the pace of UK emissions reductions if we are to stick to these tough carbon budgets.

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  • Published: Jul 27th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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INTERVIEW-UK ‘carbon budgets’ seen as model for others

* Other nations could imitate British carbon cuts-Porritt

* But British government promises more than it delivers

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent

OSLO, July 25 (Reuters) – The world can learn from a British plan for “carbon budgets” to fight climate change even though London often promises more than it delivers, a senior government adviser said.

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