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  • Published: Aug 18th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Carbon concerns

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Mowing is the most fundamental of all cultural practices. Regular mowing maintains an aesthetically appealing lawn and, when done properly, enhances turf density. Enhanced turf density has the added benefit of reducing runoff of fertilizers and pesticides and in general improving the environmental benefits of lawns. Now that we live in a new climate- and carbon-sensitive world we have to be mindful of carbon emissions from our mowers.

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Carbon economy challenges farms

LEADING Australian scientist Peter Cosier says the challenge for Australian farmers is to capitalise on the terrestrial carbon economy.

Speaking at the National Landcare Forum in Adelaide last week, he said farmers needed to drive investments to improve the health of their agricultural soils, protect areas of high-conservation significance and repair degraded landscapes.

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  • Published: Feb 5th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Summit: Feb. 12 Summit Offers Help in Planning for Carbon Laws

Businesses affected by carbon legislation, large energy consumers, and other executives responsible for strategic planning regarding energy consumption are invited to attend “Positioning Business to Succeed in the Low Carbon Economy – A Climate Change Summit.”

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Minister hears plans for regions low-carbon future

A GOVERNMENT minister yesterday heard for herself plans for the North- Easts green industrial revolution.
At Nissans Sunderland plant, Local Government Minister Rosie Winterton was told about plans to transform the region into a low carbon economy.

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  • Published: Jan 24th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Mind your carbon credits

The emerging carbon economy is complicated; unscrupulous traders with phony schemes are taking advantage of a confused marketplace and a lack of education among buyers.

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  • Published: Dec 28th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Opinion: Copenhagen was horribly disappointing, but it was not an unmitigated failure

So how was it for you? Disappointing, frustrating, more than a little upsetting? Join the club.
In keeping with the somewhat sordid seasonal traditions of the office Christmas Party, world leaders will find themselves waking up this week feeling secretly ashamed at their behaviour, while trying to convince themselves that no one noticed and everything will turn out all right in the end.

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  • Published: Dec 15th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Carbon Trust invests

Fast-growing UK waste treatment and renewable energy company, New Earth Solutions Group has received a

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Canberra Ag credits welcomed by Wool Carbon Alliance

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The newly formed Wool Carbon Alliance today welcomed the Federal Governments announcement to recognise the positive role that farming and wool growing play in the carbon cycle.

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  • Published: Nov 8th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Rubbish could help boost London’s low carbon economy

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10/30/2009
London’s low carbon economy could be boosted by the 22 million tonnes of rubbish the city produces each year, an environmental charity has claimed.

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  • Published: Oct 25th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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EC creates

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  • Published: Oct 19th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Aldersgate Group:

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The Government needs a more radical approach to financing low carbon projects to ensure carbon targets are met, according to a report by an environmental lobby group.

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DeepDive: Expert Q&A – Welcome to the Post-Carbon Economy

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Not long ago, manufacturers were enthralled with the idea of moving production to lower-cost countries. In his new book, The Post Carbon Economy: The 5 Secrets of Corporate Leadership when Carbon is Priced, Amit Chatterjee argues that such thinking is becoming passé as cap-and-trade regulations and other factors force manufacturers to begin to price and pay for their carbon emissions. Chatterjee, who is CEO of Hara Software Inc., a vendor of environmental and energy management software, discussed the ideas in his book with MA Executive Editor Jeff Moad.

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Champions of the Low Carbon Economy ClimateBiz.com

Global leaders from corporate, public and civil society gather around the events of Climate Week, which began Sunday in New York. In Part 1 of a two-part post, guest bloggers Jonathan Berman, Sonila Cook and John Stephenson of strategy consulting firm Dalberg describe their discussions with dozens of CEOs in the run-up to the week’s events.

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  • Published: Sep 21st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Cutting carbon emissions must be highest priority say leading environmental groups

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Cutting carbon emissions and restoring the natural world must be given the ”highest priority” by the next government, the UK’s leading environment groups urged today as they unveiled a manifesto for the coming election.

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‘Who owns our low carbon future?’

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Current business practices will not bring much-needed technologies to international markets fast enough to meet ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, says a new Intellectual Property and Energy Technologies joint report by Chatham House and CambridgeIP.
This is a critical issue for international public policy, concludes the report, ‘Who owns our low carbon future?’

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  • Published: Sep 18th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Britain says China trade boosts UK low carbon plan

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LONDON – Britain and China have agreed trade and investment deals worth $US500 million ($A582.2 million), including help for UK low carbon products and services, the British government said.

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France, UK And Germany Front-runners In Low Carbon Transition

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European countries such as France, UK and Germany are front-runners in the transition to a low carbon world as per a report produced by the London-based Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G) and the Climate Institute (Australia).

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Credibility of project-based offsetting in tatters

Over the weekend there was news that a company called SGS was suspended by the United Nations from its role as an auditor of carbon offset projects. SGS had been appointed by the UN to check that offsetting projects were being set up properly and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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Instantis Launches Pioneering Solution for Green Enterprise Management Carbon Ready Named Strategic Consulting Partner

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(live-PR.com) – SANTA CLARA, CA — (Marketwire) — 08/19/09 — Instantis, the premier provider of on-demand project portfolio management software used by business process and IT leaders to improve strategy execution and financial performance, announced today the availability of EnterpriseTrack(TM) Green Edition. Instantis simultaneously announced a strategic consulting partnership with Carbon Ready, a subsidiary of UK-based Oakland Consulting.

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  • Published: Aug 5th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Ofgem demands

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Electricity companies need to invest

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  • Published: Jul 27th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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To reach a low carbon future, we need to take a great leap

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When President Kennedy declared in 1961 that the United States would put a man on the moon within the decade, he also described it as

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  • Published: Jul 24th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Britains Labour government places big bet on low-carbon future

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The Science Museum is one of Londons best-loved landmarks, largely because generations of children have been taken there by their parents to play with its increasingly sophisticated sets of hands-on gadgets. But it also houses the originals of some of the iconic inventions that made possible Britains Industrial Revolution.

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  • Published: Jul 16th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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PREVIEW-Britain to unveil “route map” to low carbon future

* Britain to publish plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions

* Spotlight on nuclear, renewables, energy efficiency

LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – Britain will say on Wednesday how it plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change by investing in nuclear and renewable power and promoting greater energy efficiency.

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  • Published: Jul 8th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Farmer face potential pain, gains in new “carbon economy”

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NEW YORK (AP) – In addition to raising energy prices, the climate legislation that’s winding through Congress would create a parallel financial system with a carbon-based currency.

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  • Published: Jul 4th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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UK lagging in progress to low-carbon economy

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Uncertainty about future policy directions is preventing companies from making major investments in efforts to reduce carbon emissions.

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