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  • Published: Nov 24th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Fujitsu: Businesses can reduce carbon footprint using IT

| Sourced From Computeach.co.uk |

Businesses should ensure they do their best to use IT to help reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, according to IT systems provider Fujitsu.

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  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Oil-rich, high-living gulf nation creating first carbon-neutral city

| Sourced From AJC |

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – This oil-rich swath of desert is better known for its carbon-emitting excesses. In Dubai, an indoor ski slope makes snow year-round, even during the sweltering summer.

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Green projects face carbon credit crunch

| Sourced From Times Online |

Clean technology projects such as wind farms are facing a new threat a sharp fall in the price that firms pay to pollute.

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Carbon emissions from freight can be cut

| Sourced From AFP |

GENEVA (AFP) Carbon emissions arising from the transport and logistics sector could be cut significantly if ships travelled at a lower speed and the industry adopted cleaner technology, a report said Wednesday.

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  • Published: Jan 25th, 2009
  • Category: Global
  • Comments: 1

Journalists get distracted by carbon prices again

| Sourced From GristMill |

Both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were at it this week, flogging stories about how falling carbon prices are threatening clean technology. I’ve written before about how easy it is to get distracted by carbon prices, which, under cap-and-trade, are more of a symptom of a broader issue, not a cause.

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Green groups take on clean coal claim with new website

| Sourced From The Sydney Morning Herald |

THE war of words over “clean coal” technology has escalated with the launch of a new website by US environmentalists proclaiming: “In reality, there is no such thing as clean coal.” The site, www.thisisreality.org, is sponsored by prominent US conservation organisations, including the National Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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