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  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Proposed climate change Bill puts legal onus on taoiseach over CO2 cuts

| Sourced From Irishtimes.com |

THE TAOISEACH would assume legal responsibility for ensuring Irelands greenhouse gas emissions targets were met under radical new proposals for a climate change Bill.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Panhandling and carbon credits on slate in Arcata

| Sourced From Times-standard.com |

In response to complaints about aggressive panhandling around bank ATMs, restaurants and businesses, Arcata may soon have an ordinance that targets panhandling in specific areas and situations.

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  • Published: Oct 24th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Commission critical over CO2 emissions

| Sourced From LGCplus.com |

The Audit Commission has criticised the government for failing to use the

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  • Published: Oct 20th, 2009
  • Category: India
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Pune Co2 emission lower than Indian average: Study

| Sourced From Indianexpress.com |

A study conducted by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiative, South Asia, has revealed that Pune emits 1.31 tonnes carbon dioxide, well below the average 1.75 tonnes emission in other Indian cities, every year.

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  • Published: Oct 18th, 2009
  • Category: India
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Ahmedabad beats India in CO2 cuts

| Sourced From Dnaindia.com |

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has been successful in reducing the carbon emission level of the city as a result of its initiatives to lower energy consumption.

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New Green Supply Chain Management Book Addresses Business Carbon Cap & Trade and Carbon Footprint Reduction

| Sourced From Sacramento.dbusinessnews.com |

Bellwether Services publishes First Edition, the baseline for the Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM) Revolution. The 2nd and 3rd Editions are laser focused on the high tech electronics, food, and beverage industries. Samples innovative tools are targeted for supply chain, strategic sourcing, procurement, marketing, and risk management executives include; Carbon Footprint Analysis, GSCM Continuous Improvement Model, Operating Principles, and Strategic Sourcing CO2 Reduction Methodology.

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INTERVIEW – Unions favour deep CO2 cuts and green jobs

* “Fragile” union consensus on deep climate cuts -ITUC

* Unions want measures to ensure job shift to green economy

OSLO, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Trade unions are supporting deep cuts in greenhouse gases as part of a planned U.N. climate pact and want to ensure jobs are preserved in a shift to a green economy, a leader of a global labour group said on Tuesday.

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U.N. climate pact seen hinging on deeper CO2 cuts

BONN (Reuters) – A U.N. climate deal due in December will be a flop unless industrialized nations sharply increase promised cuts in greenhouse gas emissions for 2020, the chair of a key U.N. group said on Wednesday.

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CO2 release out of control says scientist

| Sourced From NZHerald.co.nz |

Wallace Broecker is annoyed when he thinks his life’s work could be overshadowed – just because he inadvertently coined the term “global warming”.

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Earth Day News: Silicon Valley Company oDesk Reduces CO2 Emissions by 8,300 Tons per Year

| Sourced From PRWeb.com |

Menlo Park, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2009 — In celebration of Earth Day, oDesk, the marketplace for online workteams, announced that they are sparing the environment 8,327 tons of CO2 annually by enabling workers to go green as they work-from-home and cut their daily commutes. Findings are based on 10,693 contractors who have used oDesk to work 2,767,209 hours from home last year.

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Delphi Reduces CO2 Emissions at Its European Operations by More Than 6,000 Metric Tons in 2008

| Sourced From WebWire.com |

CO2 reductions support efforts to protect human health, natural resources and the environment

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Toshiba joins local firm for CDM project in Vietnam

| Sourced From Vietnamnet |

The new company, Toshiba Clean Development Service (Vietnam) Co., Ltd., is located in Tay Ninh Town of Tay Ninh Province, which is a joint venture between Toshiba Corporation (51%) and the local partner Nguyen Vu Co., Ltd (49%). It has aquired a CDM business licence from the Vietnamese authorities, and started operation yesterday, promoting CDM-based business including the supply of biogas.

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  • Published: Dec 17th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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Mpower campaign helps businesses cut CO2

| Sourced From The Capital Times |

Madison’s Mpower campaign has launched an expanded effort to provide a year’s worth of free one-on-one help to area businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

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