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The EU must put extra legislation in place to meet carbon emission plan-EWEA

The EU must put extra legislation in place in the lifetime of the current European Commission if it is to meet its commitment to cut domestic carbon emissions by 80-95% by 2050 warned the European Wind Energy Association.

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Not easy going green on issue of carbon

| Sourced From Theaustralian |

THE politics of climate change are not getting any simpler to navigate.

TONY Abbott is not prone to political understatement. He says Julia Gillard’s post-election willingness to consider the imposition of a carbon tax means the government is “based on a lie”.

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  • Published: Nov 14th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Democrats: No More Senate Panel CO2-Bill Action Seen This Year

| Sourced From English.capital.gr |

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Key U.S. Senate Democrats Tuesday said it is unlikely there will be any more major committee action on climate-change legislation this year, the strongest indication yet that a comprehensive bill to cut greenhouse-gas emissions won’t be voted on until at least next year.

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  • Published: Oct 9th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Cutting Carbon Emissions

| Sourced From Nytimes.com |

Taking meaningful steps to curb greenhouse gas emissions will not be cheap or easy, but the reality is that no one knows precisely how much it will cost. What we do know is that its a mission we must undertake, which is why our industry supports enactment of legislation to slash carbon emissions 80 percent by 2050.

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Investors “disappointed” by energy sector’s carbon reporting record

| Sourced From BusinessGreen.com |

It may arguably be the most important sector in the fight against climate change but, according to new figures to be released today, the majority of the world’s largest electricity utilities have no emission reduction targets in place and many are not even providing investors with information on which fuels they are using to generate power.

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  • Published: Apr 19th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Northwest launches pioneering carbon reduction fund

| Sourced From EnglandsNorthwest.com |

A fund designed to provide finance to community-based carbon reduction projects has been launched in the northwest.

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Nokia Siemens Networks reduces carbon emissions

| Sourced From ITNewsAfrica.com |

NOKIA Siemens Networks, the first telecommunications network provider to join the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Climate Savers program, has announced that the company is on track to achieving its targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

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  • Published: Mar 31st, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Tokyo sets carbon dioxide emission reduction target of 8 percent

| Sourced From The Mainichi Daily News |

Offices must reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by 8 percent by fiscal 2014, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has decided, as part of widespread emissions reductions across the capital beginning fiscal 2010.

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