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Turkey needs new low-carbon economy model

Turkey needs alternative finance models to integrate into the green economy while decreasing carbon emission and implementing international requirements, said the head of the Turkish Industry and Business Association, or TÜSİAD, during a meeting in Istanbul on Thursday.

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  • Published: May 3rd, 2011
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Policy uncertainty puts UK at risk of missing carbon targets

New report warns the government must set a clear policy direction to attract the investment needed for a low carbon economy.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2011
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CBI warn low-carbon infrastructure threatened by uncertainty

The CBIs north west director Damian Waters today warns that the region and wider UK is failing to attract the level of investment needed to build low-carbon infrastructure.With a third of energy supply due to close in the next decade and ambitious emissions reductions targets to meet, the UKs power sector alone needs

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Software powers CSIROs carbon-neutral target

CSIROs ambition to become carbon-neutral by 2015 is being powered by software to track and manage its environmental footprint.

Australias national science agency hopes to halve its water and waste profile and achieve efficiency gains through greener procurement, behaviour change, and greater use of renewable energy.

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Trade Greener Limited, Making Green Work in the Balkans With Landmark Carbon Reduction Project

British company, Trade Greener (http://www.tradegreener.com) is leading the green way in the Balkans, with the largest proposed Co2 emission reduction project.

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  • Published: Apr 9th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Deutsche Bank CCA report highlights Chinese global leadership toward a low-carbon economy; 12th Five-Year Plan

The many new and expanded strong policy initiatives and green targets in Chinas 12th Five year Plan, released on 5 March 2011, provide

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  • Published: Apr 8th, 2011
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Trade Greener Limited, Making Green Work in the Balkans With Landmark Carbon Reduction Project

LONDON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — British company, Trade Greener (http://www.tradegreener.com) is leading the green way in the Balkans, with the largest proposed Co2 emission reduction project.

Trade Greener Limited have this week signed a contract with JP Elektroprivreda BiH, in Bosnia, the largest utility in the Balkan region, for a major carbon (Co2) reduction project. This is the first of its kind in Bosnia Herzegovina and a land mark project for the Balkan region.

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Australia can learn from China in switching to low carbon economy

Australia says it has much to learn from China, as it tries to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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  • Published: Mar 30th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Indonesia must promote low-carbon economy

To develop a low-carbon economy, the Indonesian government should boost efforts to lure more investment in environmentally friendly technology and infrastructure, an internationally renowned energy expert suggests.

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GDT Tek’s President Invited to Speak in China at the “Low Carbon Earth Summit-2011”

ORLANDO, FL–(Marketwire – March 24, 2011) – GDT TEK (PINKSHEETS: GDTK) today announced that GDT Tek’s President Bo Linton has received an invitation to speak at the Low Carbon Earth Summit-2011 (LCES-2011), with a theme of “Leading Green Economy, Returning to the Harmony Nature,” which will be held during October 19-26, 2011 at World Exposition Center, Dalian, China.

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  • Published: Mar 28th, 2011
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Scotland’s low carbon economy receives funding boost

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  • Published: Mar 26th, 2011
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British official shares experience of low-carbon economy

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Visiting Lord Mayor of the City of London Michael Bear said Friday that he hopes to help Taiwan promote low-carbon economy through the sharing

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  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2011
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Low-carbon economy an opportunity: Londons Bear

Lord Mayor of London Michael Bear, the ambassador for UK-based financial and professional services, said he expected further partnership between the UK and Taiwan this year, with the highest potential for green infrastructure and carbon trading.

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‘Mapping The Road To A Low Carbon Future’, By Greg Dorey, British Ambassador To Hungary

“Clearly energy will be a prominent feature of our work in connection with Hungary’s EU Presidency throughout the spring. The Commission published its Low Carbon Roadmap on 8 March and UK diplomatic efforts are now focussed on raising Europes ambitions to build a low carbon economy.

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Europe dead set on low-carbon economy

BRUSSELS, March 11 (UPI) — Efforts to create a low-carbon economy in the European Union by 2050 require energy efficiency steps from all member states, the European Commission said.

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Construction skills key to delivering low carbon economy – FMB

StockMarketWire.com – The Governments decision to keep the construction industry training body, CITB-ConstructionSkills, in the public sector is welcome but it must continue its focus on delivering the skilled workforce our industry needs to ensure construction can deliver the low carbon economy, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

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EU: Roadmap for moving to a low carbon economy by 2050

The Roadmap for moving to a low carbon economy by 2050 presents in practical terms the scale of the challenge and provides a significant guide to the EUs policy makers in the construction of the necessary framework to deliver a low carbon economy in Europe.

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Europe’s Roadmap towards a competitive low-carbon Europe by 2050

The European Commission adopted on 8 March a Roadmap for transforming the European Union into a competitive low carbon economy by 2050. The Roadmap describes the cost-effective pathway to reach the EU’s objective of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and gives direction to sectoral policies, national and regional low-carbon strategies and long-term investments.

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  • Published: Mar 14th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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China Places Low-Carbon Growth, Green Development & Ecological Security At Front of Next Five-Year Plan

One quarter of its wind power may not be actually connected to the grid, but that doesn’t mean China’s green ambitions aren’t genuine–at least as the nation’s twelfth five-year plan has it. China Dialogue points out that building a low-carbon economy, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and green development are front and center.

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  • Published: Mar 10th, 2011
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Why wont the government investigate its carbon emissions?

It is the received wisdom that the UKs emissions are falling. But this is not the case. As academic studies and government briefings show, the UKs emissions continue to rise, once you factor in the impacts of the goods and services we import from overseas. As we have outsourced industry, so we have outsourced a large part of our contribution to climate change.

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  • Published: Mar 8th, 2011
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Online simulation to help cut carbon

Energy minister Chris Huhne has today (March 3) unveiled a new website aimed at helping people cut the UK’s carbon footprint by 2050.

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IT essential to carbon emissions debate: AIIA

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has weighed in on the debate on carbon pricing with its chief executive, Ian Birks, stating that the IT industry will play a critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Coal industry fears job losses under carbon scheme

The coal industry says mines will close and jobs will be lost if it does not get appropriate government assistance under a carbon tax.

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  • Published: Feb 28th, 2011
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City can lead the way in green technology growth

EXETER can become a world leader in low-carbon industries if businesses exploit the research expertise on their doorstep, it has been claimed.

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  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Citic Carbon Asset, BBVA to launch Jim Rogers-designed index

* Global resources equity index to comprise 200 stocks

* To take advantage of China’s shift to low-carbon economy

* BBVA to use index to design products for clients

HONG KONG, Feb 18 (Reuters) – A unit of China’s CITIC Group and Spain’s second-biggest bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) (BBVA.MC: Quote) plan to launch an equity index based on resources-related companies picked by commodities investment guru Jim Rogers.

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