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  • Published: Apr 11th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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B’desh plans to reduce carbon emission by 2030

Bangladesh promised for pursuing a carbon efficient economy with the financial and technological support of the international community, reports BSS received from Bangkok Tuesday.

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  • Published: Mar 4th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Sustainable and low carbon economic growth in Thailand

Bangkok (UN ESCAP Information Services)

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Transition to Low Carbon Economy Feasible for Poland, World Bank Report Shows

While challenging, Poland can transition to a low-emissions economy as successfully as it underwent transition to a market economy in the early 1990s, according to the new World Bank report, Transition to a Low-Emissions Economy in Poland, launched today in Warsaw.

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  • Published: Feb 16th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Malaysia’s Carbon Reduction Target Enforceable Through Law & Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 (Bernama) — Malaysia’s conditional voluntary target of 40 per cent reduction in its carbon emissions should be enforceable through law and policy.

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  • Published: Feb 6th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Climate Committee tells Scotland to cut carbon 3.5 per cent a year

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has urged the Scottish government to tailor new polices to ensure greenhouse gas emissions are cut by at least 3.5 per cent a year between 2020 and 2050.

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UK, China sign MoU to strengthen low carbon growth

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The UK and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate for promoting low-carbon growth in China.

The MoU will take forward the agreement reached during last year’s UK-China summit.

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  • Published: Jan 12th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Government’s carbon ambition outlined

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Construction minister Mark Prisk wants UK contractors to export their skills in low-carbon construction.

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  • Published: Oct 8th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India Now World’s #3 Carbon Emitter & Environment Minister Commits to Low-Carbon Growth Only

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Some encouraging words coming from India’s environment minister Jairam Ramesh: Speaking ahead of the last climate negotiations before COP16 next month, Ramesh acknowledged that India was now the world’s third-largest carbon emitter, and told Reuters

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  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2010
  • Category: India
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Panel to submit interim report on low carbon growth path

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New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) A panel of experts headed by economist Kirit Parikh will submit an interim report to the government next week outlining a road map to achieve low carbon growth to tackle climate change. The report is in keeping with India’s commitment to achieve 20-25 per cent cut in emission intensity by 2020 (rpt) 2020 from 2005 levels as was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last year at Copenhagen climate meet. “We are in the final stage of preparing the interim report likely to be submitted to the government next week,” Parikh, a former Planning Commission member, said on the sidelines of a function here today.

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  • Published: Sep 16th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Daniel M. Kammen to head programs to foster low-carbon growth in developing countries

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The World Bank today announced the appointment of Professor of Energy Daniel M. Kammen of the University of California, Berkeley as the organization’s Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. This is a new position created to provide strategic leadership on the policy, technical, and operational fronts. The aim is to enhance the operational impact of the Bank’s renewable energy and energy efficiency activities while expanding the institution’s role as an enabler of global dialogue on moving energy development to a cleaner and more sustainable pathway.

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  • Published: Aug 9th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Green light to ultra low carbon car consumer incentive

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Exceptionally, the Government has agreed the announcement of this incentive ahead of the completion of the spending review to support the early market for ultra-low carbon cars. The Government remains committed to reducing the UKs budget deficit, but understands the need for certainty for investors who are taking long term decisions now on where to launch ultra low carbon vehicles and where to locate future production.

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  • Published: Aug 6th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Climate Group to draw up low carbon charter

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NEW DELHI: A delegation of senior business leaders from the UK met their Indian counterparts of the UK-India Business LeadersClimate Group during the British Prime Minister David Camerons recent visit to India.

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Ghana, others benefit from $40b Asia low carbon initiative

Ghana and some other developing countries will benefit from a $40 billion Asia low carbon initiative to manage their forest resources.

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  • Published: Mar 29th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Asia to spend $40 billion on low carbon initiative

One of the first international meetings to focus on climate finance since the Copenhagen summit last December ended Friday with plans in
place to mobilize some $40 billion for country-led low carbon growth.

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  • Published: Jan 26th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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ADB: PRC’s Yunnan Province to Shift to Low-Carbon Growth Path

The FINANCIAL — Rapid industrial growth and urbanization in Yunnan province in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) have caused serious pollution and environmental problems that are threatening its continued economic expansion.

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  • Published: Jan 17th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Strategy for low carbon economy for India

An expert group to prepare a strategy for low carbon economy for India was constituted Friday by the Planning Commission. The 26-member group will be headed by eminent economist Kirit Parikh.

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