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  • Published: Dec 31st, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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EPA-Launched Low-Carbon Society in Place

|Sourced From Benzinga |

TAIPEI, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Under the impact of the global financial crisis in 2009 and climate changes caused by global warming, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) presented A Global Green New Deal report suggesting all countries invest in developing green economies in order to jointly fight against global warming, revitalize economy, create job opportunities and solve the problem of poverty. For countries eager to reduce or slow down their emissions of greenhouse gases by 2012, Green New Deal has soon become the major strategy in the new phase of greenhouse gas reduction.

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  • Published: Nov 20th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Scottish Government: Low Carbon Economy Strategy

| Sourced From Egovmonitor |

A plan to create new green jobs and capture the opportunities of the low carbon economy is published today.

It is estimated around 60,000 new Scottish green jobs could be created by 2020 and the Low Carbon Economic Strategy crystallises the Scottish Government’s approach to utilise Scotland’s vast natural resources and competitive advantages to grow the economy and cut emissions.

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  • Published: Nov 19th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Holyrood raises hopes of 60,000 green jobs in low-carbon economy

| Sourced From News.scotsman |

UP to 60,000 green jobs could be created over the next decade as part of a move towards a low-carbon economy, the Scottish Government has said.

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  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Sunderland masterplan targets low-carbon technology

| Sourced From BBC |

Sunderland is targeting the offshore wind farm industry, low-carbon cars and the software industry as part of a 15-year masterplan to secure its future.

The plan highlights chances to develop the low-carbon, creative, software and healthcare sectors.

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Absolute carbon corrupts absolutely

| Sourced From ABC |

The resource industries wield enormous power in Australia and their opposition to action on human-induced climate change is well documented.

At virtually every turn in the tortuous path of climate reform over the last two decades, resource interests have prevailed without regard to the increasing risk of catastrophic climate impacts. Gradually, as the evidence has mounted, outright denial has given way publicly to grudging lip service to the need for action, whilst privately delaying tactics continue.

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  • Published: Jul 14th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Low carbon needs high spending

| Sourced From Building |

The UK Committee on Climate Change has reported that the 8.6% reduction in carbon emissions last year was mostly due to the economic downturn, with only a small fraction being a consequence of green policies

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  • Published: May 21st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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‘Government should harness cheap energy amid transition to low carbon economy’ – 17/05/2010

| Sourced From Energyhelpline |

There are myriad opportunities in the UK for a green economy that makes the most of efficient domestic and business energy, according to the Green Alliance.

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  • Published: Jan 2nd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Wipro outlines plans to develop low carbon business in UK news

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  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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UK needs step change to become premier location for low carbon revolution

| Sourced From Worksmanagement.co.uk |

The UK needs to step up its efforts to become a premier location for low carbon industries if it is not to risk losing out on a slice of a

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Illawarra urged to embrace low carbon industry

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The Australian Local Government Association predicts a bleak future for regions such as the New South Wales Illawarra.

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  • Published: May 3rd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Closure of turbine factory takes the wind out of Britain’s low-carbon sails

| Sourced From U.tv |

Britain’s only wind turbine manufacturing plant is to close, dealing a humiliating blow to the government’s promise to support low-carbon industries.

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