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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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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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  • Published: Nov 24th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India report targets low-carbon infrastructure

| Sourced From Constructionweekonline |

A member of Parliament in India has released a report that seeks to assess the viability of low-carbon infrastructure projects.

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  • Published: Oct 31st, 2010
  • Category: India
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Realising low carbon infrastructure dream

| Sourced From Downtoearth |

IDFC report puts forth an assortment of diverse solutions

India would need major policy and regulatory changes including standards, taxation of pollution and tailored incentives to ensure infrastructure development follows a low carbon route.

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On Our Radar: Skepticism on Carbon Offsets

| Sourced From Green.blogs.nytimes |

Skepticism runs high on the Clean Development Mechanism, a carbon offset program created by the Kyoto Protocol. The program allows companies in industrialized countries to earn carbon credits by sponsoring greenhouse gas reduction projects in developing countries. Large numbers of credits have been given for the construction of hydroelectric dams in China, however, which experts call an abuse of the system. [The International Herald Tribune]

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  • Published: Sep 21st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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UK and Europe need to link up to secure a low-carbon energy supply

| Sourced From Energyefficiencynews |

The UK Coalition Government should prioritise the development of a North Sea supergrid to link up renewable energy sources with the rest of Europe, according to the Green Alliance.

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  • Published: Aug 16th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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CBI: Government must act on low-carbon investment

| Sourced From Inthenews |

The government needs to act quickly to secure the future of low-carbon investment, it has been claimed.

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