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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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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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]