The many new and expanded strong policy initiatives and green targets in Chinas 12th Five year Plan, released on 5 March 2011, provide
Deutsche Bank CCA report highlights Chinese global leadership toward a low-carbon economy; 12th Five-Year Plan
UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne laid out his blueprint for the countrys energy future in a speech yesterday to CentreForum in London.
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Environmental and climate change policy has emerged as one of the areas where a prospective Conservative-Lib Dem coalition could work constructively together, according to reports over the weekend.
As the two parties’ negotiating teams met to try to thrash out a deal that could result in either a Con-Lib coalition or informal Lib Dem support for a Conservative minority government, senior figures on both sides suggested the two parties could cooperate to drive forward low carbon policies.
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First the good news: Caroline Lucas’ victory in Brighton Pavilion marks a genuine watershed in the annals of Britain’s environmental movement.
The election of the country’s first Green MP has understandably failed to dominate the headlines on a day when the British political scene was thrown into an historic period of flux, but Lucas’ victory represents a remarkable breakthrough that will only help to drive environmental issues ever further up the political agenda.
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In my blog last week on the attack campaigns against the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), an innovative policy tool for reducing the global warming pollution in our fuels, I wrote about the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and its affiliated