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  • Published: Apr 23rd, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Construction industry ‘working towards low-carbon projects’

The construction industry appears to be working towards low-carbon projects, which could have an impact on commercial property developments in the future.

Director of practice standards and technical guidance with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) Gary Strong noted that the body has a pivotal role to play in backing the sector in its bid to meet the challenges posed by the low-carbon agenda.

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  • Published: Mar 7th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Ofgem relaxes interruptions limit for low carbon projects

Energy regulator Ofgem has agreed to a partial waiver of some penalties for electricity customer interruptions so network operators can develop future-proof grids.

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  • Published: Feb 26th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Activists should get low-carbon projects under way

At issue | Feb. 9 Los Angeles Times editorial, “GOP trots out same old discredited line on climate” and local commentary by Henry Riekert, “Extreme weather is Mother Nature’s warning”

A commentary and an editorial, printed on the same day, essentially said the same thing: We must dramatically reduce carbon emissions. The angle that each column takes makes it clear why climate activists have made no progress toward dramatic change.

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  • Published: Oct 20th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Renewable industry steps up efforts to stop low carbon spending cuts

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The renewable industry this week stepped up its efforts to prevent public spending cuts to low carbon projects ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review next week.
Businesses joined with unions, NGOs and MPs to warn the Government over the threat to green jobs if cuts are made to the funding of offshore wind projects and renewable energy subsidy schemes.

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  • Published: Sep 15th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Channel carbon-tax revenues to green projects, urges Imperial

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The income generated from the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions tax levied on the sale of new passenger cars from September 1 must be channelled to green projects, says Imperial CEO Hubert Brody.

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  • Published: Sep 9th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Salmond Calls On Scottish Financial Industry To Invest In Alternative Fuel Sources & Technology In Scotland

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Establishing a sustainable low carbon economy presents vast investment opportunities for Scotland’s financial services industry, First Minister Alex Salmond said today.

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CDM reforms ‘sorted’, just awaiting final climate deal

Steve Sawyer, secretary general of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), says all the major changes proposed for the CDM

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  • Published: Dec 13th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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China’s CDM status forced to the fore of talks

Concerns that the UNs Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

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The Carbon Trust’s Dominic Burbridge outlines the dos and don’ts of trying to gain board approval for low-carbon projects

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