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  • Published: May 2nd, 2011
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Army could drastically cut its carbon ‘bootprint’

Laser-powered solar cells are one potential power source says Institution of Mechanical Engineers member staff sergeant Graham Thornton.

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2011
  • Category: India
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Uk-India Project On Low Carbon Technologies

A UK-India project is aimed at obtaining a greater understanding of the factors which affect fuel cell performance and durability, particularly in relation to using readily available fuels, including waste biogas

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Carbon pricing key element in market-driven push to lower carbon footprint

Effective carbon pricing is key to a market-driven

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  • Published: Apr 8th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Carbon Trust funding for ITM Power

ITM Power said today it has secured further grant funding of

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  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Carbon price set to rise following “spectacular” victory for Greens

The price of carbon credits is predicted to rise to

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Rising oil prices transform low carbon economics, says UK Energy Secretary

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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Commission urges early steps towards low-carbon future

The European Union should make big investments in low-carbon technology sooner rather than later, according to a paper that is to be put before the European Commission for approval in three weeks’ time.

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Banking Sector Will Be Pivotal to Financing Europes

The banking sector will be pivotal to Europes low carbon transition, and will finance and intermediate the vast majority of the

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Opinion: Carbon Offsets Meet Biofuels

| Sourced From Triplepundit |

In previous posts, I have written about climate capitalists generating carbon offsets, and climate capitalists pursuing opportunities across three generations of biofuels.

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  • Published: Jan 10th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Japan’s Government to Expand Carbon-Offset Projects Overseas, Sankei Says

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Japan will fund 180 feasibility studies into pollution-cutting projects for earning carbon credits this year, six more times than in 2010, the Sankei newspaper reported, without saying where it got the information.

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  • Published: Nov 25th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Low carbon revolution can be sent from Coventry

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An ‘opportunities in a low carbon economy’ event hosted at the International Digital Lab, at Warwick University by the Winning Technology Team heard from technology experts that Coventry

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Europe launches

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The European Commission has today launched the worlds largest programme of investment in low carbon and renewable energy demonstration projects.

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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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  • Published: Oct 1st, 2010
  • Category: UK
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The Big Debate: on the eve of Cancun, can we cut carbon in time?

| Sourced From Independent |

With no action beyond what we are already taking, the 2007 Fourth Assessment Report by climate scientists on the UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) projects the planet will warm by between 1.1C and 6.4C over the next 100 years.

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  • Published: Aug 15th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Japan seeking to export low-carbon technologies

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TOKYO Japan is seeking to export low-carbon technology and equipment to nine mostly Asian countries in exchange for “right-to-pollute” credits, a press report said Sunday.

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  • Published: Aug 12th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Vince Cable Visits North East To Announce Low Carbon Investment

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Business Secretary Vince Cable will visit the North East today to see how investment in low carbon technology is creating jobs and promoting growth in the region.

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  • Published: Jul 31st, 2010
  • Category: USA
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UN Report: Transnational Firms Can Boost Low-Carbon Economic Growth

| Sourced From Sustainablebusiness |

Participation by transnational corporations (TNCs) and the strategic use of foreign investment can help developing and transition economies jump-start “low-carbon” economic development, according to a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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  • Published: Jul 29th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Private sector investment vital for low-carbon economy

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Increased cross-border capital flows and technology transfer in low-carbon business to Tanzania and other developing countries can significantly contribute to global efforts to combat climate change.

This has been said by the vice president of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), Mr Emmanuel Ole-Naiko. He was speaking during the launch of the World Investment Report 2010 in Dar es Salaam on Thursday.

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  • Published: Jul 27th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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UN urges investment policy to foster low-carbon growth

* Developing countries can promote low-carbon growth

* Urged to harness investments by multinationals

* Low-carbon investment flows totalled $90 billion in 2009

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GENEVA, July 22 (Reuters) – Developing economies can jumpstart low-carbon economic growth through “clean” investment promotion policies, despite slow progress in international climate negotiations, a United Nations agency said.

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  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Vinod Khosla on Building Carbon-Reduction Capacity

| Sourced From Greentechmedia |

A low-carbon electricity standard (LCES) would serve us better than a cap-and-trade program or renewable energy standard (RES), according to Khosla.

I recently wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post about the deficiencies of an isolated cap-and-trade or carbon-pricing bill, and the vital importance of promoting technology-neutral “carbon-reduction capacity building” through a low-carbon electricity standard, low-carbon fuel standard and aggressive efficiency standards.

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  • Published: Jul 6th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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SMMT launches Ultra Low Carbon Truck strategy

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The UK’s Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has outlined its vision for greater efficiency and cleaner transportation for truck manufacturers and operators.

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  • Published: Jun 24th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Japan funds Low-Carbon Model Town Project in APEC

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WAM Fukui, Japan, 19th June 2010 (WAM) – Japan has donated JPY360,000,000 (approximately USD3.9 million) to promote energy efficiency activities and low-carbon measures in APEC.

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  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Britain needs low-carbon energy revolution -Huhne

* No details revealed on charges for CO2 emissions

* Says nuclear needs no subsidies as mature technology

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Britain needs an energy revolution centred on efficiency and low-carbon technology and possibly including nuclear power to meet binding targets for carbon emissions, energy minister Chris Huhne said on Thursday.

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  • Published: Jun 17th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Us Navy Announces New Low-Carbon Energy Research Projects

| Sourced From Officialwire |

The United States Navy is stepping up its efforts to invest in low-carbon, energy-efficient technology, with a number of new research projects having been granted fresh funding. After looking through more than 100 proposals, the US Office of Naval Research has confirmed that it is to provide $900,000 worth of funding to nine separate initiatives, eight of which will be carried out by academics from some of the country`s leading universities.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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View: Howard Tenens takes steps to reduce its carbon footprint

Howard Tenens will display a dual fuel tractor unit and a Cartwright Cheetah trailer on its stand (no. 575) at the Multimodal Show at the NEC from 27th to the 29th April 2010

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