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Google Discloses Carbon Footprint, Renewable Energy Goals

But the company is among a rare breed that has spent money not just to buy carbon offsets or clean power to reduce carbon footprint, but it also has invested aggressively in advancing renewable energy technology development and deployment. 

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Save money and reduce your carbon footprint with an air source heat pump from Dimplex

There are a variety of renewable energy sources available, and it is important that you choose the one suitable for your needs, from a brand name you can trust.

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German county aims to be carbon-neutral

COLOGNE, Germany, March 25 (UPI) — A rural wine-growing county is southern Germany says it is determined to be a carbon-neutral, zero-emission area by 2050

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  • Published: Mar 20th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Carbon, conservation and sustainable cities feature in plans by Mexico and the Dominican Republic

Central America isn’t usually seen as a hotbed of renewable energy, but for two countries at least, that’s starting to change. And it’s driven as much by worries over energy costs and security as it is by concerns over carbon.

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  • Published: Jan 29th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Energy Performance Systems, Inc. Announces the Commercialization Phase of Its Carbon-Neutral Whole Tree Energy

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy Performance Systems (EPS) announces entry into the commercialization phase of its carbon-neutral Whole Tree Energy

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  • Published: Dec 5th, 2010
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GCC to Utilize Renewable Energy to Reduce Carbon Emissions

| Sourced From Azocleantech |

Environment Scrutiny Task Group announced that renewable energy is likely to be utilized to power the buildings of Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) in order to decrease carbon emissions and to save money. GCC is likely to save

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Panamerican carbon-free cruise for electric sportscar

| Sourced From Siliconrepublic |

An electric sportscar has completed an epic journey from near the Arctic Circle to the worlds southernmost city, passing through 14 countries in 70 days of travel.

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Hydrogen technology to be used in zero carbon homes

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Builders could soon be implementing hydrogen technology for use in low carbon or zero carbon homes after clean fuel company ITM Power and the Building Research Establishment (BRE) signed an agreement to develop the technology.

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European Union Will Begin $7 Billion Carbon Capture and Storage Subsidies

| Sourced From Bloomberg |

The European Union said it will open a contest tomorrow for the first portion of about 5 billion euros ($7 billion) in subsidies to store carbon dioxide underground and promote renewable energy.

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Blue Sphere Corp. Announces Hiring of Chief Carbon Project Developer

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LONDON, Oct 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Blue Sphere Corp. /quotes/comstock/11k!blsp (BLSP 0.46, +0.04, +8.24%) (the “Company” or “Blue Sphere”), a company in the Cleantech sector as an Emission Reduction project integrator, is pleased to announce that Mark Radom has joined the Company as its Chief Carbon Project Developer.

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  • Published: Oct 15th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Abu Dhabi’s Green Energy Showpiece City Won’t Be Carbon Neutral at First

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Masdar, the Abu Dhabi government- backed renewable energy company, abandoned plans for Masdar City to be carbon-neutral from the start and delayed the citys first phase by two years to 2015.

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  • Published: Oct 14th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Eco entrepreneur designs zero carbon home

| Sourced From Energysavingtrust |

A green energy businessman has designed a zero carbon home for his family.

Russell White from Oakenholt, Flintshire, has created a home with renewable energy, ensuring that the property will emit no carbon and energy bills will also remain zero.

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Galliford Try wins

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Galliford Trys renewables business has won the contract to build and operate

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Press Release: Green Energy Development Announces Affiliation with Carbon International LLC and the Formation of a Committee to Explore a Minority Ownership Position in Carbon International

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  • Published: Sep 16th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Daniel M. Kammen to head programs to foster low-carbon growth in developing countries

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The World Bank today announced the appointment of Professor of Energy Daniel M. Kammen of the University of California, Berkeley as the organization’s Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. This is a new position created to provide strategic leadership on the policy, technical, and operational fronts. The aim is to enhance the operational impact of the Bank’s renewable energy and energy efficiency activities while expanding the institution’s role as an enabler of global dialogue on moving energy development to a cleaner and more sustainable pathway.

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  • Published: Sep 7th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Polis touts â

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BOULDER U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, and local renewable energy leaders gathered on the rooftop patio of a

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  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Tupper Lake business focuses on reducing carbon footprint with renewable energy

| Sourced From Adirondackdailyenterprise |

With not much sun and freezing-cold winters, the Adirondack Park isn’t the easiest area in which to use solar energy.

But some people are trying. Tupper Laker Wayne Davison is installing the first residential evacuated-tube solar collectors in the North Country.

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Opinion: Zero Carbon Australia plan – a reality check

| Sourced From Onlineopinion |

The renewable energy advocates (and the Greens apparently) must be very pleased. Particularly Bob Brown judging by his opinion piece last week. The University of Melbourne in conjunction with , Beyond Zero Emission (BZE) have solved all the problems with getting renewable energy to run our entire electricity network.

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  • Published: Jun 17th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Opinion: Professor To Present Vision For A Zero-Carbon Future

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A University of Nottingham professor is to outline his vision for a UK powered completely by renewable energy by 2030 in an open lecture taking place later this month.

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  • Published: Jun 15th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Partnership to turn industrial carbon emissions into biofuels

| Sourced From Brighterenergy |

A public-private partnership has been formed to pursue technologies using concentrated solar energy to turn waste carbon dioxide into biofuels.
The alliance includes Sandia National Laboratories, Renewable Energy Institute International, Pacific Renewable Fuels, Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne, Quanta Services, Desert Research Institute and Clean Energy Systems.

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Mining boss wants price on carbon

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Investors will snub the green energy sector until a price is put on carbon, a mining explorer at the forefront of the geothermal energy race says.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India, Japan agree to collaborate under UNFCCC

New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): India and Japan on Friday reaffirmed their determination to collaborate closely in negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) towards an agreed outcome to be adopted at the 16th session of the Conference of the Parties in Mexico in 2010.

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  • Published: May 5th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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‘Smooth transition’ to low-carbon required

A ‘smooth transition’ to low-carbon energy is required in which renewable energy will play an important role, it has been claimed.

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Vice premier promotes public transit to cut carbon emissions

Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Instead of imposing a carbon tax to cut carbon emissions, the government should put greater emphasis on improving the energy efficiency of vehicles and encouraging the use of public transportation, Vice Premier Eri

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  • Published: Apr 19th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Opinion: Europe can move to low-carbon energy supply without risks

Europe can move to low-carbon energy sources without risking reliable supply or increasing bills for consumers, according to a new report.

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