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  • Published: Apr 20th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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View: United Kingdom: Road tax to reflect carbon emissions

Motorists already struggling with the highest ever petrol prices face increases in road tax this month that will see many buyers of new family cars paying

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  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Sainsburys finds way to grow without adding to carbon footprint

Sainsburys has found a way to address the conflict of commercial expansion without adding to its carbon footprint

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  • Published: Mar 10th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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UK Kingsnorth coal plant CO2 pipe will take more

* Carbon emissions pipe could serve up to five power plants

* E.ON to submit final pipe plans by end of year

LONDON, March 1 (Reuters) – E.ON UK’s (EONGn.DE) initial carbon dioxide pipeline plans for the Kingsnorth clean coal power station would be able to take emissions from other sources to be buried too, the German utility said on Monday.

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  • Published: Nov 17th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Lorries grow tails to cut their CO2 emissions

| Sourced From ETA.co.uk |

Two-metre long tapering protrusions known as boat tails could soon be mounted on the back of lorries as a means of dramatically reducing their fuel consumption CO2 emissions.

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation: No hope without forests.

The latest Environmental Audit Committee report, published 29th June 2009, has concluded that failure to halt deforestation will lead to greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere exceeding safe levels, even if industrial emissions are reduced to zero.

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  • Published: Jul 6th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Businesses offered help to reduce carbon emissions

| Sourced From Bdaily.info |

Companies have been invited to learn more about the impending Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) on their business, and to find out how they can reduce emissions.

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  • Published: May 24th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Council bid to cut CO2 emissions

| Sourced From News.BBC.co.uk |

The Sheffield Carbon Reduction Framework looks at how residents and businesses can work together to reduce the city’s carbon emissions.

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  • Published: May 22nd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Water to follow in carbon footprints

| Sourced From ClickGreen.org.uk |

The British weather may be an international joke, but did you know that London is actually drier than Istanbul? Or that the South East of England has less water available per person than the Sudan and Syria?

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  • Published: May 21st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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UK consumers save 1 million tonnes of CO2

| Sourced From PropertyTalkLive.co.uk |

The campaign makes it easier for consumers to fight climate change in their daily lives by providing affordable products and services in partnership with some of the biggest names on the UK high street.

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  • Published: May 20th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Hampton Hill bakery reduces CO2 and saves bread at the same time

| Sourced From RichmondandTwickenhamTimes.co.uk |

A Hampton Hill bakery was commended last Friday after it managed to both save money and reduce its CO2 emissions.

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  • Published: May 20th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Time to gear up for info on CO2 emissions

| Sourced From FleetNews.co.uk |

Although information on CO2 emissions for cars has been available since just before 2002 (when the benefit-in-kind system was changed from being based on mileage to emissions), this data is currently conspicuously absent from a commercial fleet managers arsenal.

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  • Published: May 19th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Zero-carbon home cuts fuel bills by 90 per cent

| Sourced From WatfordObserver.co.uk |

A three-storey home in Garston, with features including three bedrooms, a study, an en suite bathroom and a balcony terrace, might sound unremarkable.

But behind the triple glazed windows, sliding sun shades and solar panels is enough technology to make it the benchmark for zero-carbon properties.

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  • Published: May 15th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Norfolk leads in carbon reduction scheme

| Sourced From EDP24.co.uk |

A multimillion-dollar project which will verify the benefits of contro-versial carbon-offsetting initiatives is being launched today – with a team from Norfolk the only UK participants.

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CARTRIDGE WORLD CARBON ZERO RACING TEAM HEADS FOR DONINGTON IN OPTIMISTIC MOOD

| Sourced From PressPort.co.uk |

Cartridge World Carbon Zero Racing and drivers Adam Jones and Dan Eaves are looking forward to the third round of the 2009 HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), which is scheduled for Sunday May 17th at Donington Park in Leicestershire, but for different reasons.

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Research to focus on verification of carbon capture & storage

| Sourced From Environment-Analyst.com |

13-May-09
Research investigating

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  • Published: May 14th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Carbon chiefs defend trading to UK policymakers

| Sourced From LSE.co.uk |

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – Carbon markets are vital in the fight against climate change, and ‘inherent’ volatility and spikes in permit prices are drivers of innovation rather than signs of manipulation, traders told UK policymakers on Tuesday.

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  • Published: May 13th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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CCS: Energy firms seek opt-outs over 2025 carbon capture deadline

| Sourced From Guradian.co.uk |

Energy companies will lobby the government for a get-out clause from the deadline to fully fit carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to new coal plants by 2025 because they are worried it might not work in time.

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  • Published: May 12th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Electric cars assist carbon neutral target for airport

| Sourced From ClickGreen.org.uk |

Airport chiefs have added a low-emission Smart Car to its vehicle fleet as part of a drive to make its ground operations carbon neutral.

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  • Published: May 11th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Ofgem relaxes rules to allow faster connection of renewable generators

| Sourced From ClickGreen.org.uk |

Energy regulator Ofgem has said that it will allow a temporary relaxation of the rules governing the electricity networks to speed up connections for low-carbon generators.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Fyson on … policy step forward for carbon cut target stumbles on renewables industry progress problems

| Sourced From PlanningResource.co.uk |

The budget announcement that the government is aiming for a one-third reduction in carbon emissions by 2020 flagged up a significant shift in policy.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Luxury car maker makes low-carbon commitment

| Sourced From EngineeringNews.co.za |

In an effort to curtail its carbon footprint, vehicle producer Jaguar is introducing two carbon dioxide (CO2) offset programmes.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Kirkland Cleaners gets a carbon emissions makeover

| Sourced From WickedLocal.com |

Cambridge Kirkland Cleaners, a local Cambridge business, has taken major steps to reduce its carbon emissions and is helping the city meet its goals to reduce annual electricity and water consumption by 10 percent citywide. It is the first business in Cambridge to reap the benefits of a new energy efficiency program administered by the Cambridge Energy Alliance.

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  • Published: May 8th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Flexible travel for work ‘can reduce costs and the carbon footprint’

| Sourced From NURS.co.uk |

Businesses in the UK have been called upon to implement smart travel plans to not only reduce carbon emissions but to cut costs.

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  • Published: May 7th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Mayor invites boroughs to be low-carbon guinea pigs

| Sourced From Inside Housing |

Ten Low Carbon Zones will be created in London at a cost of

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  • Published: May 6th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Buildings face carbon clean-up

| Sourced From TimesOnline.co.uk |

The internal combustion engine. The jumbo jet. The desktop computer. In the fight against climate change, they have all been targeted by lawmakers and eco-warriors alike.

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