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Greenwise 20th September 2010

SME manufacturers target low carbon markets
A large number of small to medium-sized UK manufacturing companies are targeting business within low carbon markets, according to the Manufacturing Advisory Service. Source: GreenWise 20th Sept 2010

New Carbon Finance 20th April 2010

Farmers face EUR 600m bill to cut emissions
Cutting the number of cattle in the country in a bid to meet greenhouse gas targets would cost the beef industry EUR 600m, a Teagasc conference on climate change heard yesterday. Source: Independent

New Carbon Finance 20th April 2010

Vehicle emissions 'declining'
Energy Saving Trust Apr 22 2010 6:19AM UTC. Average CO2 emissions from vehicles in the UK have fallen at their fastest ever rate. Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders' Motor Industry Facts 2010 revealed that 2009 saw average UK vehicle emissions drop to 149.5g/km.

New Carbon Finance 9th March 2010

EU carbon prices higher as cold snap boosts demand
Reuters UK Mar 9 2010 5:41AM UTC European carbon emissions futures were slightly higher on Monday, extending Friday's late gains as the return of very cold weather gave a boost to energy prices, traders said.

New Carbon Finance 14th January 2010

Voluntary carbon market hoping for growth in 2010
Reuters Jan 14 2010 6:46AM UTC The market for voluntary carbon offsets is pinning its hopes on growth this year after demand stalled in 2009 as companies cut back spending on reducing their carbon footprints due to the economic slowdown.

New Carbon Finance 1st December 2009

Carbon Trust increases interest-free loans
Telegraph Dec 1 2009 6:39AM UTC Astrum, a military vehicle castings maker which employs 240 people, has become the government agency's largest single borrower after it applied to replace its air compression system at its foundry in Stanhope, County Durham.

New Carbon Finance 24th June 2009

UK 'carbon budgets' seen as model for others
Reuters Jul 24 2009 11:25PM UTC By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - The world can learn from a British plan for 'carbon budgets' to fight climate change even though London often promises more than it delivers, a senior government adviser said.

New Carbon Finance 30th June 2009

Brown puts green at heart of government's relaunch BusinessGreen
Jun 30 2009 11:18AM UTC. Despite his reputation for being sceptical about the political merits of environmental policies, prime minister Gordon Brown is making the transition to a low-carbon economy a central component of efforts to revive his government.

New Carbon Finance 27th April 2009

Budget puts UK on course to hit green energy goals
Reuters Apr 27 2009 10:55AM UTC LONDON (Reuters) - This week's UK budget has revived hopes wind energy could become sufficiently cost effective to generate around a fifth of Britain's power and put the nation on course to meet its carbon re...

New Carbon Finance 6th Mar 2009

Has recession trimmed CO2 output? We'll know by 2010
Reuters Mar 6 2009 7:46AM UTC By David Fogarty, Climate Change Correspondent, Asia SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The financial crisis has slashed industrial output and trade but it will be months before there is an accurate picture of how much the downturn has curbed greenhouse gas

New Carbon Finance 2nd Feb 2009

BP attacked for watering down EU green agenda
Guardian Unlimited Feb 1 2009 12:32AM UTC Oil industry lobbying at the heart of the European Union has undermined efforts to tackle climate change, environmental groups are claiming.

New Carbon Finance 30th January 2009

Public Opinion Limits Nuclear Energy Use In EU
Nasdaq Jan 30 2009 12:53PM UTC OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AFP)--European Union Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said Friday negative public opinion limited the use of nuclear energy in the bloc, but vowed to push it as far he could.

New Carbon Finance 6th January 2009

EDF completes 12.5bn nuclear takeover of British Energy
BusinessGreen Jan 6 2009 10:01AM UTC French energy giant says it could work with partners to build new generation of low carbon nuclear reactors The UK took a major step towards its goal of building a new fleet of low carbon nuclear reactors yesterday after EDF completed its..

New Carbon Finance 2nd December 2008

UK govt wants airlines in carbon trading scheme
Sharewatch Dec 2 2008 3:36PM UTC LONDON, December 2 (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday, it wanted airlines included in a European scheme to cut carbon emissions but business leaders voiced scepticism about the UK's ability to hit its emission reduction targets.

New Carbon Finance 3rd November 2008

Defra launches GBP6 million greener living fund
Government News Network Nov 3 2008 7:23PM UTC Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs (National) A new £6 million fund to help charitable and voluntary organisations support and develop environmental projects throughout England is being announced by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn

New Carbon Finance 25th September 2008

EU lawmakers split on date for car emission rules
Macro World Investor Sep 25 2008 1:50PM UTC BRUSSELS, Belgium-The European Parliament appears divided on how soon car makers should have to curb carbon dioxide emissions after its environment committee voted Thursday for a start date of 2012.

New Carbon Finance 2nd September 2008

EU moves towards phased CO2 cuts for cars
Reuters Sep 2 2008 9:02AM UTC BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Curbs on carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union could be phased in slowly through 2015 after two political groups in a key EU parliamentary committee agreed a compromise.

New Carbon Finance 7th August 2008

U.N. to tighten rules on earning carbon offsets
Reuters Aug 7 2008 9:39AM UTC. The U.N.'s climate change agency on Wednesday proposed to make it more difficult for speculators to earn carbon offsets from emissions-cutting projects which were already profitable.

New Carbon Finance 5th August 2008

European carbon hits 5-month low on oil, no buyers
Reuters UK Aug 5 2008 12:01PM UTC. European carbon emissions prices hit a 5-month low on Tuesday as weaker energy prices and sparse compliance buying put downward pressure on EU permits, traders said.

New Carbon Finance 15th July 2008

Brown 'wants to go nuclear - and fast'
Public Service Jul 15 2008 12:32PM UTC.The government is said to be planning to use fast-track planning methods incorporated in the new Planning Bill to build eight new nuclear power stations in the next two years.

New Carbon Finance 14th July 2008

Whitehall urged to step up its own emissions efforts
BusinessGreen Jul 14 2008 10:30AM UTC The Environmental Audit Committee of MPs has stepped up its criticism of the government's climate change record with the publication of a new report claiming that it is not doing enough to cut carbon emissions from its own buildings and activities.

New Carbon Finance 9th July 2008

Plans for 'eco-tolls' on Europe's lorries unveiled
EUobserver Jul 9 2008 7:16PM UTC Today @ 08:43 CET Lorries in the European Union are to be charged a toll for their production of air and noise pollution, according to 'greener transport' proposals unveiled by the European Commission on Tuesday (8 July). Currently, truckers are only....

New Carbon Finance 8th July 2008

EU lawmakers approve deal on airline CO2 emissions
Reuters Jul 8 2008 11:39AM UTC STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers approved a deal with governments on Tuesday to include aviation from 2012 in the EU's Emission Trading Scheme, a key tool to fight climate change.

New Carbon Finance 12th June 2008

Stirling pledges to become first UK carbon neutral city
Building Jun 12 2008 4:39PM UTC
Scottish city receives £1.25m to fund community-led project to reduce residents' CO2 emissions Stirling is aiming to become the UK's first carbon neutral city following a £1.25m cash injection from the Big Lottery Fund and Scottish government.

New Carbon Finance 13th May 2008

World CO2 levels highest for 650,000 yrs
Economic Times May 13 2008 7:56AM UTC
LONDON: Scientists have warned that climate change could soon begin to get out of control, with concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere touching a record high.

New Carbon Finance 17th April 2008

EU moves to fast-track 'clean coal' proposals
Reuters UK Apr 17 2008 10:48AM UTC
BRUSSELS, April 17 (Reuters) - The European Union may boost efforts to capture climate-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) and store it underground by pushing forward proposals for a dozen demonstration projects, EU officials said on Thursday.

New Carbon Finance 27th March 2008

France and UK to step up nuclear co-operation
EurActiv.com Mar 27 2008 8:55AM UTC
A two-day bilateral summit is to culminate today (27 March) with the signing of a new accord that will see France help the UK develop a new generation of nuclear power stations.

New Carbon Finance 3rd April 2008

Porsche challenges London congestion charge
Reuters UK Apr 3 2008 8:15AM UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Luxury carmaker Porsche launched a legal challenge on Wednesday to a tax on gas-guzzling cars proposed by London mayor Ken Livingstone who is campaigning for a third term in office.

New Carbon Finance 19th March 2008

Carbon Trading announcement and £30 million for public sector energy improvements: Benn
Carbon Yatra Mar 19 2008 12:07AM UTC
All central government departments will be included in a pioneering emissions trading scheme that will also target emissions from large businesses including supermarkets, banks, hotel chains and department stores, UK Environment Secretary Hilary Benn

New Carbon Finance 12th March 2008

China Defends Role in Climate Change
Yahoo! Canada Mar 12 2008 1:49PM UTC
China Says Developed Countries Should Take Lead in Fighting Climate Change BEIJING (AP) -- China insisted that developed countries were chiefly responsible for global warming, saying Wednesday that critics of the country's soaring emission levels must

New Carbon Finance 12th March 2008

Gold Standard VER Registry launched
Carbon Yatra Mar 12 2008 4:30AM UTC
Source: Mumbai (APX) APX, Inc., a platform provider for environmental and energy markets, and the Gold Standard Foundation have announced the creation of the Gold Standard VER Registry.

New Carbon Finance 10th March 2008

Tricorona, WWF Germany and Stockholm Environment Institute partner to compare voluntary CO2-offset standards
HUGIN Online Mar 10 2008 8:44AM UTC
Tricorona, the Stockholm Environment Institute and WWF Germany have today released a joint report 'A comparison of Carbon Offset Standards'. The main conclusion of the report is that Gold Standard offsets from projects within the Clean Development

New Carbon Finance 6th March 2008

An energy efficient Ireland New report shows benefits far outweigh costs
Egov Monitor Mar 6 2008 12:32PM UTC
Economic benefit by 2020 - ?3.6 billion Carbon savings ? 6,300 million tonnes Speaking today at Energy Forum 2008, Minister Eamon Ryan outlined the potential for the Irish economy embracing the new energy era.

New Carbon Finance 27th February 2008

New daily record - turnover of more than half million EUAs
Deutsche Börse Feb 27 2008 12:26PM UTC
February 2008, a new daily record was achieved in trading of EUA futures on the market for emission rights operated by European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and Eurex with 600,000 EUAs.

New Carbon Finance 26th February 2008

UK sets specific target to cut CO2 emissions by 26% by 2020
Platts Feb 26 2008 4:28PM UTC
The UK government has set a target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 26% from 1990 levels by 2020, instead of a previous target range of a 26%-32% cut.

New Carbon Finance 25th February 2008

Virgin Atlantic flies Boeing 747 powered by biofuel
NWCN.com Feb 25 2008 6:00AM UTC
LONDON - Virgin Atlantic carried out the world's first flight of a commercial aircraft powered with biofuel on Sunday in an effort to show it can produce less carbon dioxide than normal jet fuels.

New Carbon Finance 21st February 2008

Four nations, four cities take 'climate neutral' pledge
AFP via Yahoo! Feb 21 2008 3:15PM UTC
Four nations and a clutch of cities and corporations unveiled a Web-based information hub on Thursday to help meet a pledge to radically de-carbonize their economies in the coming decades.

New Carbon Finance 21st February 2008

EU ponders greener products and consumer habits
EurActiv.com Feb 21 2008 8:18AM UTC
The Commission has repeatedly delayed publication of its sustainable consumption and production strategy, an indication of the difficulties the EU executive faces in defining its approach to a highly complicated issue that affects a wide range of

New Carbon Finance 19th February 2008

Global carbon market set to explode in next decade
EurActiv.com Feb 19 2008 9:55AM UTC
Analysts foresee a boom in carbon emissions trading by 2020 as the EU prepares to include new sectors in its Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) and the United States' accession to a similar system appears increasingly inevitable.

New Carbon Finance 18th February 2008

Norway mall offers shoppers greenhouse gas credits
Reuters Feb 18 2008 4:31PM UTC
OSLO (Reuters) - Half a kg of salmon; two kg of potatoes; a tonne of greenhouse gas reductions -- shoppers at one Norwegian mall can now buy cuts in their carbon footprint as they pick up their weekly groceries.

New Carbon Finance 15th February 2008

Major emitters eye long-term reduction goal before G-8 summit:
U.S.+ Calibre Macro World Feb 15 2008 2:11PM UTC
TOKYO, Feb. 15-(Kyoto), The U.S.-initiated meeting of the world's major greenhouse gas emitters will work toward reaching an agreement on long-term global goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions before the Group of Eight summit to be hosted by

New Carbon Finance 14th February 2008

Energy saving most effective in CO2 cutting-report
Reuters UK Feb 14 2008 7:18PM UTC
For additional analysis on carbon markets and climate change policy please join the online Reuters carbon community here UNITED NATIONS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Squeezing more productivity out of the energy that industries, homes and vehicles burn is the

New Carbon Finance 14th February 2008

Ship CO2 emissions at 3.5 pct of global total
Reuters Feb 14 2008 12:28PM UTC
Annual carbon dioxide emissions from world shipping reached 1.12 billion tonnes in 2007, about 3.5 percent of total global carbon emissions, a scientific report by the world's top maritime body shows

New Carbon Finance 13th February 2008

Shipping emissions three times as much as estimated:
Report AFP via Yahoo! Feb 13 2008 2:19AM UTC Carbon emissions from merchant shipping are nearly three times as much as previously estimated, according to a draft United Nations study leaked to The Guardian on Wednesday.

New Carbon Finance 12th February 2008

IFC to buy 550,000 carbon credits from JI projects in Ukraine
Carbon Yatra Feb 12 2008 4:09AM UTC IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and ING Bank N.V. of the Netherlands have signed an agreement to help reduce methane emissions in Ukraine.

New Carbon Finance 7th February 2008

Russia, Ukraine next to trade Kyoto carbon credits
Reuters UK Feb 7 2008 5:12PM UTC
LONDON (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine will be the next nations to join, within months, only a handful of countries physically connected to a U.N. emissions trading scheme, a senior United Nations official told Reuters on Thursday.

New Carbon Finance 4th February 2008

Corus invests GBP60m in steel energy plant
BBC Feb 4 2008 4:05PM UTC
About half of the plant's energy is already produced on siteSteelmaker Corus is investing £60m at its Port Talbot plant to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at the site

New Carbon Finance 29th January 2008

EDP's Energias do Brasil sells Germany's 3C Markets 1.5 mln reals of CO2 credits
Forbes.com Jan 29 2008 9:40AM UTC
SBON (Thomson Financial) - EDP Energias de Portugal SA's 62-pct owned Brazilian unit Energias do Brasil said it sold 1.5 mln reals (about 571 mln eur) or 122,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide credits to German company 3C Markets AG.

New Carbon Finance 26th January 2008

Iraq ratifies Kyoto Protocol on climate change
AFP via Yahoo! Jan 26 2008 6:35PM UTC
Iraq has formally ratified the UN's Kyoto Protocol on climate change, according to a government statement seen by AFP on Saturday.

New Carbon Finance 24th January 2008

Wrap-up: reactions to EU climate and energy package
EurActiv.com Jan 24 2008 12:17PM UTC
The CO2 reduction and renewable energy targets put forward by the Commission yesterday (23 January) have evoked a flood of reactions from member states, industry, NGOs and other stakeholders. EurActiv provides an overview.

New Carbon Finance 22nd January 2008

Germany versus the EU: Merkel Caught between Industry and the Climate
Spiegel Online Jan 22 2008 11:42AM UTC
Last spring, Chancellor Merkel portrayed herself as the world's foremost fighter against climate change. With the EU set to pass a package of emissions regulations, though, she suddenly finds herself defending German industry.

New Carbon Finance 21st January 2008

Top scientists call on Government to adopt a tough target in the Climate Change Bill
WWF UK Jan 21 2008 2:06PM UTC
January 2008 David Nussbaum, chief executive of WWF-UK, said: 'The Government has a unique opportunity to set an example to the rest of the world by introducing groundbreaking legislation on climate change.

New Carbon Finance 21st January 2008

Commission scrambling to finalise battered climate plans
EurActiv.com Jan 21 2008 9:50AM UTC
The Commission's services are engaged in intense negotiations to finalise controversial energy and climate proposals, which are under heavy attack from industry groups and some member states, who warn the plans could destroy Europe's

New Carbon Finance 17th January 2008

ANALYSIS-EU to stick to climate plan despite rival protests
Reuters UK Jan 17 2008 1:39PM UTC BRUSSELS, Jan 17
The European Commission will spell out next week, over the din of protests from industry and governments as well as green groups, how it intends to cut greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change.

New Carbon Finance 17th January 2008

EU threatens 50,000 jobs with CO2 plan: German steelmakers
Yahoo! UK and Ireland Jan 16 2008 7:45PM UTC BERLIN (AFP) -
The German steel industry warned Thursday of huge job losses if the European Commission went ahead with a new emissions trading scheme in its climate protection drive.

New Carbon Finance 15th January 2008

EU business blasts planned CO2 emissions auction
Reuters Jan 15 2008 11:23PM UTC
Europe's top business lobby attacked on Tuesday European Commission plans for implementing deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, saying that auctioning pollution permits could hurt industry in global competition.

New Carbon Finance 14th January 2008

EU members braced for emissions targets
Jan 14 2008 2:37PM UTC
BRUSSELS (AFP) - EU members are bracing for proposed greenhouse gas emission targets due next week as they fret over how much of the burden they will have to bear in the fight against climate change.

Daily Telegraph 9th January 2008

Energy woes before nuclear energy can help
08/01/2008 00:01AM GMT | Richard Fletcher
Energy woes before nuclear energy can help. Has Alistair Darling forgotten that he is no longer the Cabinet secretary in charge of Trade and Industry (or the Department for Business & Enterprise as his former ministry is now called)? The Chancellor generated ...read

New Carbon Finance 9th January 2008

EU: No Formal Notification Over Romania CO2 Lawsuit
Lloyd's Jan 7 2008 10:12PM UTC
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The European Commission Monday said it has as yet received no formal notification from Romania that it is launching legal action over its carbon dioxide national allocation plan for 2008-2012 and that there are currently seven

New Carbon Finance 9th January 2008

EU emissions quotas too generous / Trading scheme may require major overhaul
Yomiuri Shimbun Jan 7 2008 7:04PM UTC
The European Union's emissions trading scheme, seen as the bloc's trump card in reducing greenhouse gases, allocated several companies higher emissions quotas than they actually needed, it was learned Monday.

New Carbon Finance

Severstal secures 300 mln eur from EBRD to improve energy efficiency
Interactive Investor International Dec 17 2007 11:18AM UTC
LONDON (Thomson Financial) - OAO Severstal has received a 300 eur long-term loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to help cut the energy consumption of its Russian steelmaking operations.

Hungary to sell carbon credits to Japan
Monsters and Critics Dec 17 2007 2:18PM UTC
Budapest - Hungary will Tuesday sign a framework agreement to sell carbon credits to Japan, Hungary's Environment Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.

RP links climate change deal with Austria
ABS-CBN News Dec 17 2007 11:15PM UTC
The Philippine and Austrian governments recently signed the first-ever bilateral agreement to cooperate on the implementation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol, considered a vital step to address climate change.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Set for Massive Reduction as Cement Industry in China Cleans Up Carbon Dioxide Output
AZoBuild Dec 18 2007 4:15AM UTC
But China has a waste problem as well as an environmental problem. The country produces more than one billion tonnes of waste a year, and the way in which it is treated is less than satisfactory.

Cap and Share scheme would tackle emissions
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange Dec 17 2007 6:05PM UTC
The question of how Ireland can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions will be the subject of a research project carried out by Comhar Sustainable Development Council.

Poland sees EU flexibility on CO2 emission quota -
Reuters Guardian Unlimited Dec 14 2007 12:46PM UTC
'The issue of CO2 is of great importance for us,' he told reporters, adding Tusk has raised the issue in recent weeks in talks with Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Italy will comply fully with EU-requested carbon cuts
ClimateChangeCorp.com Dec 14 2007 11:26AM UTC
Italy's environment ministry said on Wednesday that the nation has agreed to cut its CO2 emissions from sectors covered by the EU by 13.64 million tons, down to 196 million tons per year in the next four years.

Concern over CO2 emission permits
The Times Dec 17 2007 1:39AM UTC
An environmental stealth tax on business could raise hundreds of million of pounds for the taxman over the next five years through the auction of a large chunk of the next round of carbon emission permits.

The Telegraph 14th December 2007

Carphone blows hot and cold on global warming
14/12/2007 00:01AM GMT | Edited Simon Goodley
Carphone blows hot and cold on global warming. Was it only a year ago that some of Britain’s most high-profile businessmen emerged from a climate change summit at Downing Street with a statement of their commitment to the fight against global warming? ...read

The Telegraph 13th December 2007

Industry is energised about climate challenge
13/12/2007 00:11AM GMT | Ingar Skaug
Conference on Climate Change in Bali On Monday, Al Gore, the former US vice president, was in Oslo collecting a Nobel Peace Prize for his wake-up call on global warming, highlighted in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Meanwhile in Bali, delegates ...read

The Guardian 10th October 2007

Boost for carbon trading auction scheme
Mark Milner
Britain is to push ahead with reforms to the carbon emissions trading system - a key part of the EU's battle against climate change, Alistair Darling said yesterday. Mr Darling said the government was planning to step up the use of the auction process in the allocation of carbon allowances which permit companies such as power generators, cement makers and steel producers, to

Daily Telegraph 9th October 2007

Chocolate bars to carry Carbon Footprint
09/10/2007 01:20PM BST    | Josephine Moulds
to persons and businesses arising from climate change include regulatory risk, physical risk, changes to purchasing practices and so on." As a result, he said the financial services sector would have to include the possible impact of climate change in ...read

The Financial Times 25th April 2007

Industry caught in carbon ‘smokescreen’
By Fiona Harvey and Stephen Fidler in London Published: April 25 2007 22:07

Daily Telegraph 21st Aug 2007

It's no breeze making switch to wind power
21/08/2007 00:01AM BST | Christine Webb
during a power cut." At £1,498, including installation, the windmill seems good value, and may attract a 30 per cent grant. Wind speeds have been increased by global warming, and the British Wind Energy Association says the UK could become a world leader  ...read

Daily Telegraph 20th Aug 2007

Solar photovoltaic panels could lead to cheques from your electricity supplier
20/08/2007 05:00PM BST | David Waller
in Iran and Iraq for 10 years carrying out archaeological digs. "It didn't seem fair that the lives of the nomads in the area were being destroyed by the impact of global warming when they were not causing the problem. ...read

Daily Telegraph 10th Aug 2007

The carbon footprint of Polish plumbers
10/08/2007 00:01AM BST | David Millward
The carbon footprint of Polish plumbers. Every August, flying becomes a battle. If we're not fighting our way to the departure gate, we're fighting for our luggage. But this year there will be a few thousand different people on the battlefield, otherwise ...read

Daily Telegraph 10th Aug 2007

The low-carbon economy
10/08/2007 00:01AM BST | Andrew Cave
The low-carbon economy. What does a truly low-carbon economy look like and what does the UK need to do to become one? Andrew Cave explains Responsible businesses are reducing their carbon footprints and lowering their impact on the environment but transforming ...read

Daily Telegraph 9th Aug 2007

09/08/2007 05:00PM BST | Fred Pearce
million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually. That makes it Britain's second biggest global warmer - after Drax power station. And now BAA is talking about a SIXTH terminal. Will I be at the protest? I fear that until I mend my ways it ...read

Daily Telegraph 9th Aug 2007

Global warming forecast predicts rise in 2014
09/08/2007 07:00PM BST | Roger Highfield, Science Editor
Global warming forecast predicts rise in 2014. Here is the climate forecast for the next decade; although global warming will be held in check for a few years, it will come roaring back to send the mercury rising before 2014. Overall warming trend is driven ...read

Daily Telegraph 8th Aug 2007

Extreme weather warnings pre-empted floods
08/08/2007 00:30PM BST | staff and agencies
predicted that global warming would lead to an increase in extreme weather events. “The start of the year 2007 was a very active year in terms of extreme climatic and meteorological events,” said Omar Baddour, a climatologist with the World Meteorological  ...read

Daily Telegraph 7th Aug 2007

Al Gore alleges climate change misinformation
07/08/2007 05:00PM BST | agencies
Al Gore alleges climate change misinformation. A huge public misinformation campaign funded by some of the world's largest carbon polluters is aimed at disputing the scientific consensus on global warming, former US Vice President Al Gore has claimed. ...read

Daily Telegraph 31st July 2007

Buying local and fair trade don't mix
31/07/2007 03:40PM BST | Fred Pearce
and productive. Yet greens want to ostracise these farmers, because of the carbon footprint of importing their produce. I don't deny the carbon footprint of the 747s packed with beans that fly every night from Nairobi to Heathrow. But it turns out that   ...read

Daily Telegraph 23rd July 2007

BA attacked for 'risible' carbon offsetting
23/07/2007 00:01AM BST | Paul Eccleston
to cut their own carbon footprint; Airlines must make it easier for passengers to buy offsets; The Government should compel the most carbon-intensive businesses to offer offset services; Individuals should be given a compulsory-choice option for offsetting  ...read

Daily Telegraph 27th July 2007

Beyond energy efficiency
27/07/2007 00:01AM BST | Andrew Cave
to reducing products' carbon levels over two years. If the carbon footprint of a product with a carbon reduction label does not fall over a two-year period, the label is withdrawn. But why should businesses be worrying about carbon footprints? Carbon Trust ...read

Daily Telegraph 16th July 2007

Want to be green and happy? Move to Iceland
16/07/2007 00:01AM BST  |  Paul Eccleston
consumption are very low or high. Its main findings included: Europe is less carbon efficient now than it was 40 years ago in delivering relatively long and happy lives for its citizens. Its carbon footprint is growing rather than shrinking. Europe is ...read

Daily Telegraph 5th July 2007

Arnie's aides 'undermining green policy'
05/07/2007 00:01AM BST  |  Catherine Elsworth in Los Angeles
aides were interfering with the board's enactment of aggressive climate change policies he has touted across the world. They spoke out after the board, an independent agency, voted to ask the federal government for an 11-year extension to the deadline,...read

The Guardian 3rd July 2007

MPs: Climate bill should go further The climate change bill does not go far enough in cutting emissions, a panel of MPs warned today.

Daily Telegraph 3rd July 2007

Public 'in denial' about climate change
03/07/2007 00:05AM BST  |  Paul Eccleston
Public 'in denial' about climate change. The UK is in denial about the consequences of global warming, new research reveals. There was reluctance among the public to change their lifestyles Although the majority of people accept the climate is changing, ...read

Daily Telegraph 2nd July 2007

Live Earth set to change world on climate
02/07/2007 00:01AM BST  |  Paul Eccleston
under the Make Poverty History banner. But both could be dwarfed by the latest attempt to address a global audience - this time focusing on climate change - once again using rock concerts as a conduit. Live Earth could attract as many as half the people, ...read

Daily Telegraph 2nd July 2007

Carbon Trust hits back over small firms
02/07/2007 00:01AM BST  |  Richard Tyler
Carbon Trust hits back over small firms. The body paid by the Government to help firms reduce their carbon emissions has hit back at criticism from the British Chambers of Commerce that it is failing small businesses. David Frost: Carbon Trust had "failed"...read

Daily Telegraph 26th June 2007

Charles cuts the carbon, but gets £1m pay rise
27/06/2007 00:01AM BST  |  Caroline Davies
425-tonne carbon footprint by paying £10 per tonne of CO² to the offsetting agency Climate Care. But, as almost a third of his footprint is from official travel, the cost of offsetting that portion will be borne by the taxpayer. The cut in CO² emissions...read

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