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Vital for China and India to cut emissions, EU states
Vital for China and India to cut emissions, EU states

Saturday 11th July 2009

The European Union has called on China, India and Brazil to put in place energy-saving programmes that will enable them to make considerable cuts in carbon dioxide emissions. According to Lars-Erik Liljelund, special climate change adviser to the Swedish government, which has taken over the six-month rotating EU presidency, it is ...

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Jobs for energy-saving products installation experts created
Jobs for energy-saving products installation experts created

Friday 10th July 2009

British Gas has announced the creation of thousands of jobs aimed at helping UK consumers install energy-saving products in their homes as part of the "biggest revolution" in home energy consumption. The jobs, which are being backed by training at a new energy academy in Leicester, are for smart energy experts ...

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New energy efficiency initiatives announced by Obama administration
New energy efficiency initiatives announced by Obama administration

Thursday 9th July 2009

The US government has announced "aggressive" moves to promote energy efficiency among American business and residential consumers, which could result in the take up of more energy-saving products. President Barack Obama and energy secretary Steven Chu made the announcement this week, arguing that going green will not only save the environment, ...

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Australia set to benefit from carbon reduction initiative
Australia set to benefit from carbon reduction initiative

Thursday 9th July 2009

Take up of energy saving products in Australia is set to be impacted upon by the world's first carbon label for consumer products as the Carbon Trust-engineered programme goes global. Leading Australian environmental organisation Planet Ark has signed an agreement with the Carbon Trust to adopt its Carbon Reduction Label in ...

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UK government proposes plans to reduce carbon emissions
UK government proposes plans to reduce carbon emissions

Tuesday 7th July 2009

Rich countries have been called upon by the UK government to set aside billions of pounds to be used to tackle climate change as well as helping poor countries cope with the resulting effects. In a speech on the Roadmap to Copenhagen at London Zoo last Friday (June 26th) prime minister ...

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Mobile phones to switch off street lights in German energy saving initiative
Mobile phones to switch off street lights in German energy saving initiative

Thursday 2nd July 2009

A German village has embarked on a new energy saving programme that will see residents use their mobile phones as remote devices for controlling how street lights are used. This has been reported by the Guardian, citing an article in the Suddeutsche Zeitung, which has stated that residents of Dorentrup, which ...

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Facility managers should urge tenants to use energy saving products
Facility managers should urge tenants to use energy saving products

Wednesday 1st July 2009

Facilities management companies should do more to reduce their carbon footprint by urging their occupiers to use energy saving products and have good energy conservation measures, it has been argued. Large property companies are already taking this route towards conservation, according to Dave Farebrother, environmental director at FTSE 100 company Land ...

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Schools could save £70m annually through energy efficiency
Schools could save £70m annually through energy efficiency

Friday 26th June 2009

Making schools more energy efficient could help head teachers and school boards save up to £70 million in energy bills, according to the Carbon Trust. In addition to resulting in the reduction of carbon emissions by nearly 600,000 tonnes, the savings could help to fund 230,000 extra computers for schools annually ...

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Carbon reduction initiative for public sector launched
Carbon reduction initiative for public sector launched

Saturday 20th June 2009

New energy efficiency loans will be made available to hospitals, leisure centres and public sector organisations such as local authorities and central government departments thanks to a new initiative. Some £51.5 million in interest free loans will be provided through the government-sponsored energy saving programme, which is backed by Salix Finance ...

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