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Earth Hour - Help Canada Go Renewable #yourpower #earthhour

Earth Hour - Help Canada Go Renewable #yourpower #earthhour | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Help the next generation of leaders lay the foundation for 100% renewable energy across Canada. (WWF-Canada & Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy work together to map renewable resources of Canada.
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Biofuels do more harm than good, UN warns - Telegraph

Biofuels do more harm than good, UN warns - Telegraph | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Growing crops to make “green” biofuel harms the environment and drives up food prices, admits the United Nations (Leaked @UN draft report admits that “green” biofuels not only drive up food prices but also *harm* the environment
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Western Elites Blow $60 Billion on Green Energy Subsidies – Poor and Middle Class Hurt the Most

Western Elites Blow $60 Billion on Green Energy Subsidies – Poor and Middle Class Hurt the Most | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Why do Western Progressives hate the poor? Displaced Syrians line up for food. The environment policies of Western elites make energy more expensive, hurting the poor the most.
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Few thrilled about low-carbon car support scheme - Korea Times

Few thrilled about low-carbon car support scheme - Korea Times | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
The program was born during the former President Lee Myung-bak administration, which succeeded in making low carbon and green growth a national and international agenda.
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Karachi has the potential to explore all renewable energy sources - The Express Tribune

Karachi has the potential to explore all renewable energy sources - The Express Tribune | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
The Express Tribune Karachi has the potential to explore all renewable energy sources. For example, while charting a pathway for 100 per cent renewable energy use in a summary by the German Advisory Council, a portfolio of...
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Ways To Get The Most From Green Energy | All about LED Bulbs ...

Always maintain modern, energy-efficient windows at home. The benefits of these windows are numerous. They can reduce your energy bill, reduce the outside noise that disturbs you, lower carbon dioxide levels, and even ...
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Facebook builds 'green' datacentre in Sweden

Facebook builds 'green' datacentre in Sweden | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Datacentre will be powered mainly by renewables and handle all data processing from Europe, the Middle East and Africa...
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Brilliant Newfoundlander Invents the Solution!

Jim Meaney, owner of Cansolair Inc. displays how he converts pop cans into a powerful solar heating panel.
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Water audit funding

Water audit funding | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
The £700million AquaFund, a scheme derived from the HM Treasury’s award winning ‘Invest to Save Budget, has been set up to help UK public and private sector organisations reduce their water costs and consumption without the need for any...
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CCS plan B needs to be better say engineers

Responding to the announcement that the last remaining CCS demonstration project at Longannet in Scotland has been abandoned, ICE director general Tom Foulkes said:"We're very concerned that beginning the bidding process again for CCS projects is...
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Renewable Energy The Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2011 Consultation on Review of ROC Bands October 2011

A consultation on the review of ROC bands applying under the Renewables Obligation (Scotland) mechanism.

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Funding for low carbon vehicles

Funding for low carbon vehicles | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Extra £4.2m to encourage public bodies to use low carbon vehicles.
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On Economic Incentive Policy of Public Buildings Energy Efficiency in Xi’an City

On Economic Incentive Policy of Public Buildings Energy Efficiency in Xi’an City | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Building energy-saving is that saving energy, reducing consumption of energy, promoting energy efficiency by means of using new heat preservation thermal insulation material on wall, new heating and air-conditioning equipment with higher SEER and...
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Tanzania gets on the low-carbon bus to beat traffic jams - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Tanzania gets on the low-carbon bus to beat traffic jams - Thomson Reuters Foundation | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
In a bid to decongest the city and reduce growing emissions from traffic, Tanzania is implementing a multi-million-dollar low carbon transport project, which will...
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World Water Day: UN highlights water and energy links for sustainable development - Malaysia Sun

World Water Day: UN highlights water and energy links for sustainable development - Malaysia Sun | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
To mark World Water Day, the United Nations is highlighting the key role that water and energy play in economic development...
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Wind drives Vattenfall's CO2 cuts - reNews

Wind drives Vattenfall's CO2 cuts - reNews | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Vattenfall is planning to grow its renewable energy portfolio as part of overall plans to reduce its carbon dioxide exposure, according to its integrated 2013 annual and sustainability report.
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We Have Sustainable Energy Technology - the Problem is the Oligarchy

We Have Sustainable Energy Technology - the Problem is the Oligarchy | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
23rd March 2014 By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing Writer for Wake Up World "I know that I know nothing" ~ Socrates You can’t tell someone who knows everything, anything. Inextricably linked to wa...
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Where is the voice of low-carbon business? - The Guardian (blog)

Where is the voice of low-carbon business? - The Guardian (blog) | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
Where is the voice of low-carbon business? The Guardian (blog) What is unforgivable is the lack of alternative business voices advocating a low-carbon, green pathway to economic recovery.
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We must meet the challenge of sustainable energy

We must meet the challenge of sustainable energy | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
The United States is facing the great challenges of a difficult exit from the economic crisis, growing competition from emerging economies and the need to restore growth and development to continue to bring well-being to its people.
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Are solar panels worth the cost? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance

Are solar panels worth the cost? - Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it

"The most effective way to save money on energy bills is to change habits and cut back on the power used in the home. The second most effective way is to ensure your property is properly insulated.

But if you've already done what you can, it might be time to consider installing technology that lets you generate your own renewable energy."

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ICE welcomes reappointment of construction 'champion'

Commenting on the reappointment of the chief construction adviser (Paul Morrell) Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) president, Peter Hansford, said: "ICE welcomes the reappointment of Paul Morrell as chief construction adviser.
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Solar Power UK Conference and Exhibition 2011

Solar Power UK 2011—fusing policy and opportunity for a sustainable solar futureIn 2011, Solar Power UK is moving to Birmingham and will take place at the ICC Exhibition Centre.
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Low Carbon Scotland - Meeting the Emissions Reduction Targets 2010-2022

Information on the suite of flagship Low Carbon Scotland publications, including: the Report on Proposals and Policies to meet Scotland's climate change targets; the Low Carbon Economy Strategy, which sets the policy direction for low carbon...
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Scotland to invest £2 million in low-carbon skills | Policy

Scotland to invest £2 million in low-carbon skills | Policy | Low Carbon Economy | Scoop.it
UK policy, Scottish Government, renewables, energy, low carbon, skills, workforce, training,...
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