EU 2010 budget: more money for strategic energy projects

Sunday, 01 November 2009
imagee/bulb.jpgThe European Parliament has supported allocating an extra EUR 1.5 billion to strategic energy projects as part of the EU’s economic recovery plan. 
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American households could cut emissions sharply: study

Sunday, 01 November 2009
imagee/amer.jpg The United States could cut climate-changing carbon emissions significantly over the next decade by getting American households to take actions that require no new laws or regulations and no loss of well-being, a report said on Monday, says Reuters.
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Green tax shift in the UK would have economic and environmental benefits

Sunday, 01 November 2009
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The UK’s Green Fiscal Commission has released its final report on the implications of a major “green” tax shift. The report concludes that even a large-scale shift towards green taxation is “economically sensible and environmentally effective”, leading to reduced emissions, stable revenues, and can boost low-carbon industries. The Commission also finds taxation can be socially acceptable, especially if accompanied by appropriate complementary measures. 

 
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European Electricity Companies Call for Standardisation of Plug-In Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

Tuesday, 27 October 2009
imagee/veh.jpg European electricity companies recognise the threat of climate change, caused by emissions of greenhouse gases from industrial installations including power plants and other sources, such as internal combustion engines powering road vehicles, as one of the major challenges facing our economy and society today.
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Obama's Down Payment On A Greener Grid

Tuesday, 27 October 2009
imagee/obama.jpg In all the fighting in Washington over renewable fuels, carbon emissions and the future of nuclear power, the one thing energy experts agree on is that the nation's power grid is in desperate need of a makeover, says Forbes.com.
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