Wednesday 11 April 2012
New data shows Canada to miss emissions goal: greensReuters | 11 Apr 2012
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Although Canada's output of greenhouse gases was almost unchanged in 2010 from 2009, the major oil producer will find it tough to meet its 2020 emissions-cut target, government figures signaled on Wednesday.
EU CO2 law could scupper global climate talksReuters | 11 Apr 2012
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A European Union law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is "a deal-breaker" for global climate change talks, India's environment minister said, hardening her stance on a scheme that has drawn fierce opposition from non-EU governments.
Balfour Beatty unveils sustainability progressEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 11 Apr 2012
Engineering and construction group Balfour Beatty has revealed it made good progress in water and waste reduction between 2009 -2011 - although admits falling short in energy reduction.
Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of LondonGuardian Unlimited | 11 Apr 2012
Insurance market joins environmentalists in highlighting risks of drilling in fragile region as $100bn investment is predictedLloyd's of London, the world's biggest insurance market, has become the first major business organisation to raise its voice about huge potential environmental damage from...
Heartland Institute calls on Oxford to ban Peter Gleick from giving lectureGuardian Unlimited | 11 Apr 2012
Conservative thinktank says Gleick should be barred for his role in leaking Heartland's plans to discredit climate scienceThe ultra-conservative Heartland Institute has called on Oxford University to ban a lecture by the scientist who used deception to expose its mission to discredit climate...
Letters: Green deal kickstartGuardian Unlimited | 11 Apr 2012
As one of the 22 participating organisations mentioned in your article (M&S and Tesco missing from green deal list, 4 April), we would like to reinforce our support for the green deal, along with the other early participants who represent "the business end" of the construction industry. As a...
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