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  • This is the CCCs  sixth statutory report to Parliament on progress towards meeting carbon budgets. In it the CCC considers  the latest data on emissions and their drivers. This year the report also includes a full assessment of how the first carbon budget (2008-2012) was met, drawing out ...

  • The influential House of Commons Science and Technology Committee in January quizzed EI President Malcolm Brinded and other energy experts on the crucial decisions needed to be taken by the Government to meet the UKs emissions reduction targets. MPs questioned Lord Deben and Chris Stark of the...

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  • David Kennedy, the chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change, has said Britain will miss its carbon emission targets unless new climate change policies are put in place during the next twelve months. Key areas where action is needed include reforming the electricity market, making homes mor...

  • apan's new prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, has promised that Japan will seek to reduce CO2 emissions by 25% below 1990 levels by 2020. However, the target would be contingent on a deal involving all major emitters in Copenhagen in December.

  • The biggest ever investigation into putting iron filings in the ocean as a climate change fix has brought modest results.The idea is that the iron would stimulate growth of algae, which would absorb CO2 from the air. But scientists on the Lohafex project, which put six tonnes of iron into the Southe...

  • Engineers in Iceland will soon begin an innovative carbon capture and storage project involving converting carbon dioxide to solid rock.They expect the gas to react with layers of volcanic rocks deep beneath the surface to form minerals that will lock the carbon pollution away for millions of years.

  • The UK's Low Carbon Strategy could cause household gas and electricity bills to rise by £249 a year to pay for a seven-fold increase in energy from low-carbon sources by 2020. However, Ed Miliband believes energy efficiency measures to be introduced will reduce the extra cost to an average of £92 a ...

  • Three thousand 'intelligent' refrigerators, which will adapt their power use to the ebb and flow of demands on the national electricity grid, are to be given away in a trial by the UK government next year. A report from the Department of Energy and Climate Change on this dynamic demand technology, p...

  • The My Emissions Exchange website certifies emissions savings made by home owners and then sells emission credits to companies voluntarily looking to increase their green credentials. The company says it has signed up 1,800 households since going into business in autumn 2009. Households who successf...

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