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  • Latest figures show EU carbon emissions down


    European Union greenhouse gas emissions fell slightly in 2002 but the countries remain a long way off track to meeting the Kyoto protocol commitment of an 8% cut by 2008-12.

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  • Major report on sustainable mobility published


    Mobility can be made sustainable but to meet the challenge will require cooperation and effort from every level of society. This is one of the headline conclusions of 'Mobility 2030: Meeting the Challenges to Sustainability' which has been published by th

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  • Fuel cell vehicle completes marathon


    Vauxhall's fuel cell powered HydroGen3, has nearly doubled the distance record for a fuel cell car in completing a journey from northern Norway to western Portugal in 38 days. The Zafira-based prototype covered 9,696 kilometres.

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  • Visit the LowCVP website for the latest news and information


    The LowCVP website contains all the latest news and information on developments within the Partnership and in related policy areas.

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  • Transport to share climate target responsibility


    The Department for Transport will share joint responsibility with Defra and the DTI for the Government's target of a 20% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2010. The announcement was made by the Chancellor in the Comprehensive Spending Review, which

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  • International Energy Agency calls for cut in biofuels tariffs


    The International Energy Agency has called for tariffs on biofuels to be dropped in order to encourage their use. The Agency argues that the market price of biofuels does not adequately reflect their benefits in terms of both environment and energy securi

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  • Large companies preparing for a low carbon future


    Driven by the increasing cost of weather-based natural disasters - worth $70bn in 2003 - and a growing raft of legislation, the world's largest companies, including motor manufacturers and fuel suppliers, are paying greater attention to the threat of clim

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  • Calls for greater energy efficiency as oil prices soar


    As oil prices peaked at around $42 in May against a backdrop of strong oil demand and security concerns, the European Commission called for oil consuming countries to "use their muscle to curb escalating demand by introducing energy-saving measures and ta

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  • LowCVP at Birmingham Motor Show Conference


    A presentation on the role and activities of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership was delivered at the inaugural conference for vehicle manufacturers - "The UK's role in the global automotive industry" - on press day at the start of the Motor Show in Birmin

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  • Air travel may contribute a third of UK greenhouse emissions by 2050


    The Government expects aviation to contribute around 21.5% of total UK carbon dioxide emissions in 2050, compared with just 7.5% in 2010. The total effect of aviation on climate change is likely to be greater than the percentage emissions share implies be

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