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  • International Energy Agency calls for cut in biofuels tariffs

    31/05/2004

    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

    31/05/2004

    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

    30/05/2004

    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

    29/05/2004

    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

    28/05/2004

    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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  • On-line access to Fuel Cells Forum for LowCVP members

    28/05/2004

    The Fuel Cells Forum provides on-line information including news, patents and international activity in fuel cell technologies, as well as hosting 'virtual' conferences. For a limited time, LowCVP members have been enabled with access to the Forum.

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  • UK Consultation on 7th EU R&D Framework Programme

    28/05/2004

    The European Framework Programme supports leading edge science and technology, strengthening international partnerships and providing over £300m (Euro 500m) funding to UK participants each year. The Seventh Framework Programme covers the period 2006-20

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  • Russia likely to ratify Kyoto Protocol

    28/05/2004

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has surprised observers by announcing that Russia will move rapidly towards signing the Kyoto treaty on climate change. The Russian President's statement contrasts starkly with recent announcements by some of the country's

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  • New report provides more evidence of climate change

    27/05/2004

    In a new report from the University of Washington, scientists claim to have found compelling new evidence of the presence of climate change through the analysis of satellite data.

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  • VCA web-site provides richer source of vehicle/carbon data

    26/05/2004

    A re-vamp of the Vehicle Certification Agency web-site, provides an enhanced source of data on new car fuel consumption and exhaust emission figures.

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