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Setting up a group to cut carbon together

Jamie Andrews

13th January, 2009

Oxfam ran a competition for low-carbon lifestyles in 2008 – and all three winners were part of the same DIY carbon rationing movement. Jamie Andrews finds out what’s behind the success of CRAGs, and asks why we all haven’t signed up to join the revolution more...
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Carbon rationing on the agenda says environment chief

Ecologist

9th November, 2009

Personal allowances would allow equitable use of carbon says the head of the Environment Agency more...
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Carbon rationing may be needed by 2012, says IPPR

Ecologist

9th September, 2009

Although unpopular and expensive, personal carbon trading may be the next step in tackling climate change more...
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Alternate current, intelligent current

Mark Anslow

1st April, 2009

Instead of spikes in demand and coal-fired solutions, fridges and washing machines may soon be available that can regulate their own energy usage. more...
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How modern economics causes both inner and outer climate change

Jonathan Rowe

1st April, 2008

It’s the battle of the century. In one corner, the Economy – big, bloated, greedy and growing. In the other, the planet Earth – fragile, finite and fighting back. more...
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A steady-state economy

Herman Daly

1st April, 2008

Economist Herman E Daly argues that our future depends on a new economic model, one that needs to be defined by the dynamic balance – the steady state – of the natural world upon which it depends. more...
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Less is more - the move to a saner happier economy

Andrew Simms

1st April, 2008

Don’t be afraid of the recession, says Andrew Simms , it may just be the lucky break we need to get our heads around a more sane economy and a better quality of life
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In the News

Energy 'too cheap', says Scottish & Southern

News

24th September, 2007

It’s not what you'd expect to hear from a player in the fiercely competitive utilities sector, but Brian Smith, head of projects at Scottish and Southern Energy, has said that electricity is ‘too cheap’. more...
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Britain could be carbon-free by 2030

News

9th July, 2007

Britain could become a ‘carbon-free’ country in just twenty years, according to a new report published by the Wales-based Centre for Alternative Technology. more...
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Emissions Trading won't make a difference, says WWF

News

14th June, 2007

The second stage of the EU's much-criticised Emissions Trading System (ETS) will fail to deliver any significant cuts in Europe's carbon dioxide emissions, campaign group WWF said yesterday. more...
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I would turn the lights out

Michael Meacher

1st February, 2007

That’s what I would do if I were energy minister, says the former environment minister more...
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Growing pains

Stephan Harding

7th December, 2006

Stephan Harding, coordinator of the MSc in Holistic Science at the Schumacher College, explains why standard economic growth is not the answer, and why personal Tradable Energy Quotas are... more...

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