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UK carbon emissions: where do they come from and how have they changed? 7 February 2012 [1] topic, topic

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Emissions fell in Scotland by 7% in 2009, mainly due to the impact of the recession and a reduction in economic output. Emissions are however likely to have risen in 2010, as a result of the cold temperatures at the start and end of 2010, and due to increased economic activity. 31 January [2] topic

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Ramblers rejoice as first stretch of coast path becomes a reality, 26 January [3] topic, place

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16 pubs closing every week. Government needs to do more to protect ‘community pubs’, ippr, 24 Jan 2012 [4] topic

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Climate Change Risk Assessment "compelling evidence.. of the need to increase our resilience." Government announce National Adaptation Programme, 26 January [5] topic
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References

  1. guardian.co.uk, 7 February 2012
  2. theccc.org.uk, 31 January 2012
  3. ramblers.org.uk, 26 January 2012
  4. ippr.org, 24 Jan 2012
  5. defra.gov.uk, 26 January 2012


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"Participation is ranked 3rd (out of 97) and is well supported across all organisational types. Given the prominence of this concept, turning it into meaningful initiatives and outcomes in the Rio process will be vital." Rio+20: Analysis of Zero Draft Submissions, January 2012 [1]

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The Greening of Singapore, 14 January [2]

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Jane Goodall Institute: Saving Trees and Chimpanzees While Improving Health, 1/11/12 [3] topic

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Rio 2012 - Zero draft of the outcome document published, January 2012 [4]

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World cities say: 'Hear us!', New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg champions a major role for cities at Rio+20, Jan. 03 [5]
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References

  1. stakeholderforum.org, p.6, January 2012
  2. singaporesojourn.blogspot.com, 14 January 2012
  3. janegoodall.org, 1/11/12
  4. uncsd2012.org, January 2012
  5. charlotteobserver.com, Jan. 03, 2012


March 2010

  • London to create a ‘Hydrogen network’ by 2012, 26 March [1]
  • London's 10 Low Carbon Zones now officially 'live', 19 March [2]
  • Braham Street Park opens in Aldgate, a new breathing space close to the City, [3] place


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London Development Agency to provide £4 million to the Bankside Urban Forest - a programme of works to improve public space in the Bankside area from the riverside to the Elephant & Castle, 10 March [4] place

February 2010

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London secures £17 million funding for UK’s largest electric vehicle charge point network, 25 February [5] This will deliver a network of around 7,500 charging points by spring 2013 with 1,600 charge points to be installed over the next twelve months. At present there are over 250 charging points in London.

January 2010

  • Residents give thumbs-up to wind turbine on Hackney Marshes, Huge majority in favour of giant fan, according to Council consultation, 25 January [6] topic
  • New London 'Datastore' to include carbon emissions dataset, 6 January [7] topic

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References

  1. london.gov.uk, 26 March 2010
  2. london.gov.uk, 19 March 2010
  3. london.gov.uk,
  4. london-se1, 10 March 2010
  5. Greater London Authority, 25 February 2010
  6. The Hackney Citizen, 25 January 2010
  7. www.guardian.co.uk, 6 January 2010

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