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

River Oich at Loch Ness - Fort Augustus - Scotland

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

Ringstead and White Nothe

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]

Henderson Waves, Singapore

The Greening of Singapore, 14 January [2]

Cheser Zoo, England

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]

Sunset at the rowing pond

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


December 2011

Cable Street cycle superhighway

No new Superhighways in 2012 or 2013 but the Cycle Hire Scheme continues to expand, 07/12/2011 [1]


November 2011

Edgware Road

Green wall unveiled at Edgware Road Tube station to deliver cleaner air, 28 November [2]


Tree planting

Communities across London transform neighbourhoods with over 12,000 free trees from the Woodland Trust, 18 Nov [3]



September 2011

Brixton Pound

UK’s first electronic local currency now live! September 30 [6] topic


Skyride 2010 - father & son

Over 55,000 people, cyclists of all ages and abilities take to traffic-free streets for the chance to enjoy the sights of the capital on two wheels, 4 September [7] topic


PurpleLondon004

£100m+ boost to green London’s public buildings, 2 September [8] In London, the environmental goods and services sector is worth £23 billion. The carbon finance sector is worth £5.8 billion and employs 22,500 people. Growth between 2008-2010 in this sector has been 8 per cent, comparatively strong in comparison to growth in other sectors. This will deliver an estimated 18,000 new jobs by the end of 2012 to add to the estimated 158,000 already working in this sector. London aims to be a world leading low carbon capital by 2025 attracting an estimated £40 billion of investment and creating an estimated 200,000 jobs over coming decades.


July / August 2011

The People's supermarket

The People's Supermarket to open store number two in Hackney, 18 August [9] topic


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More green space at Stratford’s Olympic Park, August 2 [10] topic



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References

  1. [1], 07/12/2011
  2. london.gov.uk, 28 November 2011
  3. woodlandtrust.presscentre.com, 18 Nov 2011
  4. telegraph.co.uk, 11 November 2011
  5. hansardsociety.org.uk,
  6. brixtonpound.org, September 30, 2011
  7. london.gov.uk, 4 September 2011
  8. london.gov.uk, 2 September 2011
  9. thegrocer.co.uk, 18 August 2011
  10. london24.com, August 2, 2011
  11. neweconomics.tumblr.com, August 9, 2011
  12. cycalogical.blogspot.com, July 5, 2011

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