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United Kingdom may need to import cereals

I am absolutely no fan of biofuels, and am even believing they are more a problem than a solution as still hundreds of millions people are starving. It seems that it could also pose problem in the richest nations. Indeed, Green Inc. noted that the United Kingdom may have to resort to cereals imports in …

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The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan

The United Kingdom may soon become a climate change model for Europe and other developed nations as it plans to cut by 34 percent its greenhouse gases emissions by 2020 from 1990 levels. Yes, over a third less, this is exactly what the IPCC has been advocating in 2007. These brilliant goals will be reached …

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Climate change is the biggest health threat

According to a new report published by the University College London and The Lancet medical journal climate change is the biggest health threat of our century. As an author of the report said to the Daily Mail: ‘The big message of this report is that climate change is a health issue affecting billions of people, …

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The United Kingdom’s renewable energies plan

After India’s plan on climate change last week, the United Kingdom announced¬† a plan due expand in an important way the use of renewable energies. Up to 7,000 wind turbines – including 3,000 offshore – will be installed by 2020 in order to multiply by a factor ten the importance of these energies in the …

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UK government approved the building of nuclear plants

According to several sources, including the Financial Times and the International Herald Tribune, the British government approved the building of new nuclear plants. This occurs as nuclear energy is becoming more and more interesting as it is the second lowest greenhouse gases energy solution behind hydro. This might be for this country the beginning of …

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New nuclear plants to be built in the UK

According to an article in La Tribune, a French economic newspaper, Electricit√© de France ( EDF, the French electricity operator ) is discussing with British Energy to build a nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom. Electricit√© de France is indeed discussing with British Energy in order to build nuclear plants together on UK soil. …

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