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Renault has reduced its carbon footprint by 10% in three years

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By making a public commitment to reduce its carbon footprint by 10% between 2010 and 2013, and by meeting that objective, the Renault group has achieved an automotive industry first.

The policy is part of the Group’s determination to reduce the greenhouse gases (and CO2 in particular) emitted by its products and activities and to play an active part in the fight against global warming potential worldwide.

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BBC staff criticized for ‘Blinkered Broadcasting on Climate’.

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altAt 8.30am on Wednesday 26th March, activists from Climate Rush will redecorate the main visitors’ entrance to Broadcasting House, Portland Place.

Members of the environmental action group will divide the iconic entrance in two and invite the BBC’s staff to choose which entrance they walk through, and so which organization they work for. The options are: ‘Blinkered Broadcasting on Climate’ or ‘Best Broadcaster on Climate’.

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Climate Engineering – What do the public think?

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altMembers of the public have a negative view of climate engineering, the deliberate large-scale manipulation of the environment to counteract climate change, according to a new study.

The results are from researchers from the University of Southampton and Massey University (New Zealand) who have undertaken the first systematic large-scale evaluation of the public reaction to climate engineering.

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Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change

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altA new study, led by a University of Southampton scientist, highlights the potential for fish communities in marine reserves to resist climate change impacts better than communities on fished coasts.

The study, which is published today in the journal Nature Climate Change, involved an Australian research team from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Marine and Atmospheric Research.

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Climate Center urges industry to get ahead of the curve of coming F-Gas changes

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Climate Center, the UK’s leading supplier of cooling equipment is urging customers not to wait for the impending review of F-Gas regulations to review refrigerant options.

The European Commission is finalising new controls on the use of very high global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, with new European-wide regulations expected to be introduced in 2014.

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