Tax fraud plagues Carbon Trading program

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The taxes were levied as part of the European Union Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading System, created in January 2005 and based on Directive 2003/87/EC, which was enforced beginning Oct. arrest warrant) as well as an unreported number so far in Germany. In this particular sweep, Germany is looking at 180 million euros ($239 million) in tax evasions by 150 individuals at 50 companies.

Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

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MB) Creating Solutions for Sustainable Consumption and Production A Background Paper prepared for The Expert Conference on the Marrakech Process "Creating Solutions for Sustainable Consumption and Production – An Expert Conference on the Marrakech Process", 22 and 23 November, Wuppertal, Germany.

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HafenCity: A Case Study on Future-Adaptive Urban Development

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HafenCity is marked by the red dot adjacent to Hamburg, Germany and along the river Elbe. | (Image captured with Bing Maps ) HafenCity, or Harbor City, is a new city quarter under development in the old harbor of Hamburg, along the river Elbe.

Sustainable Transportation

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Journal for Urban Planning and Development, 2005 Siting Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure Collectively, transportation support facilities greatly affect a community’s character and quality of life, and must be carefully designed and sited.

ICLEI Case Studies - Locally-based projects that support sustainability

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USA 10 - Environmental Management - Ottawa, Canada 9 - Waste Water Management - Stockholm, Sweden 8 - Transportation Management - São Paulo, Brazil 7 - Species Conservation - Johnstone Shire, Australia 6 - Environmental Auditing - Lancashire County, UK 5 - Housing Construction - Austin, USA 4 - Energy Conservation-Finance - Saarbrücken, Germany 3 - Solid Waste Management - Bandung, Indonesia 2 - Land Use-Transport - Curitiba, Brazil 1 - Hazardous Waste - Ventura County, USA.

2011: A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Come

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The record was set in 2010, which also tied 2005 as the warmest overall.) That same month, flooding in eastern Australia covered an area nearly the size of France and Germany combined. The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 degrees Celsius (58.14 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Announced in Davos

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From its inception on February 1, 2005, the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations has achieved a total return of 54.95%, outperforming its benchmark (the MSCI All Country World Index) by more than 16% to December 31st, 2010. Among the 22 countries, Japan led the way with 19 Global 100 companies (14 more than they had in 2010). The United States followed with 13 (one more than in 2010). Sixty-six per cent of the 2010 companies remained on the list in 2011.

Tomayto / tomahto

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In the annals of climatology, 2014 now surpasses 2010 as the warmest year in a global temperature record that stretches back to 1880. Obviously, a single year, even if it is a record, cannot tell us much about climate trends,” said Stefan Rahmstorf, head of earth system analysis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.

Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

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The country moved into the big leagues in 2005 when Lyon, France’s third largest city, opened its Vélo’v program with 1,500 bikes at some 100 automated self-service docking stations. London’s Barclays Cycle Hire system launched in 2010 with 6,000 bikes and has grown beyond 8,000.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

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In 2009 the German Advisory Council on Climate Change (WBGU) determined that for a 75% chance of avoiding a 2 degree C temperature rise, the World must pollute less than 600 Gt CO2 between 2010 and essentially zero emissions in 2050. Further, the average world population in the period 2010 and 2050 will be 8.321 billion (see UN Population Division, 2010 Revision ).

Obama sends US troops to Uganda to help combat the LRA – but is oil the true reason?

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The latter company, Irish Tullow Oil, is now accused of having bribed three Ugandan ministers with 100 million USD in July 2010 in return for concessions. Oil have been found in the underground below Lake Albert on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Local MP visits award-winning environment-friendly recycler

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He was first elected in May 2005. After the May 2010 election he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport. He was a Shadow Minister for Health from 2007 to 2010.

13 Best Energy Ideas (And 3 Really Bad Ones) :: by Sarah van Gelder

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Examples: Australia is banning the sale of incandescent bulbs as of 2010, and Canada, as of 2012. Energy Policy Act of 2005, helped to achieve a growth rate of 83% in PV installations in 2007, according to the Earth Policy Institute.