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UK'S Lackluster Low Carbon Transition Plan

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The Institute of Science in Society Science Society Sustainability http://www.i-sis.org.uk l.p. photo This article can be found on the I-SIS website at http://www.i-sis.org.uk/UK_lackluster_lowcarbon_transition.php ======================================================== ISIS Report 12/10/09 UK’S Lackluster Low Carbon Transition Plan ################################## Belated, good in parts, but not green and definitely lacking in vision. Prof. Peter Saunders and Brett Cherry The belated The world is shifting to renewable energies in the wake of peak oil and accelerating global warming. Contrary to exhausting supplies of fossil and nuclear fuels, renewable energy is inexhaustible energy. In 2008, more capacity in renewable energies has been added than conventional, and the trend is continuing, with many politicians and experts considering 100 percent renewable by 2050 a distinct possibility [1] (see Green Energies - 100% Renewable by 2050, ISIS publication). The German gover

Farmers Calling for Cull of Manitoba's Wild Elk

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By: Chinta Puxley, THE CANADIAN PRESS - 12/10/2009 WINNIPEG - Bovine tuberculosis carried by wild elk is increasingly threatening some Manitoba cattle herds...

Wild Birds Blamed for Avian 'Flu in the Fraser Valley

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MB Co-Operator - Oc 9'09 Wild geese. l.p. photo Wild birds are seen as the carriers of a "low-path" H5N2 avian flu virus that hit a turkey farm....