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→  July 12, 2012

Updated July 12, 2012 12:39:22 Photo: Mark Sullivan expects ACTEW Water will be the first to meet the ACT Government’s reduction targets. (ABC News) Canberra water supplier ACTEW says it expects to be the first company to meet the ACT Government’s ambitious carbon emission reduction targets. The ACT Government wants to cut carbon emission levels […]

→  July 6, 2012

Compiled by the Government Communication and Information System Date: 05 Jul 2012 Title: SAA looks to voluntary carbon offset project ——————– Pretoria – State owned enterprise South African Airways (SAA) is exploring the implementation of a voluntary carbon offset project that can support the development of forestry in the Southern African region. SAA operates in […]

→  June 26, 2012

Labour’s Glee At Fuel Tax Freeze Updated: 5:32pm UK, Tuesday 26 June 2012 By Glen Oglaza, political correspondent The Labour Party can barely contain its glee after Chancellor George Osborne announced in the House of Commons that the planned 3p increase in fuel duty, due in August, will be frozen until the end of the […]

→  June 24, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 4:20pm UK, Sunday June 24, 2012 Amanda Walker and Tom Parmenter, in Ukraine Some 6,000 England fans are expected in Kiev for England’s Euro 2012 quarter-final match against Italy tonight. Only 3,000 supporters travelled […]

→  June 23, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 3:30pm UK, Saturday June 23, 2012 Syrian President Bashar al Assad has reportedly formed a new government, two months after controversial parliamentary elections that were boycotted by the opposition. Foreign minister Walid al Muallem […]

→  June 14, 2012

Banks will be loaned money on condition they pass it on in the form of cheaper loans and mortgages Huge sum represents 1/5 of all Government spending By Becky Barrow, Jason Groves and Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 21:01, 14 June 2012 | UPDATED: 22:27, 14 June 2012 The Coalition is to throw a £140billion lifeline to […]

→  June 8, 2012

PRIME VIEW: Master Builders director of housing policy Paul Bidwell discusses the impact of the carbon tax on the construction industry. The cost impact of the carbon tax will vary depending on the materials used, the size of the building and location. Picture: File Source: Bloomberg THE introduction of the carbon tax on July 1 […]

→  May 31, 2012

To view this content you need Flash and Javascript enabled in your browser. Please download Flash from the Adobe download website. 5:35pm UK, Thursday May 31, 2012 The Treasury has announced the cap on tax relief for charitable donations proposed by George Osborne in the Budget is to be dropped. The controversial plans were criticised […]

→  May 23, 2012

Government needs to focus on reducing energy usage Posted on 23 May 2012 by Priyanka Shrestha Energy industries have welcomed the new Bill but are calling for the government to do more to encourage the reduction of electricity usage. This comes as Energy Secretary Ed Davey announced a probable rise in bills yesterday in an […]

→  May 20, 2012

The Liberal Party has again demonstrated they either don’t understand the price on carbon, or they’re prepared to misrepresent the facts, the Minister for Energy, Bryan Green said today. “The Tasmanian Government has a plan to deliver immediate power price relief to households from 1 July and we won’t be distracted by blatant politicking from […]