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17th April 2005

Code for Sustainable Buildings – Better Buildings

At the Better Buildings Summit in October 2003 Ministers announced the establishment of the Sustainable Buildings Task Group (SBTG), co-chaired by Sir John Harman, Chairman of the Environment Agency and Victor Benjamin, ...

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17th April 2005

UK Government procurement 'lacks sustainability'

A committee of MPs has urged the government to take a stronger leadership role in ensuring sustainable procurement across the public sector. The call comes in a Commons environmental audit committee report examining how ...

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17th April 2005

Follow–up to Learning the Sustainability Lesson

Environmental Education: Follow-up to Learning the Sustainability Lesson, was published as the Committee's Fifth Report, HC 84, at 11.00 on Tuesday 5 April 2005.

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17th April 2005

Hamburg Sustainable Construction Forum

26-27 May 2005, TuTech, Hamburg, Germany One of the major obstacles to the implementation of sustainable development is the fact that it is often perceived as something vague and abstract.

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17th April 2005

UO Sustainability Leadership Academy Seminar April 22, 2005

Bob Doppelt, Instructor and Academic Coordinator for the UO Sustainability Leadership Academy, will share principals and practices from his internationally ranked book at the Systems Thinking for High Performance Organiz...

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17th April 2005

UK Election – Lib Dems pledge to improve environment

The Liberal Democrats have promised to ban commercial genetically modified crops as they set out their environmental policies. The party wants a moratorium on GM crops until they are proved safe for people and the enviro...

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7th April 2005

Bellamy – Confusing Climate Change ?

David Bellamy, one of the original icons of the environmental movement has recently attracted its ire over his views on climate change and wind power. Has he turned his back on his roots? Or is he just misinformed? Or...

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6th April 2005

Improving the Implementation of Environmental Impact

The European Union (EU) enacted a Directive on environmental impact assessments (EIA) almost 20 years ago, which was transferred into national law by member states. Now the EU has launched a project to assess some aspect...

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6th April 2005

Offshore wind energy could supply 10% of electricity in Europe by 2020

The Greenpeace report "Offshore Wind - Implementing a new Power House for Europe" is a strategic blueprint that outlines how offshore wind farms will be able to supply about 10% of Europe's electricity sector by 2020. Th...

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6th April 2005

Environment Index Shows Electricity Generators Leading the Way

The overall ranking of the Environment Index (formerly known as the BiE Index) was released by Business in the Community today. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Environment Index is widely recognised as the UK's le...

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