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Transport Experts Spark Global Electric Car Industry

Article: Transport Experts Spark Global Electric Car Industry

LONDON, UK, October 27, 2008 (ENS) – Cars around the world will one day be propelled by electric motors, transportation expert Daniel Sperling told a meeting of international transportation experts and policymakers in London today. Sperling said the transformation of automobiles and the entire automotive industry has begun with gasoline-electric hybrids, and will continue in…

British Prime Minister Urges G8 to Help the Hungry

Article: British Prime Minister Urges G8 to Help the Hungry

LONDON, UK, April 10, 2008 (ENS) – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called upon the Group of Eight, G8, to press international institutions such as the World Bank to take action on a growing crisis in global food prices, which have increased by an estimated 55 percent since June. In a letter to Japanese…

Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

Article: Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

LONDON, UK, March 7, 2008 (ENS) – In its budget for 2008-2009, the British government has allocated hundreds of millions of pounds for clean energy technologies over the next three years. Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Hilary Benn, MP, Thursday announced an increase in funding for clean energy technologies, investments and…

World Leaders Fortify Commitments to Environment

Article: World Leaders Fortify Commitments to Environment

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Economic, scientific, and political leaders and entertainers pledged hundreds of millions of dollars and moral support to environmental causes ranging from clean water and climate change to a modern green farming revolution as the World Economic Forum wound up its annual meeting in Davos today. More than 2,500…