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Climate change 12-09-2016

FuelsEurope boss: Burning global-warming petrol is society’s choice

The burning of petroleum in transport, despite its contribution to climate change, is a choice made by customers in a society that runs on liquid fuel, John Cooper has said. The director-general of FuelsEurope stated that there had never been a referendum, asking whether people were prepared to pay more for a low carbon future.
Climate change 24-02-2011

Professor: We can cut our emissions and spur economic growth

Europe can revitalise its economy by a massive burst of investment in green technologies aimed at reducing emissions by 30% by 2020 on 1990 levels, Professor Carlo Jaeger, head of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, told EURACTIV in an interview. His new report has been promoted by the German Environment Ministry.