ENDS Report Weekly, 12 August 2010

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The Final Countdown: achieving secure, competitive and low carbon energy

Wednesday 15 September, The Royal Society, London

Energy strategy poses the new Government tough challenges - North Sea production is waning, the UK faces stretching emissions targets and our energy infrastructure needs updating. This conference brings government, energy suppliers and energy users together to debate how to ensure low carbon, secure, affordable energy.

 Book now at www.cbi.org.uk/energyconference

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The Daily Telegraph belatedly discovers the CRC

The Daily Telegraph signals the start of the silly season by firing a broadside at the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme

Climate talks – mending the ‘broken record’

The climate talks in Bonn have been marked by a slipping back into polarised positions by developed and developing countries

Further reading: hackers and lower carbon cars

Hackers shut down European Climate Exchange website, Toyota to cut its UK operational carbon footprint, data centre company wins Carbon Trust Standard

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The Carbon Show

Business Design Centre, London, 4 & 5 October 2010

Providing resources, products and strategies needed to excel in carbon-related business, the Carbon Show will cover the core themes of carbon management, CRC reporting and accounting, carbon offsets and credits, plus carbon markets and finance. Featuring over 100 exhibitors, speakers, a live stage, exclusive networking opportunities and plenary sessions, the Carbon Show will deliver the information and resources needed to help your organisation succeed in the new low-carbon economy. Go to thecarbonshow.com for details.

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Green Strategy 2010 - 10 November, London.

Green Strategy 2010 – Nov 10th - Optimisation Today & Transformation Tomorrow: Competitive wins in a new economy. Our panel will consider innovation in the context of sustainability, both in terms of generating new revenue streams and achieving greater levels of cost efficiency. Speakers include Yvo de Boer, GE and CEOs. More