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John Howard killed emissions trading plan in 2003 after industry lobbying – cabinet papers

Renew Economy

Cabinet papers reveal John Howard killed proposed emissions trading scheme in 2003 after meeting "industry" leaders. The post John Howard killed emissions trading plan in 2003 after industry lobbying – cabinet papers appeared first on RenewEconomy. Even Joe "wind turbines are offensive" Hockey was on board.

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Australian homes can be made climate-ready, reducing bills and emissions: A new report shows how

TechXplore

Millions of homes were built before Australia introduced housing energy efficiency standards in 2003. They're leaky. Gaps around windows, doors and between building materials allow air to move in and out. So people tend to compensate, with more heating and cooling. It's costly and damaging for the environment.

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Microfinance lender MicroVest is acquired by development company DAI

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 2 – MicroVest launched in 2003 to expand access to capital to microfinance institutions in emerging markets and facilitate impact investment. The post Microfinance lender MicroVest is acquired by development company DAI appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Impact pioneer responsAbility acquired by investment manager M&G

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 31 – ResponsAbility has invested $11 billion since 2003 in emerging markets enterprises addressing agriculture, access to energy, healthcare and education, The post Impact pioneer responsAbility acquired by investment manager M&G appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Abandoned New Jersey paper mill now powers its community with solar

Solar Power World

This mill operated until the 1990s, changing names and ownership several times before being abandoned and shuttered entirely in 2003. Back in 1907, a paper mill was built in the borough of Milford, New Jersey, to take lumber, turn it into pulp and process that into food-grade paper.

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VOCs landmark: Firm marks 20 years of mobile carbon filter rentals

Envirotec Magazine

CPL had been selling carbon filters prior to this date, but 2003 was when they designed a genuinely portable unit and began the transition into a true ‘carbon & service’ business.

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Cadillac To Go Electric By 2030, A New Reinvention For A New Decade

Forbes Green Tech

Stege Carlisle says Cadillac will reinvent itself, yet again, over the next decade as an entire electrically-powered brand, and abandon the alphanumeric vehicle names it has phased in since 2003.