By Morwen Johnson
Ending our use of oil, coal and natural gas by the end of the century? It seems an impossible task, but this week’s G7 Summit closed with the announcement that the leaders of 7 leading industrial nations had agreed to phase out the use of fossil fuels. As one of the G7, the UK is part of this long-term commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is also legally-bound, via The Climate Change Act (2008), to cut carbon emissions by 80% by 2050.
These national and international targets will only be met however if we all make practical changes to our patterns of energy consumption. Organisations like the Energy Saving Trust Foundation and NESTA have pointed out that providing new technologies is not enough to increase public engagement with alternative energy. Success is dependent on getting real…
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A kid from South England could be heading to the Northeast.
Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin is ready to join Newcastle United, according to the Chronicle. The report says the only obstacle remaining between the 25-year-old QPR man and his move is the price.
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That’s been a problem for Newcastle in the past, but owner Mike Ashley claims to be a changed man, and reports claim new manager Steve McClaren will be handed a $60 million transfer war chest to bring the Magpies out of a relegation fight and back into European contention.
QPR’s price tag reads $24 million, and the Chronicle says Newcastle’s thinking closer to $16. That’s not too big of a gap to bridge, is it? Especially for a fan base which has watched stars like Andy Carroll, Yohan Cabaye, Mathieu Debuchy and Demba Ba pawned in recent seasons.
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Gareth Bale could turn Manchester United back into Premier League champions if he decides to quit Real Madrid for Old Trafford this summer, according to his former coach Harry Redknapp
The Wales international has been linked with a move away from Real after enduring a difficult second season in Spain.
Bale, 25, was jeered on occasion by Real Madrid supporters who felt he was not contributing as well as he had in his debut season at the Bernabeu – when he scored in both the Copa del Rey and Champions League finals.
Earlier in the day Gareth bale made it clear that he would be stayiong in spain and this news has made United shift interest to Karim Benzema.