P163 Teletext 163 Apr13 21:30:01       ————————  ——————————————  WAKE UP TO CLIMATE CHANGE  Friends of the Earth has warned the UK's 12 regional electricity companies that they risk losing their customers if they fail to fight climate change. "They have one year to clean up their act and show leadership in the fight against climate change," says spokeswoman Anna Stanford. "If they don't, we will publicise their poor environmental record and encourage people to move to greener companies." ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— by Bernadette Carroll FOR THE LATEST GREEN NEWS p161 Rituals Events Digitiser Club 140
P163 Teletext 163 Apr13 21:36:10       ————————  ——————————————  WAKE UP TO CLIMATE CHANGE  Through the switch from coal to gas, the UK has started to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions but environmentalists say further reductions are possible through energy efficiency. Anna Stanford from Friends of the Earth says: "At present electricity companies spfnd a mere £1 pfr pfrson per year on energy efficiency measures. "That is the legal minimum requirement but it's not enough." ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Green Events 165 Eco Scene 148 TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Rituals Events Digitiser Club 140
P163 Teletext 163 Apr13 21:13:01       ————————  ——————————————  WAKE UP TO CLIMATE CHANGE  By December 1997, at the Climate Summit in Kyoto, Japan, world governments need to agree legally binding carbon dioxide cuts for the post 2000 period if climate change is to be preventedN "This will require an aggressive emphasis on energy efficiency and rapid development of renewable energy," says Anna Stanford from Friends of the Earth She warns: "If drastic cuts aren't made the world's eco-system will die." ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Fun & Games 150 Love Stars 148 BIG SCREEN NEWS & GOSSIP p461 Rituals Events Digitiser Club 140
P163 Teletext 163 Apr13 21:00:00       ————————  ——————————————  WAKE UP TO CLIMATE CHANGE  Friends of the Earth's criticism of the UK's "poor record" on energy efficiency focuses on the lack of action by OFFER, the electricity regulator. "OFFER have allowed companies to literally get away with murder," says spokeswoman Anna Stanford. "But in 1998, when the energy market is liberalised, consumers will choose who they buy their energy from. You can bet your life they'll want green." ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Digitiser 170 National Events 441 gHAT'S ON IN THE GREEN WORLD? p165 Rituals Events Digitiser Club 140
P163 Teletext 163 Apr13 21:10:00       ————————  ——————————————  WAKE UP TO CLIMATE CHANGE  A spokesman from Midlands Electricity told Teletext: "All distributors and suppliers of energy have strong environmental policies. "Aside from supplying customers with efficiency helplines we get much of our fuel from renewable sources." A spokesman from electricity regulators OFFER said: "'j are aware of climate change hence current methods of energy efficiency are under review." ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Bamboozle 152 Family Fun 443 LAND ON PLANET SOUND p480 Rituals Events Digitiser Club 140