P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:00:05    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" The ways in which all of Britain can contribute to countering global warming have been set out by the Government in fine detail. Everyone - from home and car owners to company directors - can play a part in the UK's battle to reduce greenhouse gases by 12.5% by 2010, claim the Government proposals. The question is: If implemented, will they do the trick? ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— by Bernadette Carroll WIN A CAMCORDER p465 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:01:04    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" TRANSPORT: The transport sector accounts for 23% of the UK's carbon dioxide emissions. The Government's l—in tool so far in getting emissions down is the fuel duty escalator, a commitment to increase the tax on petrol by at least 5% a year above inflation. This provides a clear long-term signal to the motor industry to design more efficient vehicles. CONTD >>> ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— Fun and Games 150 Bamboozle 152 ANIMALS: VICTIMS OF FASHION p163 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:01:00    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" Measures to fight global warming generated by transport include: Europe's recent agreement with car makers to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new cars by 25%. Anti-congestion measures proposed by the recent Transport White Paper. Variable road taxes for smaller car engines and changes to the company car tax regime. ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Are you ready for the Millennium? 106 APRICOT AND CHOCOLATE CAKE p164 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:02:02    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" BUSINESS AND PUBLIC SECTOR: Better management techniques mean greenhouse gas emissions are expected to decline substantially by 2010. The Government is considering an emissions trading regime which would enable firms to buy and sell "pollution allowances". Energy efficiency is key to reducing carbon dioxide emissions and company targets are currently being devised. ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Have you seen Family Finance? 540 GREEN TV TODAY AND TOMORROW p165 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:02:00    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" AGRICULTURE: Greenhouse gases in the countryside come from two sources: nitrogen-rich fertilisers, and methane from animal waste - dung. With millions of animals in the UK alone, this is very significant. The Government thinks both emissions will fall by 2010 largely because of more environmentally-friendly farming; fewer animals and less fertiliser use. ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— What's on the goggle box? 110 GREEN EVENTS p165 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:01:08    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" ENE GY Emissions from the energy sector - the production of electricity and fuels such as oil - fell steeply in the 1990s due to the decline of coal industries. Eljssions could drop further with a mass implementation of renewable energies, say the Government. As a result it plans to deliver 10% of UK electricity demand from renewables by 2010. ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— Are you ready for the year 2000? 106 FULL GREEN SCENE INDEX p160 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 169 Oct30 21:04:11    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" DOMESTIC: Elhssions of carbon dioxide created by energy use in the home are expected to fall by about 12% on their 1990 level by 2010, much of this will be due to national energy efficiency programmes. The use of energy-saving equipment and devices will also be encouraged. In addition, simple measures, like switching equipment off when not in use will be promoted by the Government. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Fun and Games 150 Bamboozle 152 CHECK OUT THE GREEN KITCHEN p164 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 163 Oct30 21:04:00    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott believes we cannot "sit back and do nothing about global warming". He claims; "The science is clear and the evidence is no longer challenged. Global warming is threatening our very existence - our planet. "In the future we face more flooding from rising seas, more severe winter gales and storms, and droughts and more heat waves and forest fires." ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Your total Entertainment guide 400 REAL LIFE VICTIMS OF RASHION p163 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV
P161 Teletext 161 Oct30 21:04:07    ————————————————  —————————————————— "TOGETHER WE CAN BEAT GLOBAL WARMING" "There has been far too much talk of the burden associated with meeting targets and far too little about the opportunities," says MP John Prescott. "The Government's proposals demonstrate our commitment to action." The Government is inviting comment from all interested parties, and will produce a formal UK climate change strategy in time for the ratification of the Kyoto treaty, in the year 2000. ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— e-mail: greenscene@teletext.co.uk WRITE TO: GREEN SCENE, PO BOX 297, LONDON SW6 1XT. FAX:0171 386 5618 Bonfire Fashion Recipe TV