04 Sep '11, 11pm

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One of the most encouraging aspects of the emerging low carbon economy is that nothing needs to be invented to virtually decarbonise our businesses and infrastructure. We still need to invent a greener form of aviation and more work needs to be done to cut emissions from a number of heavy industrial processes, but large swathes of the economy can be decarbonised without inventing anything new. They might be at the pilot or early commercialisation stage, but we already have the renewable energy, electric vehicle, smart grid, and green building technologies we need to drastically cut global carbon emissions without jeopardising living standards or economic prosperity. All these technologies need improving, but to a large extent the tools we need are already available, the issue is how we go about using them. The challenge is developing the policies and business models that a...

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