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This page will bring you links relevant to ethics and the environment.

EU car firms fail consumers' green test
Executives at European car makers are tearing their hair out. Their efforts to clean up their act and reduce the amount of harmful emissions from the cars they produce seem to have come to nought.

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Ryanair retracts emissions claim
Ryanair has retracted a claim that it had cut emissions of carbon dioxide by half over the past five years.

Ford joins US 'green' car trend
Ford has become the latest US car maker to unveil a test vehicle that runs on green alternative fuels.

London 2012 'to be greenest ever'
The London 2012 Olympics are to be the greenest games in history, organisers have said. With 2,012 days to go, the body in charge of construction and design said it would champion low waste, low carbon emissions and green transportation.

Organic food imports under fire
Organic food that is imported into the UK by air may be denied the right to label itself organic, under proposals from the UK's main certification body.

UK airlines attack 'green taxes'
Chancellor Gordon Brown's air passenger tax has been attacked by three of the UK's leading airlines as the wrong way to fight climate change.

Rice code boosts GM prospects
US biotechnology firm Monsanto has announced it has built the first "working draft" of the rice genome - the most complex plant decoded to date.

Flight cuts urged 'for climate's sake'
Several environmental campaign groups are urging people to take fewer flights for the sake of the global climate.

Skytrain to clear the Bangkok air
One of the world's most polluted cities has a new weapon in the war against congested streets with the opening of a $1.5bn transport system.

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