offshore wind turbines in the UK - via FlickrThe British government on Tuesday pledged to cut the country’s carbon emissions in half by 2025 — part of its legally mandated commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60 percent by 2030, and 80 percent by 2050.

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne characterized it as a massive boost to the country’s green technology companies.

(READ the AP story at the SF Chronicle)

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