• England’s plan for eco-towns meets grassroots revolt.

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• British Columbia will adopt California’s tailpipe standards.

• Japan favors cutting emissions by up to 80 percent by 2050.

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• States trump local opposition to renewable energy at home.

• Canada turns on to green-collar jobs.

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