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In the papers today - 8 November

Britons exaggerate how green they are, with most mistakenly believing that they are following energy-saving practices, a Times poll shows. The Populus poll carried out after the publication of the Stern report on climate change shows that the majority of people believe they have already changed their habits to become green. However, the reality is that they are still burning energy unnecessarily, analysis of the findings shows - The Times
FedEx, the US freight and logistics company, on Tuesday canceled an order for 10 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets, becoming the first customer to abandon the plane in the wake of the production delays that have shaken the European company. The order will instead go to Airbus' US rival, Boeing, which will supply FedEx with 15 of its 777 Freighters, a plane also designed for long-haul cargo flights - The International Herald TribuneChurch worshippers have been told that their free Sunday morning parking has been scrapped because it is discriminatory to other faiths. The Rev Nick McKinnel, rector of the Anglican St Andrew's Church in Plymouth, said he was dismayed that other faiths had been cited as a reason to introduce charges in the city's Guildhall car park - The Daily Telegraph

Chemical pollution may have harmed the brains of millions of children around the world in what scientists are calling a 'silent pandemic'. The world is bathed in a soup of industrial chemicals that are damaging the intellectual potential of the next generation and may increase the incidence of conditions such as Parkinson's disease, they say - The IndependentFrom archaeological ruins in Scotland to 13th century mosques in the Sahara, the effects of climate change could destroy some of the world's most important natural and cultural heritage sites, a report has revealed. Heritage sites that have existed for thousands of years 'may, by virtue of climate change, very well not be available to future generations', said Achim Steiner, head of the UN Environment Programme - The IndependentHouses built in the reign of Henry VIII were more energy efficient than some of those built today, which waste billions of pounds and add to greenhouse gas emissions. Tests carried out by British Gas found that Tudor buildings, made with stout wooden beams and walls filled in with 'wattle and daub', and stones used to fill the spaces and make them airtight, wasted less heat than buildings constructed since the 1960s - Financial TimesGazprom has bought control of a gas pipeline being constructed between Iran and Armenia, in what analysts say is an attempt to protect the European gas market from an unwanted competitor. Last year Gazprom signed an agreement with the Armenian government under which Armenia would have to pay only $110 (£58) per cubic metre of gas - about half the market price - in return for Gazprom taking a 45% stake in a joint venture called ArmRosGaz, which controls both Armenia's domestic gas distribution business and the soon-to-be-completed gas pipeline from Iran - The Times

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