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In the papers today - Monday 8 January

Armed military police may guard the gas pipeline at Bacton, Norfolk, under new government plans, as security is upgraded across the energy sector due to fears that energy supplies are vulnerable to terrorist attack - Financial Times
Disruption caused by the row over safety at Bristol International Airport deepened yesterday when the runway was closed to all flights. Ten airlines either switched or cancelled their flights over the weekend. The airport shut its runway to accelerate resurfacing work in response - Financial TimesTory leader David Cameron will launch his latest salvo against big business today when he presses the Office of Fair Trading to investigate whether gas customers are being unfairly charged - Financial TimesTesco is to run three-quarters of its distribution fleet on biodiesel from next month, it announced yesterday. The supermarket claimed its move would cut the greenhouse gas emissions of its 2,000 lorries by more than 70,000t per year - The Daily TelegraphAn invention designed to leave huge container ships and tankers floating on air is poised to cut carbon emissions at sea by 15%. Shipping is responsible for about 500Mt of carbon dioxide emissions a year - The TimesAt least 50 people have died in mudslides in south east Brazil. Most of the deaths occurred in mountainous areas of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais states where flimsy homes on steep slopes were swept away in a sea of mud - The TimesBy the end of today, the average British person will be responsible for the same amount of carbon emission's as the average person in the world's poorest countries will produce all year. A report today by the World Development Movement states to prevent rising temperatures, each person can only emit 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, a target exceeded by the average Brit by February 10 - The Guardian

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