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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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Energy minister Malcolm Wicks was to sign an agreement with his Norwegian counterpart on Wednesday to co-operate on plans to pump carbon dioxide from power stations into exhausted deep sea oil wells. BP and generator Scottish & Southern Energy are already working on the first 'sequestration' project.

Sea levels are rising twice as fast as they were 150 years ago, research by Rutgers University in New Jersey has revealed.

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