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June 10, 2011 Natural Gas Could Make It Easier To Reach Carbon Emissions Goals, If It Doesn't Kill Us FirstSource: Fast Company
Is it possible for the U.S. to cut carbon emissions significantly enough to at least give us a chance at avoiding the worst of climate change? It may be--if we wean ourselves off coal and increase natural gas use, according to a...
The European Union said its carbon transaction log won’t process any transfers of permits between 3 p.m. Brussels time on June 10 and 9 a.m. on June 12 because of tests carried out by the United Nations emissions system.
June 7, 2011 Greenhouse gas emissions hitting record highsSource: BusinessWeek
Climate negotiators are seeking ways to make industrial countries continue reducing greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitment expires next year, the top U.N. climate official said Monday.
June 7, 2011 Con Edison cuts carbon emissions by 35 percentSource: BusinessWeek
Utility company Consolidated Edison Inc. said Monday its annual greenhouse gas emissions have dropped 35 percent since 2005. The company, known as Con Edison, said it expects to further reduce its carbon output as it shifts to...
June 6, 2011 China may be exempted from EU carbon plan: reportSource: MarketWatch
Chinese airlines may receive an exemption from European plans to make airlines pay for their pollution under a carbon-trading scheme, as long as they can show they’ve taken their own steps in cutting greenhouse gas emissions,...
June 3, 2011 10 Clean Energy Trends to Watch in 2011 and BeyondSource: Fast Company
As the clean energy industry emerges from a challenging period caused by the global economic downturn, it is entering a stage of rapid change in which business models are being transformed against a backdrop of regulatory...
Source: Environmental Protection
"As in previous years, the US remained the epicenter of the voluntary carbon market, providing and purchasing over one-third of carbon credits," says Milo Sjardin, head of US analysis for Bloomberg New Energy ...
The Republican-led New Hampshire House of Representatives voted for a second time to withdraw the state from the U.S. Northeast’s cap-and-trade program for power plants.
June 2, 2011 Where's the carbon? NASA maps itSource: OC Register
Half of it is held in the forests of Latin America. Brazil alone has nearly as much as all of sub-Saharan Africa. For the first time, NASA scientists have mapped precisely how much carbon is locked in the world's tropical forests...
June 2, 2011 Global carbon emissions return to record highsSource: Deutsche Welle
The goal to limit climate change to two degrees of warming is in jeopardy, a new report has found. Due to resurgent economies, energy-related emissions reached record highs last year. The IEA says it's a 'wake-up call.'
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