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December 4, 2012 Environmentalists back carbon capture technology

ABC Online - îWorld Resources Instituteî, Zero Emissions Resource Organisation. In its report, part funded by the Global CCS Institute, the ENGO Network on CCS states: "Because urgent action is needed on climate...

December 4, 2012 Fossil-Fuel Subsidies of Rich Nations Five Times Climate Aid

Source: BusinessWeek

Rich countries spend five times more on fossil-fuel subsidies than on aid to help developing nations cut their emissions and protect against the effects of climate change, the Oil Change International campaign group said.

December 3, 2012 Latest figures show global CO2 emissions are rising


Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2012 to new record highs, largely as a result of the growth of China, scientists have warned United Nations climate change summit in Qatar enters final week. [more]

December 3, 2012 How to Keep Biofuels Sustainable

Source: Triple Pundit

While the bio-based economy should be more sustainable than the alternative – any good idea can be implemented poorly. I asked Jesper Hedal Kløverpris, Sustainability Manager for Novozymes, how we can ensure that biofuels are...

December 2, 2012 America's carbon tax offers a lesson to the rest of the planet on fighting climate change

The Guardian - Eighteen months ago, an American named Gus Speth, described by Time as the "ultimate insider" for his string of public and academic appointments, was arrested in Washington DC at a protest against the Keystone XL...

November 30, 2012 EU carbon hits record low on vote delay

Source: Reuters

LONDON - Europe's carbon market, aimed at spurring industry to switch to greener energy, tumbled to a record low on Friday after the European Commission put off a decision on reducing its oversupply of carbon permits.

November 29, 2012 U.N. Agency Says 2012 Ranks Among Hottest Years

Source: NY Times

GENEVA — This year has ranked among the nine warmest since records began more than 160 years ago, continuing a trend for the planet that is increasing the dangers of extreme weather events, according to United Nations...

November 29, 2012 As nations haggle, global carbon cut targets get impossibly deep

Source: Reuters

As the nations of the world struggle in Doha to agree even modest targets to tackle global warming, the cuts needed in rising greenhouse gas emissions grow ever deeper, more costly and less likely to be achieved.

November 28, 2012 Obama fails first climate test by rejecting EU aviation carbon regime


Barack Obama has signed a law excluding US airlines from the European Union's carbon trading scheme, delivering a blow to campaigners' hopes for stronger climate action during the president's second term.

November 28, 2012 Campaigners sue EPA over carbon emissions


Campaigners threatened to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday in an effort to push Barack Obama to make good on his re-election promise to act on climate change.

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