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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced recently the selection of 15 projects to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide in geologic formations. Funded with $21.3M over three years, today's...
August 10, 2010 Europe investing in solar and carbon captureSource: Examiner.com New York
The European Union (EU) is investing in solar and carbon capture. The European Union (EU) plans to aggressively cut Greenhouse Gases with new technology. The EU is investing $50 billion Euros into research and development of...
August 9, 2010 Russia wildfires: Thick, toxic smog chokes Moscow residentsSource: The Christian Science Moinitor
Russia wildfires have now pushed carbon monoxide levels in Moscow to 6.5 times the allowable level and the concentration of other unspecified toxins to 'up to 9 times' acceptable limits, according to Russia's health ministry
August 9, 2010 Carbon markets await new directionSource: Carbon Positive
The EU carbon market is treading water currently, benchmark prices for EUAs and CERs hovering around €14 and €12 respectively. Prices have gone sideways over the past month, with little happening to move the market beyond the...
August 6, 2010 U.S. Changes Plan for Capturing Emissions From CoalSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The Energy Department abruptly shifted course on Thursday on a flagship federal effort to capture and sequester carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants, saying it would not finance construction of a new plant in...
Sometimes the most important news is what is not happening. This summer has given us one such example: the climate-change bill, for which President Barack Obama had pushed so hard, will not even be presented to the US Senate,...
August 5, 2010 US Economic Recovery Enangered by Paralyzed SenateSource: Clean Technica
We Can Lead is posting a ticker on its website showing how the US is falling behind the world at the rate of $260 million per day in private investment in clean energy. This is due to the lack of climate legislation from the...
August 4, 2010 Refiners Say Low-Carbon Laws Worse Than Cap-and-TradeSource: BusinessWeek
Plans to reduce the carbon content of U.S. transportation fuels are likely to boost oil imports from the Middle East and lead to more pollution from diesel-fueled tankers, according to a report commissioned by the National...
Source: Business Green.com
US diplomats at this week's Bonn climate talks yesterday attempted to downplay the implications of the Senate's decision to ditch proposed climate legislation, insisting the Obama administration stood by its pledge to reduce US...
August 3, 2010 Ice Free Ocean Not Helpful in the Long RunSource: Planetsave.com
New research has shown that ice free Arctic waters will not necessarily be a boon to carbon sequestration
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