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December 21, 2012 Car emissions killing millions in Asia: Study
Himalayan Times - Rajendra Pachauri, head of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and director-general of the Energy and Resources Institute in New Delhi, this week suggested the need to âdemand...
December 20, 2012 Exploring a Proposed Carbon Diet for American Power PlantsSource: NY Times blog
Earlier this week, Daniel Lashof of the Natural Resources Defense Council blogged about the group’s new proposal for cutting carbon dioxide emissions from American power plants — not just at the plant itself but by creating...
December 20, 2012 Carbon traded in 2011 grew 19%, bucking downturn
commodities-now.com - according to analysis published today by îThomson Reutersî Point Carbon. Some 8 Gt CO2e changed hands in compliance based carbon markets globally in 2011, compared to 7 Gt in 2010. Despite the...
December 19, 2012 10 places climate change kills the most peopleSource: MarketWatch
Global climate change and pollution from the use of fossil fuels killed nearly 5 million people around the world in 2010, according to a report released earlier this year by climate change advocacy group DARA. By 2030, this...
Source: Business Insider
There's a difference between a company having a sustainability program and actually being sustainable. The difference is measurement. When you have data on what your efforts are accomplishing, you can set targets, and if you...
December 18, 2012 Should loss and damage calculations be based on post 1990 emissions?Source: RTTC.org
Speaking at the negotiations, UK Energy and Climate Minister Greg Barker appeared to suggest that countries who had released substantial amounts of CO2 before the link between emissions and climate change became clear in the...
December 18, 2012 Japan to Trade Emission Credits Through 2015, Government SaysSource: Bloomberg
Japan can transfer and acquire carbon credits under the Kyoto Protocol until at least the second half of 2015 during a so-called “true up” period, government officials said today. Japan joined New Zealand, Canada and Russia in...
December 18, 2012 Ayala buys coal stake for P6.3b
manilastandardtoday.com - The other owners of the Mariveles power plant are Power Partners Ltd. Co. and Sithe Global Power LLC, a company owned by investors of îThe Blackstone Groupî. Ayala is investing in GNPower...
December 17, 2012 EPA Sets Stricter Clean Air Standard for SootSource: Environmental Leader
WASHINGTON, DC – Under a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today finalized an update to its national air quality standards for harmful fine particle pollution (PM2.5), including soot. Environment News...
December 17, 2012 All Roads Lead to Natural Gas-Fueled Cars and TrucksSource: Forbes
RoyalDutchShell is changing lanes. While oil development will continue to dominate its portfolio, the energy developer is now making plans to invest heavily in liquefied natural gas, or LNG. Shell, and others, see the export of...
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