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November 22, 2011 China Outlines Cuts in Carbon EmissionsSource: NY Times
BEIJING — With global climate talks set to begin next week, China on Tuesday issued the most comprehensive document yet on its plans and negotiating positions on emissions. The white paper details the country’s successes in...
November 21, 2011 UN: Global concentrations of carbon dioxide at record level, exceed worst-case projectionsSource: Washington Post
GENEVA — The U.N. weather agency says concentrations of global warming gases are at record levels from emissions that exceed scientists’ worst-case scenarios. The World Meteorological Organization says heat-trapping carbon...
November 21, 2011 Carbon surge to test resolve at UN climate talksSource: Khaleej Times
The stage is set for a “very complicated dance” over Kyoto's future, said Alden Meyer, a climate negotiations veteran from the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. “The worst-case scenario leads ...
November 18, 2011 EPA to propose utility carbon rules next yearSource: Reuters
The top U.S. environmental regulator will propose early next year twice-delayed rules on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, she told the energyNOW television show.
November 17, 2011 Carbon Markets - Life after 2012Source: FM.co.za
The biggest buyer of Kyoto Protocol carbon credits, the European Union, has indicated that when the first commitment period of the protocol expires at the end of 2012, it will buy credits only from least-developed countries, and...
November 17, 2011 U.S. 54.5 MPG Fuel-Economy Standard May Cost $157BSource: Bloomberg
A proposed U.S. rule requiring automakers to double average fuel economy of vehicles to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025 may cost $157 billion, two agencies said in a draft. The standard would add an average of $2,000 to the price...
November 16, 2011 Obama praises PM on carbon price move, but declines to follow suitSource: The Australians
President Barack Obama has lauded Julia Gillard's "bold" move to tackle climate change but declined to commit to introducing a carbon price the United States in the foreseeable future. The President instead talked up the United...
November 15, 2011 Carbon Trading Initiative a Success, Study SaysSource: NY Times
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a 10-state program that has been testing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade system, may be in trouble, with New Jersey planning to drop out and other states considering doing the same. But a...
November 14, 2011 Tax carbon to slow climate changeSource: Concord Monitor
A few weeks ago, after conducting a multi-year study funded in fair measure by the ultra-conservative billionaire Koch brothers, University of California professor Richard Muller, one of the more credible skeptics of global...
November 11, 2011 PG&E to end carbon offset plan after few sign onSource: SF Chronicle
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s ClimateSmart program, which lets the utility's customers go "carbon neutral" for a price, will close at the end of the year after signing up far fewer people than expected. Begun in 2007,...
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