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March 5, 2013 China Carbon Tax May Spur U.S. Climate Debate, CMIA SaysSource: Bloomberg
“China’s announcement that it’s considering a carbon tax may, over time, chill superficial resistance by some to the issue and spur U.S. lawmakers to more seriously consider what the appropriate U.S. actions should be on...
March 5, 2013 Earth Not So Hot Thanks to VolcanoesSource: Science Live
Global average temperatures have been rising in recent years, but not as much as they might have, thanks to a series of small-to-moderate-sized volcanic eruptions that have spewed sunlight-blocking particles high into the...
March 4, 2013 Report May Ease Path for New PipelineSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The State Department issued a revised environmental impact statement for the 1,700-mile Keystone XL pipeline on Friday that makes no recommendation about whether the project should be built but presents no conclusive...
Aviation pollution can only be stabilized by the middle of the century if a price is set on airline carbon emissions, research said, countering industry hopes that green goals can be met via technology improvements and...
March 1, 2013 Study of Ice Age Bolsters Carbon and Warming LinkSource: NY Times
A meticulous new analysis of Antarctic ice suggests that the sharp warming that ended the last ice age occurred in lock step with increases of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the latest of many indications that the gas is a...
March 1, 2013 Vital coal-cleaning technology under pressure
Miningweekly.com - âTo stay below 2 Â°C, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî said, instead of South Africaâs emissions doubling by 2050, it had to halve its emissions between now and...
March 1, 2013 Keystone halt would send strong signal-EU climate chiefSource: Reuters
The European Union's top climate change official said on Thursday that if the Obama administration rejects the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, it would send a strong message that the United States is serious about combating...
February 28, 2013 Green fatigue sets in: the world cools on global warmingSource: The Independent
Fewer people now consider issues such as CO2 emissions, air and water pollution, animal species loss, and water shortages to be “very serious” than at any time in the last two decades, according to the poll of 22,812 people in 22...
February 28, 2013 UN Carbon Offsets for March Rise 94% as Compliance Buying JumpsSource: Bloomberg
United Nations carbon credits for March jumped the most ever and trading rose to the highest in more than two months ahead of a deadline to surrender permits and offsets in the European Union’s carbon market.
February 27, 2013 U.S. manufacturers say carbon tax could cut factory outputSource: Alternet
The largest U.S. manufacturers' association on Tuesday warned that a potential tax on carbon emissions to fight global warming would cut factory output and could hurt the U.S. economy in other ways.
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