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September 9, 2011
Sustainability is the common goal of the EU chemical industry and the European Commission, the commission and Cefic said at an exhibition in Brussels.   Mosaic is commercializing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37535.html
September 2, 2011
Source: DuPont. DuPont says it has filed suit against Heraeus Materials Technology (Hanau, Germany), alleging the solar cell paste maker infringed on its patents covering front-side...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/DuPont-Sues-German-Solar-Paste-Maker-for-Infringing-Patents_37362.html
August 26, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cabot is planning to sell its tantalum business to Global Advanced Metals, an Australian tantalum ore supplier, for $400 million.   Sustainable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-26_37223.html
August 25, 2011
U.S EPA overstates emissions from unconventional natural gas wells that use hydraulic fracking, according to a report by IHS CERA (Cambridge, MA). IHS is the parent company of Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Report-EPA-Overstates-Fracking-Emissions_37160.html
August 19, 2011
This Week on CW:   Coca-Cola's willingness to pay a premium for bio-based materials, particularly PET, could have vast impacts on the supply chain.   The European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-19_37045.html
August 18, 2011
China, which currently accounts for about 96% of global supply of rare earth oxides (REOs), is projected to lose market share as other producers come online, according to a report by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Report-Chinas-Dominance-in-Rare-Earths-Set-to-Diminish_36985.html
August 16, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company is convinced that the development of solutions to key global issues such as population growth and sustainability relies on a robust global dialogue between public and private sectors. Based on this premise, on August 16, the company will host a virtual discussion featuring 30 speakers from all sides of the debate.
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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Dow-Pushing-forward-Discussion-on-Chemistry-and-Sustainability_36818.html
August 8, 2011
Steve Elliott, CEO of industry body the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London), has welcomed the U.K. government’s paper on plans for transitioning to a green economy. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Industry-Welcomes-Sustainability-Discussion-Plans-Still-Harbors-Concerns_36767.html
July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Unveils-$10-Billion-of-Funding-for-Innovation_36424.html
July 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the pharmaceuticals and personal care giant, has published a series of sustainability performance goals that include requirements for all of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Johnson-and-Johnson-Lays-Down-Sustainability-Requirements-for-Suppliers_36389.html
July 20, 2011
The Chinese premier Wen Jiabao has called for intensified efforts to reduce emissions and save energy over the next five years to tackle climate change and to promote sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/China-to-Intensify-Efforts-to-Cut-Emissions-Launch-Emissions-Trading-Project_36245.html
July 20, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Europe-Takes-Steps-to-Ensure-Biofuels-Are-Sustainable_36251.html
July 19, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) and HCL CleanTech (Oxford, NC) say they have secured $9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) a process to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/DOE-Funds-LS9-HCL-Cleantech-Projects_36193.html
July 19, 2011
The U.K. government’s plans for a number of carbon emission taxes on industry, including a planned carbon price floor, if introduced, would have a serious impact on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Energy-Carbon-Costs-Will-Undermine-U-K-Chemical-Industry_36215.html
July 14, 2011
Chemical companies that serve the photovoltaics (PV) and solar markets are focused helping manufacturers drive greater efficiency from solar cells, say attendees at Semicon West and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Photovoltaics-Driving-Efficiency_36164.html
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Australias-Chemical-Industry-to-be-Hurt-by-Carbon-Tax-update_36077.html
July 11, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) says it has extended ongoing research efforts with Chevron for producing renewable, synthetic hydrocarbons using LS9’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chevron-Taps-LS9-For-Biobased-Hydrocarbons_36079.html
June 24, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cefic has raised its forecast for EU chemicals output growth to 4.5%.   PetroLogistics, owner of the world's largest propane dehydrogenation plant, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-24_35794.html
June 22, 2011
Poland has blocked plans by other European Union (EU) member states to toughen EU targets to cut carbon emissions. EU ministers, meeting in Luxembourg this week, discussed plans to cut...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Poland-Blocks-Plans-to-Toughen-EU-Emissions-Target_35684.html
June 15, 2011
The head of CBI (London), the U.K. employers' association, has criticized U.K. government plans to introduce a carbon price floor and said that the measure will put too much cost...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Employers-Association-Backs-Ineos-on-Carbon-Price-Floor_35539.html
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