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March 2, 2012
Members of the European Parliament’s (MEP) industry committee this week voted for a proposal to withhold emissions trading scheme (ETS) carbon permits from industry in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Takes-First-Step-to-Increase-the-Price-of-Carbon-Emissions-Allowances_41705.html
February 29, 2012
Korea has delayed by at least a month, the approval of a cap-and-trade system to be established by 2015, for cutting carbon emissions, say press reports. The legislative and judiciary...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Korea-Delays-Approval-of-Carbon-Trading-System_41669.html
February 27, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China has established a new renewable energy research center at Beijing, as part of the country's efforts to realize...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/China-Establishes-Renewable-Energy-Center_41592.html
February 20, 2012
ExxonMobil has been fined a total of £3.6 million ($5.7 million) for failing to disclose to the U.K. government the total CO2 emissions from its ethylene facility at Mossmorran...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/ExxonMobil-Pays-Record-$5-7-Million-Fine-for-Failing-to-Disclose-CO2-Emissions_41492.html
February 13, 2012
The European Commission adopted a coherent, interdisciplinary action plan today for creating a sustainable bioeconomy in Europe that underscores the sector’s role in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Europe-Unveils-Bioeconomy-Strategy_41328.html
January 26, 2012
Advanced biofuels are set to become an important factor in the global economy and could replace more than 50% of the world's gasoline demand in 2030, according to a report by Bloomberg...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Study-Biofuels-Could-Replace-50-percent-of-Gasoline-by-2030_40779.html
January 26, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) says it will help China set up a pilot provincial emissions trading system that could pave the way for a national scheme and lower greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Pilot-Carbon-Emissions-Trading-System-Readied-in-China_40775.html
January 25, 2012
Solvay has created Solvay Energy Services, a new business selling expertise within the group and to third parties to optimize energy costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Solvay-Creates-Energy-Services-Business_40687.html
January 19, 2012
The European Commission says it has launched an online public consultation on possible measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships. All interested stakeholders can...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Commission-Launches-Maritime-Emissions-Consultation_40592.html
January 19, 2012
The Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS; London) says the U.K. government and an industry consortium have launched a hydrogen fueling study, dubbed UKH2Mobility...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Launches-Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell-Electric-Vehicle-Study_40548.html
January 16, 2012
Solvay and Air Liquide have entered into an agreement to create a global fluorine (F2) gas production joint venture. The business will make F2 onsite for manufacturers of flat...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Solvay-and-Air-Liquide-Form-Global-Fluorine-Gas-JV_40457.html
December 20, 2011
The European Commission says it has opened an antitrust investigation into agreements between Honeywell and DuPont for the development of a new refrigerant for air conditioning systems...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Launches-Antitrust-Investigation-of-Honeywell-and-DuPont-over-Car-Refrigerant_39898.html
December 14, 2011
Canada’s environment minister Peter Kent has announced that the country is withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol, the world’s only legally binding instrument set up in 1997...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Canada-Withdraws-from-Kyoto-Protocol_39723.html
December 12, 2011
No one gave it a cat’s chance in hell of succeeding, but COP 17, the United Nations climate change summit held in Durban, South Africa at its close yesterday delivered a partial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/World-Agrees-Roadmap-for-Curbing-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-China-and-U-S-Join-In_39693.html
December 7, 2011
The Chinese government says that China will agree to participate in a legally binding treaty on climate change after 2020, on certain conditions. The conditions include new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/China-Sets-Conditions-for-Binding-Climate-Change-Commitments-After-2020_39551.html
December 6, 2011
 Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, has started pilot-scale manufacturing of biobased adipic acid.  The company says the unit will allow it...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Verdezyne-Starts-Adipic-Acid-Pilot-Plant_39546.html
December 6, 2011
The European Commission has published plans to invest €80 billion ($108 billion) in research and innovation across the European Union between 2014 and 2020. Named Horizon 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Unveils-$108-Billion-Research-and-Innovation-Program_39407.html
December 6, 2011
The Chinese government says that the Chinese delegation to the climate change conference currently underway at Durban, South Africa is open to discussing binding emission cut for China...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/China-Agrees-to-Discuss-Binding-Emission-Cut-After-2020_39517.html
November 29, 2011
The U.K. government says it will provide a reported £250 million ($390 million) in tax relief and compensation to energy intensive companies faced with higher costs from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/U-K-Government-Offers-Industry-Relief-on-Energy-Costs-and-R-and-D-update-2_39380.html
November 29, 2011
Solvay is set to have the greatest exposure of more than a dozen leading chemical companies in the next phase of the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)-- due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Solvay-Predicted-to-be-Most-Exposed-Financially-to-EU-Emissions-Trading_39263.html
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