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January 7, 2015
Ministers from 14 European Union member states have made a joint statement in which the European Union is called upon to introduce an “ambitious market stability reserve...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Support-grows-for-prompt-reform-of-EU-ETS_66535.html
January 7, 2015
Honeywell says it has begun full-scale commercial production of HFO-1234ze, a new, low-global-warming-potential hydrofluorocarbon, at its fluorine products facility in Baton Rouge. The material is used as an aerosol propellant, insulating agent, and refrigerant....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Honeywell-begins-producing-new-hydrofluorocarbon-at-Baton-Rouge_66580.html
December 31, 2014
Germany’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are expected to have fallen in 2014 for the first time in several years. “We don’t yet have the final figures, but I am...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Germanys-GHG-emissions-anticipated-to-have-fallen-about-3-percent-in-2014_66499.html
December 15, 2014
The United Nations climate summit in Lima closed with the basis for a new, global climate change agreement to be finally agreed in Paris in Dec 2015, and to enter into force in 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Lima-climate-change-conference-mixed-response-from-politicians-industry-and-environmentalists_66177.html
December 9, 2014
Germany’s federal minister for research, Johanna Wanka, has opened the first demonstration plant worldwide that can produce synthetic fuel such as petrol, diesel, or kerosine...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/German-pilot-plant-produces-fuel-from-renewable-electricity-and-carbon-dioxide_65995.html
December 8, 2014
A group of twelve members of the European Parliament (MEP) will attend the United Nations climate conference in Lima, Peru. The MEPs plan to meet Christiana Figueres, executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Delegation-from-European-Parliament-to-attend-Lima-climate-summit_65965.html
December 4, 2014
Germany’s federal government has concluded its action program “Climate protection 2020.” The government has guaranteed that the country will reduce its greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Germany-confirms-its-action-plan-"Climate-protection-2020"_65834.html
November 28, 2014
The European Union says that it expects the United Nations conference on climate change, being held in Lima, Peru, in December, to set the stage for a new, legally binding, global...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Lima-talks-crucial-to-2015-climate-agreement_65730.html
November 25, 2014
A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Report-China-could-double-its-use-of-renewable-energy-by-2030_65678.html
November 17, 2014
The International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris) says that longer-term signs of stress are emerging in the energy system, and that there is a risk of decision makers being distracted by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/IEA-World-Energy-Outlook-2014-signs-of-stress-must-not-be-ignored_65480.html
November 14, 2014
US-President Obama has announced an ambitious 2025 target to cut net US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 26–28% below 2005 levels by 2025. At the same time, President Xi Jinping...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/US-China-agree-on-joint-efforts-on-climate-change-clean-energy_65368.html
November 14, 2014
The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC), part of Cefic, says it encourages parties to the Montreal Protocol to reach an agreement for a global cap and a reduction in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-HFC-producers-support-action-for-a-cap-and-reduction_65433.html
November 6, 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have reiterated the pledge by the European Union and its member states to step up contributions to the United Nations Green Climate Fund, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-members-of-parliament-call-for-more-support-in-fight-against-climate-change_65190.html
November 3, 2014
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) has published its synthesis report based on its fifth assessment report. Germany’s environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Germanys-environment-minister-"We-can-still-achieve-the-two-degree-limit"_65054.html
October 28, 2014
The European Commission, supported by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) has today released its annual progress report. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Climate-energy-progress-report-Europe-on-track-for-2020-targets-but-"bigger-push-needed-for-2030"_64849.html
October 27, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) today opened its meeting in Copenhagen to finalize its synthesis report, which will provide policymakers with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/IPCC-starts-meeting-to-finalize-its-synthesis-report-a-roadmap-for-policymakers-on-climate-change_64814.html
October 24, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says that the target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions agreed by European leaders is “highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/VCI-Highly-ambitious-climate-targets-will-result-in-weaker-growth-reduced-competitiveness_64783.html
October 24, 2014
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has agreed on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-leaders-set-ambitious-climate-energy-targets-for-2030_64780.html
October 21, 2014
Germany’s energy-intensive industries association (BID; Berlin) has warned over higher burdens for industry as a result of unilateral, challenging climate protection goals. Utz...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Germanys-EID-warns-over-higher-costs-resulting-from-unilateral-EU-climate-goals_64636.html
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