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March 19, 2014
The UK chemical industry has welcomed the UK government's decision, announced today, to freeze the country's carbon price floor—a carbon tax—at 2015 levels for the rest of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/UK-chemical-industry-applauds-government-decision-to-freeze-carbon-price-floor_59678.html
March 18, 2014
In the next few weeks, the direction will be set at Brussels and Berlin for the future of the German chemical industry, chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Energy-policy-decisive-for-the-future-of-the-German-chemical-industry_59641.html
March 13, 2014
The European Parliament has approved draft rules that would lead to a ban on the use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases in air-conditioners and refrigerators by 2020–2025...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Parliament-approves-measures-to-ban-F-gases_59538.html
March 10, 2014
The share of renewable energy in the gross final energy consumption of the 28 states in the European Union (EU 28) reached 14.1% in 2012, Eurostat, the European statistics office...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Renewable-energy-reaches-14-1-percent-of-total-EU-energy-consumption_59435.html
March 5, 2014
Technip (Paris) says it has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Shell UK for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Scotland. The contract is for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Technip-wins-FEED-contract-for-Shell-CCS-project-in-North-Sea_59335.html
February 24, 2014
The European Council decided today not to oppose a proposal from the European Commission to delay the auctioning—backloading—of carbon dioxide emission permits in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Council-will-not-oppose-backloading-of-greenhouse-gas-allowances_59042.html
February 20, 2014
Cefic has called for competitive energy and an affordable climate policy, on the eve of a European Council meeting on competitiveness. Gas and electricity costs in the United States...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Cefic-Europe-needs-competitive-energy-and-an-affordable-climate-policy_58945.html
January 28, 2014
The European Union and 13 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva), including the United States and China, have pledged to launch negotiations within the WTO to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/WTO-members-start-initiative-to-reduce-tariffs-on-green-goods_58354.html
January 24, 2014
The European Commission is putting pressure on the German authorities to ensure that Germany enforces the commission's mobile air condition systems (MAC) directive, which requires that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-presses-Germany-to-ensure-that-Daimler-vehicles-use-HFO-1234yf-refrigerant_58303.html
January 24, 2014
The fraction of renewable energy in the global energy mix could be increased to 30% or more by 2030, double the level today, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; Abu...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Report-Fraction-of-renewable-energy-could-be-doubled_58301.html
January 24, 2014
Cefic has criticized the European Commission's recently published proposals on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and renewable energy. The commission has called for a reduction of 40% in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Cefic-criticizes-European-energy-and-climate-proposals_58297.html
January 9, 2014
Member states of the European Union have voted to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon dioxide emission allowances under the EU's emissions trading system (EU ETS), a move that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Union-agrees-to-postpone-sale-of-carbon-emission-allowances_57829.html
January 8, 2014
Compass Minerals (Kansas City) released its deicing sales volume data for the fourth quartertoday, showing increased snow activity—which pushed its highway deicing sales volumes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Compass-Minerals-reports-increased-deicing-sales-volumes-in-fourth-quarter_57818.html
December 18, 2013
European small- and medium-size enterprises (SME) are becoming more resource-efficient and making a substantial contribution to the transition towards a low-carbon economy. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Eurobarometer-survey-European-SMEs-becoming-greener_57469.html
December 18, 2013
The European Council, through the permanent representatives committee, has agreed with the European parliament on a draft regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases), to apply...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Europe-introduces-regulation-to-restrict-fluorinated-greenhouse-gases_57483.html
December 16, 2013
The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO; Delft) and AV Topchiev Institute for Petrochemical Synthesis (TIPS; Moscow) have signed a letter of intent to create...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Two-research-institutes-partner-to-market-new-XTL-process-technology_57416.html
December 12, 2013
Dow Chemical, Cargill, and Life Technologies (Austin, TX) were among the winners of EPA’s 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for work promoting chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Dow-Cargill-among-EPA-green-chemistry-award-winners_57320.html
December 6, 2013
The European Council says it has agreed on a proposal aimed at a minimum infrastructure for alternative fuels across the European Union, to be in place by 2030. The council believes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Council-sets-out-approach-to-minimum-infrastructure-for-alternative-fuels-across-EU_57174.html
December 3, 2013
Enerkem (Montreal) announced today that it has begun commissioning front-end systems at its Alberta municipal solid waste (MSW)-to-methanol facility at Edmonton, Canada. When fully...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Enerkem-begins-commissioning-trash-to-methanol-unit_57053.html
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