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September 4, 2013
Arkema says it has decided to go ahead with plans to build production capacity for the novel, low global warming potential, refrigerant gas hydrofluoroolefin (HFO)-1234yf with an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Arkema-to-build-production-capacity-for-the-novel-refrigerant-gas-HFO-1234yf_54936.html
August 28, 2013
BASF says it has sponsored a junior professorship at University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern; Kaiserslautern, Germany) to investigate tools for the development of new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/BASF-supports-process-development-professorship-at-German-university_54794.html
July 12, 2013
The European Parliament’s committee for environment, public health, and food safety (ENVI) adopted an opinion in a vote on 11 July, approving the European Commission’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-parliament-committee-votes-for-5-5-percent-cap-on-first-generation-biofuels-in-transport-fuel_53608.html
July 11, 2013
Radici Chimica (Bergamo, Italy) says it has signed an agreement with the Italian ministry for the environment to measure and reduce the company's environmental impact. The agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Radici-Chimica-signs-agreement-to-measure-and-reduce-its-environmental-impact_53519.html
July 4, 2013
Members of the European Parliament (MEP) voted today in favor of freezing the auction of a number of carbon dioxide (CO2) emission permits—backloading—after narrowly...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Parliament-votes-in-favor-of-backloading-a-freeze-on-the-auction-of-carbon-emission-permits_53379.html
July 2, 2013
The Department of Energy (DOE; Washington, DC) announced 4 R&D projects to bring next-generation biofuels to market faster and drive down the cost of producing fuels from biomass....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/US-Energy-Department-announces-funding-for-4-projects-to-speed-development-of-biofuels_53336.html
June 26, 2013
Industry groups, including ACC and American Fuels and Petrochemicals Manufacturers (AFMP), have issued mostly critical reactions to President Obama’s federal climate change...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Industry-mostly-critical-of-Obama-climate-plan_53148.html
June 25, 2013
Members of the environment committee of the European Parliament have approved for a second time a freeze—backloading—on the auctioning of some carbon dioxide (CO2) emission...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Parliament-environment-committee-reaffirms-support-for-emissions-trading-fix_53103.html
June 20, 2013
The European Parliament says its environment committee has proposed a ban on fluorinated gases in refrigerators and air conditioners. The plan proposes to phase out completely the use...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Parliament-proposes-ban-on-fluorinated-gases_52955.html
June 20, 2013
Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and dust from electricity-generating large combustion plants (LCPs) in the European Union have fallen since 2004, the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/European-Environment-Agency-reports-on-emissions-from-power-plants_52836.html
June 12, 2013
The European Union needs to look at the broader picture in terms of carbon emissions, Maria van den Hoeven, executive director at the International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris), says in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Carbon-emissions-EU-needs-to-look-at-broader-picture-says-IEA-Greenpeace-calls-for-tougher-targets_52776.html
June 10, 2013
The International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris) urges governments in a report, published today, to swiftly enact four energy policies that it says will keep climate goals alive...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/International-Energy-Agency-urges-action-on-emissions_52723.html
June 10, 2013
The Chinese and US governments have agreed to cooperate in the phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), under the 1987 Montreal Protocol, in an effort to combat climate change, the White...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/US-China-agree-to-cooperate-on-HFC-phasedown_52716.html
May 29, 2013
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel combustion in the 27 EU member states were 2.1%, or 72.5 million m.t., lower in 2012 than in the previous year, according to early...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-CO2-emissions-fall-in-2012_52359.html
May 28, 2013
Evonik Industries and EDF Luminus (Brussels) are installing a Repower wind turbine at Evonik's Antwerp site, Evonik says. Preparations for construction are underway, and construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Evonik-to-install-wind-turbine-at-Antwerp-site_52309.html
May 22, 2013
Members of the European Parliament have agreed in a nonlegislative resolution that the European Union needs a fixed target for the share of renewables in the overall energy mix by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-needs-fixed-target-for-renewables-in-the-energy-mix-by-2030-parliament-says_52223.html
May 21, 2013
The European Union plans to reduce energy prices for industry to stimulate growth, create jobs, and improve the competitiveness of European companies, according to a report in German...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Report-European-Union-plans-to-reduce-energy-prices-for-industry_52190.html
May 20, 2013
European energy commissioner Günther Oettinger has challenged EU member states to complete the internal, European energy market, to secure supplies in a cost-effective and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-energy-commissioner-challenges-Europe-to-complete-internal-energy-market_52169.html
May 17, 2013
Competitively priced energy will be essential if the European Union is to deliver jobs and growth alongside progress in combating climate change, Cefic said at a business summit held...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Cefic-calls-for-balance-between-climate-change-policy-and-need-for-competitive-energy-prices_52132.html
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