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September 24, 2008
I’d like to see the chemical sector doing more… research and development on nature-based chemistry; the way microbes, fungi, plants and animals have evolved and perfected, over billions of years, super efficient and novel ways of harvesting sunlight up to making substances that appear to avoid antibiotic resistance; in short, the field of biomimicry....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/THE-5-MINUTE-INTERVIEW-Achim-Steiner-UN-Under-Secretary-General-and-Executive-Director-UN-Environment-Programme-UNEP_13164.html
September 11, 2008
A survey commissioned by the European Union (EU) published today has found that 76% of citizens in the region think that not enough is being done by corporations and industry to combat...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/SURVEY-76-percent-of-Europeans-Say-Industry-Not-Doing-Enough-to-Tackle-Climate-Change_14138.html
September 8, 2008
Many have hailed the Beijing Olympics a success with its eye-catching, sophisticated stadiums and spectacular opening and closing ceremonies. The Olympics showcased modern China to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Going-Global_14046.html
August 25, 2008
Mitsui Chemicals says that it will break ground on a facility to develop a methanol synthetic process from carbon dioxide (CO2) in October, at the company’s site in Osaka, Japan...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Mitsui-to-Break-Ground-on-Facility-to-Develop-Methanol-Synthetic-Process-from-CO2_13820.html
August 19, 2008
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings (Tokyo) is aiming for higher, more profitable ground. The company, Japan’s largest chemical maker, is targeting the higher-value performance products for which it has market or technology advantages, and de-emphasizing petrochemicals....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Rebuilding-Profitability_13645.html
August 18, 2008
The European Commission has proposed revisions to the EU’s regulations for restricting ozone-depleting substances. The revisions would align the EU’s regulations with...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Proposes-New-Controls-on-Ozone-Depleting-Substances_13664.html
August 18, 2008
‘I’d like to see the chemical industry doing less defending and supporting of old chemicals.’ As head of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Achim Steiner...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/The-5-Minute-Interview-Achim-Steiner_13669.html
August 12, 2008
U.K. government body the Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA; St. Leonards-on-Sea, U.K.) in its first monthly report on the supply of biofuels in the U.K. has identified that between mid-April...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Only-19-percent-of-U-K-Biofuels-Meet-Environmental-Standard_13549.html
August 8, 2008
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations have disclosed that by year-end they plan to connect their respective systems for registering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions credits. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-and-UN-to-Combine-Carbon-Credit-Registration_13514.html
August 5, 2008
The European Commission this week has proposed to revise its legislation for protecting the ozone layer. The proposed changes to the legislation are designed to improve the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/EU-Proposes-to-Revise-Legislation-for-Ozone-Depleting-Chemicals_13458.html
August 4, 2008
Canadian chemical producers say they are bracing for a sharp drop in profitability this year amid fluctuating energy prices, a slow economy, and a rapid increase in the Canadian-U.S. dollar exchange rate. That drop, which some analysts expect to be as much as 30%, follows a record 2007. Chemical demand is also expected to continue to slide, especially if the Canadian dollar remains so strong, industry executives say....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Canada-Pinning-Hopes-on-the-West_13417.html
July 31, 2008
  The Norwegian government has decided to press ahead with a major testing program for carbon capture and storage (CCS). The program will feature significant but undisclosed state...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Norway-Initiates-Carbon-Capture-Testing-Program_13347.html
July 29, 2008
As nations prepare parallel yet separate responses to climate change, chemical makers are evaluating how to maximize the benefits and minimize the cost of compliance. However, just...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Global-Warming_13266.html
July 29, 2008
Global collaboration among industry, regulators, and other groups will be key to ensuring an effective, orderly response to issues including increasing energy demand, diminishing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/A-Tale-of-Two-Possible-Outcomes_13267.html
July 29, 2008
It is essential that any future greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction mandates allow chemical companies to continue use of coal as a source of power generation to prevent wide-scale switching...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Industrial-Gases-Firms-Bank-on-CO2-Capture-Technologies_13268.html
July 29, 2008
BASF has joined the Pew Center on Global Climate Change (Arlington, VA), a non-profit organization that supports a cap-and-trade program for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/BASF-Joins-Pew-Center-on-Climate-Change_13285.html
July 24, 2008
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC; Manama, Bahrain), an equally owned joint venture between the government of Bahrain, Sabic, and Petrochemical Industries Co. (Kuwait City), says...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Bahrains-GPIC-and-Abu-Dhabis-Masdar-Sign-Carbon-Capture-Deal_13195.html
July 22, 2008
Ineos says within two years it plans to begin the commercial production of ethanol, which could be used to fuel vehicles, derived from biodegradable household waste. Generating ethanol...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Ineos-Unveils-Household-Waste-to-Ethanol-Process-Plans-Commercial-Plant_13162.html
July 17, 2008
Shell says it has increased its ownership of biofuels technology firm Iogen Energy (Ottawa) to 50%, up from 26.5%, as part of a strategy to accelerate its program to manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/Shell-Beefs-Up-Position-in-Next-Generation-Biofuel_13051.html
July 14, 2008
Leaders of the G8 nations, meeting in Toyako, Japan last week, agreed to a goal of halving global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from current levels by 2050. However, G8 leaders fell...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/climate_change/G8-Agree-to-Cut-CO2-Emissions-50-percent-by-2050_12964.html
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