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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...
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...
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...
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...
October 17, 2014
Increasing energy efficiency is a requirement to protect the climate but offers the German economy many opportunities, Barbara Hendricks, Germany’s environment minister, said...
October 10, 2014
The use of fluorinated gases (F-gases) in the European Union has fallen for the third consecutive year, according to a report, Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013, published by the...
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
September 30, 2014
Dow Construction Chemicals will launch a new technology this week that meets the growing demand for energy efficient cool reflective roof coatings (CRRC) in the Middle East region. The...
July 29, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) has commissioned a cogeneration plant that will supply energy to pharmaceutical production and research operations at its corporate headquarters. The...
July 14, 2014
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodbridge, IL) and Genting Plantations (Kuala Lumpur) today announced plans to build a 240,000-m.t./year biorefinery based on Elevance's metathesis...
July 8, 2014
The European Commission announced today that it has awarded €1.00 billion ($1.36 billion) to fund climate change projects. The money is being used to support 19 projects, to be...
June 20, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) it has opened a photovoltaic (PV) installation at its Hazlet, NJ, facility. The company says that the installation supports its commitment...
June 13, 2014
The German government says that it welcomes the European Commission's proposal for a prompt and sustainable reform of the European Union’s emissions trading system but...
June 13, 2014
The German government wants to top up its financial contribution to international climate protection. Gerd Müller, Germany’s development minister; and Barbara Hendricks...
June 5, 2014
The European Union plans to announce its contribution to more ambitious climate action to 2020 during a UN conference on climate change, taking place 4–15 June at Bonn, Germany...
June 4, 2014
The EU’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions fell by 1.3 % in 2012, to 19.2% below those in 1990, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The European...
June 2, 2014
EPA has introduced aggressive plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in a move industry says could lead to higher energy prices and hurt the country’s...
May 29, 2014
Members of the Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) welcomed chief executives of 15 global chemical companies to Tokyo today, kicking off a biannual meeting of the board of...
May 27, 2014
The European Commission has published formal notification today that companies wishing to market hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the European Union in 2015 must register and submit an...
May 21, 2014
The European Commission says that UK plans to compensate certain energy-intensive users from higher electricity costs triggered by a mandatory carbon price floor—a tax on...
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