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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...
May 16, 2014
The European Commission says that emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) from installations participating in the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have...
May 7, 2014
Emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuel combustion by the 28 member states of the European Union decreased by 2.5% in in 2013 compared with those in 2012, according to...
April 29, 2014
Germany’s minister for the environment, Barbara Hendricks, has given the starting shot for the other federal ministries and federal states for the action program Climate...
May 4, 2014
Germany's environment minister, Barbara Hendricks; and the minister for research and education, Johanna Wanka, see a fundamental overhaul of energy production as a central element in...
April 22, 2014
The European Commission says that it has requested Germany to fully transpose the requirements of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) into national law. EU ETS is a...
April 22, 2014
The European Commission has decided to refer Poland to the European Union's Court of Justice for failing to notify the commission about what penalties have been put in place in the...
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