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March 14, 2011
Industry aims to preempt a move by the EU to formally adopt a policy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% from 1990 levels by 2020, compared with the current target to reduce GHGs 20% by 2020. The commission concludes that reducing the bloc’s carbon emissions by 25% by 2020 would be more cost effective policy in the long term. Cefic says an increased target would be counterproductive because it creates uncertainties in an already unstable, post-crisis business environment.

February 28, 2011
Dow Chemical says it will invest $100 million in projects that will reduce energy usage and greenhouse gas emissions. The capital investment will be awarded to Dow business units and...
February 28, 2011
The European Commission has outlined a series of actions to strengthen the integrity of the European carbon market following a series of cyber thefts from several European Union (EU)...
February 28, 2011
Codexis says it will announce today “significant progress” toward developing economical and commercial scale technology to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired...
February 28, 2011
House lawmakers passed a budget bill that includes amendments blocking EPA from regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and restricting the agency’s authority for mandating...
February 22, 2011
House lawmakers passed a budget bill that includes amendments blocking EPA from regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and restricting the agency’s ability to enforce its...
February 14, 2011
The European Commission has authorized the resumption of spot emissions trading from today in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Slovakia, and the U.K. after those countries' national...
February 9, 2011
Cefic has welcomed the European Council’s assertion at a recent summit meeting that the council will take a longer term and linked up perspective when it comes to policies...
February 4, 2011
A host of leading lights from the world of chemistry gathered in Paris, France this week to celebrate the launch of the United Nations international year of chemistry (IYC). If there...
January 28, 2011
European Union (EU) member states have voted to ban from the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) carbon credits gained by destroying the greenhouse gases hydrofluorocarbon-23 (HFC-23)...
January 28, 2011
In an unprecedented move, the European Commission has suspended all spot trading for the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) following a series of major cyber-theft...
January 28, 2011
Carol Browner, top adviser to President Obama on climate change and energy issues, is planning to resign from her post, White House officials say. Browner served as climate and energy...
January 28, 2011
U.S. Republican lawmakers are planning to advance measures to curb EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via the agency’s current Clean Air Act authority...
January 28, 2011
India will announce a market-based emission trading scheme on February 1, which will aim to introduce a self-regulated system for manufacturing units and put a price on the emission of...
January 25, 2011
Dow Chemical and The Nature Conservancy (TNC; Arlington, VA) have launched a collaboration aimed at helping companies “incorporate nature into global business goals, decisions...
January 21, 2011
In an unprecedented move, the European Commission has suspended all spot trading for the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) following a series of major...
January 17, 2011
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Texas state officials who sought a legal stay that would have prevented EPA’s takeover of the state’s air permitting program until the state’s legal challenge is decided. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia had granted a temporary stay but on January 12 ruled that Texas did not meet the “stringent standards required for a stay pending court review.” Texas is challenging EPA’s move to take over the air permitting program, saying federal officials did not meet Clean Air Act requirements for notice and comment....
January 17, 2011
CW’s analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from top diversified chemical companies reveals that emissions at many firms fell from 2008 to 2009, primarily due to reduced...
January 17, 2011
U.S. EPA announced that it will delay until 2014 greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting requirements for industries that use biomass a feedstock. The agency is soliciting input from the...
January 3, 2011
A federal appeals court has granted an emergency motion by the state of Texas seeking a legal stay on EPA’s planned January 2 takeover of the state’s air permit program. The U.S...
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