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March 1, 2010
Yvo de Boer has announced his resignation as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC; Bonn, Germany), effective July 1. De Boer is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Leading-U-N-Climate-Official-Heads-to-KPMG_25100.html
March 1, 2010
BP, Caterpillar and ConocoPhillips say they will not renew their memberships in the U.S. Climate Action Partnership (USCAP; Washington), leaving Shell as the sole oil major remaining...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Three-Firms-Depart-U-S-Climate-Partnership_25101.html
February 24, 2010
Chinese president Hu Jintao says China should step up efforts to tackle climate change and to ensure the country’s target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2020 is reached...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Chinese-President-Urges-China-to-Step-Up-Efforts-to-Cut-Emissions_24952.html
February 17, 2010
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington) and several other industry groups have sued the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Industry-Groups-State-Officials-Challenge-EPAs-Climate-Finding_24848.html
February 16, 2010
House lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would limit EPA’s authority to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using its existing authority under the Clean Air Act. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-S-Bill-Would-Restrict-EPA-Authority-on-Climate-Renewables_24814.html
February 3, 2010
President Obama today announced it will form a U.S. Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to develop a “comprehensive and coordinated federal strategy to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-S-Launches-Climate-Program-Focused-on-CCS-Advanced-Biofuels_24580.html
January 4, 2010
An analysis of the practices for reporting greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) at top companies in Chemical Week’s 2009 billion-dollar club reveals a wide variety of reporting...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Comparing-GHG-Reporting-Among-Largest-Chemical-Firms_23883.html
January 4, 2010
The National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington) has filed comments on EPA’s proposed rule for controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions using its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/NPRA-Details-Alternatives-to-EPAs-Approach-to-GHG-Regulations_23881.html
January 4, 2010
ACC has filed a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. ensuring that the group can pursue legal recourse against EPA regarding industry's concerns about a portion...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/ACC-Files-Suit-to-Clarify-EPA-GHG-Reporting-Rule_23882.html
December 22, 2009
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R., AK) has proposed a resolution that would stop EPA from regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under its existing Clean Air Act authority. The resolution, if passed, would prevent EPA from going forward with its planned GHG rule slated to take effect March 31. The resolution is pursuant to the Congressional Review Act, an expedited process that could result in the proposal going before the full Senate in January....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-S-Lawmaker-Files-Motion-to-Reverse-EPA-Climate-Regulations_23731.html
December 21, 2009
U.K. prime-minister Gordon Brown has declared that he will campaign to make the weak climate agreement made in Copenhagen at the weekend legally binding.   Brown viewed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Pushes-for-Climate-Treaty-to-be-Made-Legally-Binding_23703.html
December 21, 2009
Delegates at the United Nations (UN) have worked through the night and agreed a deal to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in an attempt to protect the earth from anthropogenic climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Copenhagen-final-day-+1-Summit-Seals-Weak-Climate-Deal_23701.html
December 18, 2009
The heads of state and ministers from about 30 nations are understood to have worked long into the night in an attempt to pull together a working text for a deal which could be signed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Copenhagen-day-10-final-day-Leaders-May-Yet-Pull-Out-a-Deal-from-the-Chaos_23676.html
December 8, 2009
EPA has issued the agency’s final rule establishing that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions constitute an “endangerment” of public health. The agency’s progress on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EPA-Sets-Clock-Ticking-on-Climate-By-Finalizing-Endangerment-Finding_23331.html
December 7, 2009
Industry and environmental groups have their hands full with U.S. and international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but the year-end activity has offered up a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Focus-is-on-Climate-but-Toxics-Security-Issues-Are-Close-Behind_23332.html
December 7, 2009
EPA is expected to announce this afternoon the agency’s final rule establishing that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions constitute an “endangerment” of public health. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EPA-Sets-Clock-Ticking-on-Climate-Regulations-By-Finalizing-Endangerment-Finding_23328.html
December 7, 2009
Industry and environmental groups have their hands full with U.S. and international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but the year-end activity has offered up a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Focus-is-on-Climate-but-Toxics-Security-Issues-Are-Close-Behind_23327.html
December 4, 2009
The Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF; New Delhi) says India will voluntarily reduce its carbon emission intensity by 20%-25% from the 2005 levels, by 2020. India will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/India-to-Reduce-Emission-Intensity-Refuses-to-Accept-Legally-Binding-Emission-Cut-Target_23277.html
December 2, 2009
Chemical companies are increasingly concerned about EPA’s progress toward mandating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions using existing Clean Air Act authority, and ACC is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/ACC-Industry-Concerns-Increase-as-EPA-Climate-Rule-Nears-Completion_23222.html
November 30, 2009
An allinance between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Hakutsuru Sake Brewing Co., and Kansai Chemical Engineering Co., has completed construction of a cellulosic bioethanol plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Japan-Inaugurates-Cellulosic-Bioethanol-Demonstration-Plant_23004.html
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