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July 20, 2010
Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris) has welcomed the call in recent days by ministers in France...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/OECD-Adds-to-Case-for-30-percent-Carbon-Emissions-Cut-by-EU-Dismisses-Industry-Concerns_28164.html
July 19, 2010
The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) says the application of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies has the greatest potential to help the U.S. reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but commercial-scale application of CCS is 10 to 15 years away. Lawmakers asked GAO to review the availability of CCS because of its major role in the U.S. debate over climate change policy and legislation....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/GAO-Details-Costs-and-Benefits-of-CCS-in-U-S-Climate-Policy_28147.html
July 19, 2010

Ministers from France, Germany and the U.K. have called on the European Union to raise its post-2013 emission reduction target to 30%, up from the current goal of 20% by 2020. The proposed change to the EU’s Emission Trading System (ETS) has prompted concern among chemical industry representatives who say an increased threshold could encourage companies to shift production to regions where regulations are less stringent.

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/European-Ministers-Seek-Stricter-Goals-for-Emissions-Trading_28142.html
July 16, 2010
U.K.’s climate secretary Chris Huhne, Germany’s federal environment minister Norbert Röttgen, and France’s environment minister Jean-Louis Borloo in an open...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Cefic-Reacts-to-Ministers-Call-for-30-percent-EU-Emissions-Cut_28098.html
June 22, 2010
Air Products’ Port Arthur, TX carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project is among three selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) to go forward with additional...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Air-Products-CCS-Project-Selected-for-Phase-Two-DOE-Funding_27562.html
June 22, 2010
The European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) and the European Union (EU) said they have agreed to explore a joint climate finance initiative to provide funds for developing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Europe-Funds-Climate-Initiatives-in-Developing-Countries_27561.html
June 17, 2010
The European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) and the European Union (EU) said today that on Monday they had agreed to explore a joint climate finance initiative to provide funds for...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Prepares-Climate-Change-Funds-for-Developing-Countries-CCS_27492.html
June 14, 2010
Air Products’ Port Arthur, TX carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project is among three selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington)   to go forward...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Air-Products-CCS-Project-Selected-for-Phase-II-DOE-Funding_27427.html
May 24, 2010
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R., AK) has until the week of June 7 to put her resolution reversing the U.S. EPA’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) endangerment finding to a floor vote. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Senate-Vote-on-Climate-Resolution-Pushed-to-June-7_26986.html
May 24, 2010
The recent release of U.S. EPA’s final tailoring rule for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions stationary sources details how facilities must comply with permit requirements for GHG under...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EPAs-Final-Tailoring-Rule-Sets-Clock-Ticking-on-GHG-Regs_26988.html
May 24, 2010
Senators John Kerry (D., MA) and Joseph Lieberman (I., CT) have climate introduced legislation, the latest attempt by U.S. lawmakers to establish a mandatory program for curbing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Industry-Has-Mixed-Response-to-Latest-U-S-Climate-Bill_26989.html
May 24, 2010
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) says the U.S. needs to establish a system for placing a price on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/National-Science-Academy-Says-U-S-Needs-a-System-for-Pricing-Emissions_26983.html
May 24, 2010
A recent study published by research institute CE Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) finds that energy-intensive industries participating in the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Study-Shows-Chemical-Firms-Profit-from-EUs-Emission-Trading-Program_26984.html
May 18, 2010
A study published this week by research institute CE Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) has concluded that energy-intensive industries participating in the European Union’s (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-ETS-Chemical-Firms-Making-Windfall-Profits-from-Carbon-Trading-Study-Finds_26819.html
May 12, 2010
A series of “really interesting developments” are taking place in the European Union (EU) and internationally that are set to push up the price of greenhouse gas (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Importance-of-Carbon-Markets-for-Chemical-Companies-Builds_26666.html
April 25, 2010
Senator Lindsey Graham (R., SC) this weekend withdrew support for the bi-partisan climate bill that had been scheduled for introduction April 26. The decision reflects Graham’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Graham-Withdraws-Support-for-U-S-Energy-BIll_26278.html
April 25, 2010
Senator Lindsey Graham (R., SC) this weekend withdrew support for the bi-partisan energy and climate bill that had been scheduled for introduction April 26. Graham's decision was in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Senate-Republican-Sponsor-Withdraws-Support-for-U-S-Energy-Legislation_26276.html
April 22, 2010
President of ACC   Forty years ago, the first Earth Day ushered in a new era of environmental awareness for Americans concerned about the future health of our planet. To...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Earth-Day-Chemical-Innovation-is-Key_26158.html
April 19, 2010
France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy, and Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi jointly have called upon the European Commission to assess the feasibility of introducing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Italy-and-France-Urge-EU-to-Adopt-Carbon-Import-Tariffs_26091.html
April 12, 2010
United Nations climate talks that concluded in Bonn yesterday have yielded little in the way of progress toward a global climate agreement. The talks were the first since the ill-fated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Bonn-Climate-Talks-Draw-Little-Progress_25961.html
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