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March 10, 2010
The first round of formal United Nations (U.N.) climate change negotiations will take place in April in Bonn, Germany surrounded by pessimism. Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner...
March 4, 2010
The Chinese government says it will take action to develop a low-carbon economy and that the low carbon targets will be included in the 12th five-year plan for national economic...
March 1, 2010
Senator John Kerry (D., Mass.) says he is on track to introduce new climate legislation this year. Kerry is working with two other senators on a climate bill that includes a price on...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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