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September 22, 2009
European Union (EU) member states have approved a draft proposal listing 164 industrial sectors and subsectors, including much of the chemicals industry, that it says could be exposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Votes-to-Exempt-77-percent-of-Industrial-Emissions-from-Cost-of-Trading-Scheme_21562.html
September 22, 2009
Environmental group WWF has called for stronger political backing of the industrial biotech sector so that its potential may be fully realised. WWF says that the broad adoption of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Industrial-Biotech-Could-Save-2-5-Billion-m-t-year-of-CO2_21561.html
September 18, 2009
Exempting energy-intensive industries, including the chemicals sector, from paying for the cost of carbon emissions would increase the overall cost of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Exempting-Industry-from-Carbon-Pricing-Would-Increase-the-Cost-of-GHG-Emissions-Mitigation-by-50-percent_21446.html
September 17, 2009
Many U.S. chemical companies currently participate in carbon reporting initiatives, such as ACC's Responsible Care program and The Climate Registry, but the rules are about to undergo a fundamental shift. EPA will soon finalize its greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting rule, a first step towards GHG reduction mandates, and industry is preparing for a set of requirements far more complex than current reporting initiatives....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Current-Initiatives-Will-Not-Suffice-to-Comply-with-EPAs-GHG-Reporting-Rule_21346.html
September 17, 2009
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has shifted its advocacy on federal climate legislation to the state and local level, including paid television and Internet spots and the micro Web site www.asmarterfuture.com. The campaign has shifted into high gear as U.S. Senate lawmakers prepare to take up climate legislation that will have to be reconciled with the bill passed last June by the House. ACC is pursuing a similar local model for chemicals management advocacy....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Industrys-Climate-Advocacy-Goes-Local_21377.html
September 17, 2009
Danisco (Copenhagen), the foods ingredients group, says it has signed up to the Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change. The Communiqué has been written by the Corporate...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Danisco-Is-the-Latest-to-Sign-up-to-Copenhagen-Communique-on-Climate-Change_21296.html
September 17, 2009
Many U.S. chemical companies currently participate in carbon reporting initiatives, such as ACC's Responsible Care program and The Climate Registry, but the rules are about to undergo a fundamental shift. EPA will soon finalize its greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting rule, a first step towards GHG reduction mandates, and industry is preparing for a set of requirements far more complex than current reporting initiatives....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Current-Initiatives-Will-Not-Suffice-to-Comply-with-EPAs-GHG-Reporting-Rule_21347.html
September 14, 2009
The European Union (EU) could provide up to 30% of the money required by developing nations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) to a sustainable level, according to a draft...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Climate-Change-EU-Poised-to-Set-Aside-Funds-for-Developing-Nations_21263.html
September 14, 2009
The European Union (EU) has put forward a proposal to offer developing nations up to €15 billion/year ($21.8 billion) to help them reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Climate-Change-EU-May-Offer-Developing-Countries-$21-8-BillionYear-update_21298.html
December 31, 1969
United Nations climate talks that concluded recently in Bonn 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/Little-Progress-Seen-at-Bonn-Climate-Talks_25988.html
December 31, 1969
State air regulators have asked lawmakers to resist pressure to pass laws that would prohibit EPA from regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under current Clean Air Act authority...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Air-Regulators-Ask-Lawmakers-to-Resist-Constraining-EPA-States-in-Climate-Bill_25991.html
December 31, 1969
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Some-Pessimism-Ahead-of-April-Climate-Meeting_25420.html
December 31, 1969
As Washington scrambles to adjust to a conflicting economic and environmental pressures, the prospects for climate legislation this year have grown much dimmer since late last year...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Experts-Examine-U-S-Regulatory-Options-as-Climate-Bills-Prospects-Fade_24821.html
December 31, 1969
President Obama recently announced the U.S. will form an 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/Obama-Plan-Promotes-Development-of-Carbon-Capture-Biofuels_24825.html
December 31, 1969
State regulators are seeking legal “standing” to intervene in a lawsuit brought by industry groups challenging EPA’s decision that certain greenhouse gases (GHGs) constitute an...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/States-Seek-to-Intervene-in-Industry-Suit-Challenging-EPA-Endangerment-Finding_24531.html
December 31, 1969
The chemical industry celebrated a victory last week as the European Commission announced that 164 industrial sectors would be exempt from having to pay for their greenhouse gas (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Outlines-Sector-Allowance-Allocations-for-Post-2012-GHG-Trading_24158.html
December 31, 1969
Air Products says it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to move forward with an engineering study and project plan for a potential carbon capture and storage...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Air-Products-to-Study-Carbon-Capture-Eastman-Discontinues-Texas-Plant_23736.html
December 31, 1969
U.K. prime-minister Gordon Brown has said he will campaign to make the weak climate agreement reached recently in Copenhagen a legally binding pact. Brown viewed the agreement in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Make-Copenhagen-Accord-Legally-Binding_23737.html
December 31, 1969
A group of 25 companies from France and Brazil, including Rhodia, have made a joint commitment to develop industrial partnerships aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Brazilian-and-French-Firms-Collaborate-on-GHG-Reductions_23739.html
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