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July 19, 2012
Australia has introduced its previously announced carbon tax, and companies with emissions of more than 25,000 m.t./year are liable to pay the tax. More than 500 of Australia’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Australias-Carbon-Tax-Comes-into-Force_44996.html
July 2, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has upheld four EPA greenhouse gas rules, including its finding under the Clean Air Act that GHGs endanger the public health. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Appeals-Court-Backs-EPA-on-Four-Key-Climate-Rules_44599.html
June 26, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has upheld four EPA greenhouse gas rules, including its finding under the Clean Air Act that GHGs endanger the public health. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Appeals-Court-Upholds-Suite-of-Key-EPA-Climate-Rules_44482.html
April 19, 2012
EPA issued final air pollution standards that require hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” operations use emission-capture technology, but conceded to industry pressure...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EPA-Issues-Final-Air-Pollution-Rules-for-Fracking_42783.html
March 26, 2012
Ongoing inaction to prevent global climate change will lead to irreversible environmental damage and curb economic growth, according to a report published today by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/OECD-Inaction-on-Climate-Change-Would-Curb-Economic-Growth_42296.html
March 26, 2012
U.K. government energy secretary Edward Davey has launched a competition worth up to £20 million ($36 million) to fund the development of innovations in Carbon Capture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Competition-to-Award-up-to-$31-Million-for-Innovative-CCS-Technology_42298.html
March 13, 2012
Poland at a ministerial level meeting on Friday vetoed a proposal by the European Union (EU) to introduce an 80-95% cut in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, from a baseline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Poland-Vetoes-EUs-Planned-Route-to-Low-Carbon-Economy_41960.html
March 12, 2012
The U.K. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has scheduled an auction between May and July of this year for the purchase of carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Plans-Carbon-Permit-Auction_41930.html
March 7, 2012
The U.K. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has scheduled an auction between May and July of this year for the purchase of carbon...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Announces-Auction-for-12-Million-EU-Emissions-Trading-Permits_41854.html
March 2, 2012
Members of the European Parliament’s (MEP) industry committee this week voted for a proposal to withhold emissions trading scheme (ETS) carbon permits from industry in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Takes-First-Step-to-Increase-the-Price-of-Carbon-Emissions-Allowances_41705.html
February 29, 2012
Korea has delayed by at least a month, the approval of a cap-and-trade system to be established by 2015, for cutting carbon emissions, say press reports. The legislative and judiciary...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Korea-Delays-Approval-of-Carbon-Trading-System_41669.html
February 28, 2012
The Chinese government says that senior legislators in China, yesterday, began their second deliberation on a draft amendment to the country's law on the promotion of clean production...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/China-Plans-New-Green-Production-Laws_41633.html
February 20, 2012
ExxonMobil has been fined a total of £3.6 million ($5.7 million) for failing to disclose to the U.K. government the total CO2 emissions from its ethylene facility at Mossmorran...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/ExxonMobil-Pays-Record-$5-7-Million-Fine-for-Failing-to-Disclose-CO2-Emissions_41492.html
January 30, 2012
The European Commission says it has launched an online public consultation on possible measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ships. Public comment is open throughl...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/EU-Seeks-Comment-on-Reducing-Maritime-GHG-Emissions_40910.html
January 30, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) says it will help China set up a pilot provincial emissions trading system that could pave the way for a national scheme and lower greenhouse...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/China-Plans-Emission-Trading-Pilot-Program_40909.html
December 19, 2011
Canada’s environment minister Peter Kent says the country is withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol, the world’s only legally binding instrument for curbing greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Canada-Withdraws-from-Kyoto-Climate-Accord_39920.html
December 14, 2011
Canada’s environment minister Peter Kent has announced that the country is withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol, the world’s only legally binding instrument set up in 1997...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/Canada-Withdraws-from-Kyoto-Protocol_39723.html
December 12, 2011
No one gave it a cat’s chance in hell of succeeding, but COP 17, the United Nations climate change summit held in Durban, South Africa at its close yesterday delivered a partial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/World-Agrees-Roadmap-for-Curbing-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-China-and-U-S-Join-In_39693.html
December 7, 2011
The Chinese government says that China will agree to participate in a legally binding treaty on climate change after 2020, on certain conditions. The conditions include new...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/China-Sets-Conditions-for-Binding-Climate-Change-Commitments-After-2020_39551.html
December 6, 2011
The U.K. government says it will provide a reported £250 million ($390 million) in tax relief and compensation to energy intensive companies faced with higher costs from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/climatechange/U-K-Officials-Pledge-Tax-Relief-to-Energy-Intensive-Industries_39548.html
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