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April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/SusChem-to-Align-with-EUs-$108-Billion-Innovation-Program_42864.html
April 19, 2012
Europe’s ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has opened an investigation into whether the European Commission has taken appropriate measures to combat increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/EU-Reviews-Approval-Process-for-Neonicotinoids-in-Light-of-Scientific-Evidence-on-Bee-Deaths_42789.html
April 18, 2012
Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_42668.html
April 17, 2012
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that China, the world’s largest solar panel producer, is likely to become the largest market for solar devices in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/China-to-Become-Largest-Market-for-Solar-Devices_42708.html
April 7, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Researchers-Develop-GM-Wheat-to-Repel-Aphids_42576.html
April 4, 2012
Technip says it has signed a cooperation agreement with the start-up Compagnie Industrielle de la Matière Végétale (CIMV) to commercialize CIMV's technology that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Technip-Forms-Biorefinery-Partnership-with-French-Start-up-Company_42475.html
April 3, 2012
BASF says is reorienting its R&D activities so that they are more aligned to the group's key growth markets and so that R&D is undertaken more efficiently across the group. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/BASF-Reorients-R-and-D-Predicts-2012-Spending-of-$2-3-Billion_42373.html
March 30, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has formed a strategic partnership with the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) that will result in the establishment of the Dow Centre for Sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Dow-and-Australian-University-Form-Partnership_42396.html
March 29, 2012
A team of researchers at Rothamsted Research (Harpenden, the U.K.), an agricultural research organization, is conducting a field experiment to test the effectiveness of its genetically...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Research-Genetically-Modified-Wheat-Repels-Aphids_42372.html
March 28, 2012
Lux Research (Boston, MA), a market research group, states in a new report dubbed 'Searching for Innovations to Cut Li-ion Battery Costs' that the key to growing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Study-Reducing-Li-ion-Battery-Costs-is-Key-to-Future-of-Electric-Vehicle-Market_42325.html
March 26, 2012
McDonald's Corp. has agreed to test market a switch from polystyrene to paper cups in 200 locations, primarily on the U.S. West Coast, after a group of shareholders urged the fast food...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/McDonalds-Tests-Phaseout-of-Polystyrene-in-Beverage-Containers_42288.html
March 20, 2012
Researchers from Japan and the U.S. have developed a proton-responsive ligand and a homogeneous iridium catalyst which together enable the controlled storage and release of...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Mimicking-Photosynthesis-Enables-Storage-and-Release-of-Hydrogen_42127.html
March 16, 2012
The Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA; Tokyo) says it has formulated a guideline for a methodology to evaluate the reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of green...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Japan-Chemical-Industry-Association-Formulates-Guideline-for-Calculating-Reduction-in-CO2-Emissions_42063.html
March 15, 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/people_and_business/green_issues/OECD-Warns-of-Severe-Consequences-of-Inaction-over-Climate-Change_42031.html
March 14, 2012
U.K. government energy secretary Edward Davey has launched a competition worth up to £20 million to fund the development of innovations in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/U-K-Offers-£20-Million-$31-Million-Prize-to-Boost-Carbon-Capture-Innovation_41979.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/people_and_business/green_issues/Poland-Vetoes-EUs-Planned-Route-to-Low-Carbon-Economy_41960.html
March 12, 2012
A study by the Silent Spring Institute (Newton, MA) says a review of 213 cleaning products, cosmetics, personal care and other common consumer products show they contain “complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Industry-Criticizes-Science-Used-in-Consumer-Products-Study_41929.html
March 9, 2012
More than a dozen research institutes located between Mazovia - a region in east-central Poland - and Warsaw have agreed to work together to promote the commercialization of green...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Polish-Research-Institutes-Create-Green-Chemistry-Cluster_41898.html
March 9, 2012
Air Liquide says it has purchased the landfill gas-to-natural gas assets of Georecover Live Oak (Conley, GA) for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes Georecover’s landfill gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/green_issues/Air-Liquide-Acquires-Georgia-Landfill-Gas-to-Natural-Gas-Assets_41899.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/people_and_business/green_issues/U-K-Announces-Auction-for-12-Million-EU-Emissions-Trading-Permits_41854.html
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