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November 30, 2012
DuPont has released its 2012 sustainability report, showing increased CO2 emissions, up about 6% in 2011, to 17 million m.t., compared with 2010. Revenue increased 14%, to $38, 719...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/DuPont-sustainability-report-shows-revenues-growing-faster-than-CO2-emissions_48073.html
July 11, 2012
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld on June 26 four EPA greenhouse gas (GHG) rules, including its finding under the Clean Air Act (CAA) that GHGs endanger...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Appeals-Court-Upholds-Four-Key-EPA-Rules-Limiting-GHGs_44691.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/sustainability/climatechange/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/sustainability/climatechange/Poland-Vetoes-EUs-Planned-Route-to-Low-Carbon-Economy_41960.html
February 24, 2012
BASF has set a series of new environmental, health and safety goals for the group. One of its new goals is to increase energy efficiency - defined as the amount of products sold in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/BASF-Targets-35-percent-Hike-in-Energy-Efficiency-by-2020_41574.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/sustainability/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/sustainability/climatechange/World-Agrees-Roadmap-for-Curbing-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-China-and-U-S-Join-In_39693.html
December 1, 2011
A new level of urgency is required to ensure that innovation in the chemical industry can deliver solutions to the world's most pressing issues in areas including food, clean water and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/International-Year-of-Chemistry-Leaders-See-a-Need-for-Speed-to-Innovate_39429.html
November 29, 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/sustainability/climatechange/U-K-Government-Offers-Industry-Relief-on-Energy-Costs-and-R-and-D-update-2_39380.html
November 22, 2011
If European companies in the four highest emitting sectors of utilities, materials, energy and industrials - including chemicals - achieved their current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/EU-Companies-Require-Quantum-Leap-to-Decouple-Emissions-from-Economic-Growth_39239.html
November 4, 2011
Thomas: Plastics from CO2. Lohec: Pragmatic approach. Van Beurden: Big in biofuel. Hawkins: Collaboration is key. Leading chemical makers continue to save costs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Sustainability-Focus-Shifts-from-Cost-Reduction-to-Profit-Optimization_38616.html
October 6, 2011
Chemical companies still have a huge amount of energy efficiency improvements that they could introduce to save money, according to speakers featured in a webcast in the past few days...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Energy-Efficiency-Plenty-of-Low-Hanging-Fruit-Remains_37996.html
September 29, 2011
EPA officials have issued some clarifications about the September 28 Inspector General report that found the agency failed to meet certain peer review requirements in determining...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/IG-Report-Renews-Debate-Over-EPA-Endangerment-Finding_37949.html
September 26, 2011
The Bundesrat, the German parliament’s upper house, on Friday voted to block legislation that would have allowed the pilot-scale underground storage of compressed carbon dioxide...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Germany-Votes-to-Reject-Carbon-Storage_37848.html
September 19, 2011
Eastman Chemical, like many companies in the chemical industry, considers the development of sustainably advantaged products a major growth opportunity, and improvement of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Eastman-Chemical-Broadens-Definition-of-Sustainability_37302.html
September 8, 2011
European Commission vice president Antonio Tajani and Cefic president Georgio Squinzi, gave a joint press conference today to mark the opening of a four-day exhibition within the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/European-Commission-Chemical-Industry-Relations-Strengthen-Sustainability-Is-Common-Goal-update-with-video_37411.html
August 8, 2011
Steve Elliott, CEO of industry body the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London), has welcomed the U.K. government’s paper on plans for transitioning to a green economy. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/U-K-Industry-Welcomes-Sustainability-Discussion-Plans-Still-Harbors-Concerns_36767.html
July 20, 2011
The global market for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies is forecast to experience a compound annual growth rate of 25.4% during the next five years, rising to $389 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Carbon-Capture-and-Storage-Tech-Market-to-Reach-$389-Billion-in-2014_36261.html
July 19, 2011
The U.K. government’s plans for a number of carbon emission taxes on industry, including a planned carbon price floor, if introduced, would have a serious impact on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Energy-Carbon-Costs-Will-Undermine-U-K-Chemical-Industry_36215.html
July 12, 2011
Cargill says all the palm oil products it sells to Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, and the U.S. will be certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) by 2015. RSPO...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Cargill-Vows-100-percent-Sustainable-Palm-Oil-by-2020_36103.html
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