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December 4, 2009
The United Nations Panel on Climate Change (UNPCC) has begun an investigation into allegations that leading climatologists at the Climate Research Institute (CRI; University of East...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/UN-Investigates-Suppression-of-Data-at-U-K-Climate-Institute-Climate-Change-Skeptics-Seize-on-the-Opportunity_23275.html
December 3, 2009
A recent proposal by the Danish government that all countries should meet a deadline of capping greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025 “is clearly unacceptable to us,”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/India-Rejects-Danish-Draft-Climate-Proposal_23237.html
December 3, 2009
Australia’s senate has voted not to adopt legislation featuring an emissions trading scheme (ETS). The government says it will seek to reintroduce the legislation to parliament...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Australia-Rejects-Carbon-Trading_23248.html
December 2, 2009
Chemical companies are increasingly concerned about EPA’s progress toward mandating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions using existing Clean Air Act authority, and ACC is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/ACC-Industry-Concerns-Increase-as-EPA-Climate-Rule-Nears-Completion_23222.html
December 2, 2009
The heads of the world’s leading international financial institutions today called for a comprehensive agreement to combat climate change at this month’s United Nations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/International-Financial-Institutions-Back-Comprehensive-Agreement-at-Copenhagen_23217.html
December 1, 2009
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has released eight policy principles that the global industry has determined vital to a post-2012 climate change...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/ICCA-Details-Industry-Priorities-for-Copenhagen_23211.html
November 30, 2009
Stopping the production and resulting emissions to the atmosphere of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants, along with a handful of other measures unrelated to carbon dioxide emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Banning-HFCs-Mooted-as-Fast-Route-to-Climate-Protection_23007.html
November 30, 2009
The U.S. government has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions “in the range of 17%” below 2005 levels, or the equivalent of a 5.5% cut below 1990 levels...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/U-S-China-Set-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-Reduction-Targets-U-N-Says-its-Too-Late-for-Political-Maneuvering_22999.html
November 16, 2009
Next month’s United Nations (UN) climate summit meeting in Copenhagen may feature only political agreement between countries and not a legally binding commitment to reduce green...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-Two-step-Climate-Treaty-in-the-Cards_22823.html
November 16, 2009
Chemical companies are featured in six out of the eight groups shortlisted to win the Angry Mermaid Award, which recognizes corporations for doing the most to sabotage effective action...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Chemical-Industry-Shortlisted-for-Award-for-Sabotage-of-Climate-Action_22817.html
November 11, 2009
The current rate of investment to in clean energy must be increased by $10.5 trillion between now and 2030 if the world is to keep CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere below 450 ppm...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Switching-to-Low-Carbon-Economy-Will-Cost-an-Additional-$10-5-Trillion_22695.html
November 11, 2009
Bayer says it is rolling out eight environmental projects across the fields of healthcare nutrition and climate protection. The series of projects shows that the company is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Bayer-Rolls-Out-Series-of-Environmental-Projects_22703.html
November 4, 2009
The carbon trading market, which is widely expected to expand after the Copenhagen climate summit meeting next month, should be more tightly regulated, says Feike Sijbesma, DSM’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/DSM-Chairman-Calls-for-Tougher-Carbon-Trading-Regulation_22584.html
October 20, 2009
“Hidden” costs of at least $120 billion/year in the U.S. are being generated as a direct result of using “dirty energy,” according to a report, The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Dirty-Energy-Generates-Hidden-Costs-of-$120-Billionyear-in-the-U-S-_22201.html
October 13, 2009
Royal Dutch Shell says the governments of Alberta and Canada have signed letters of intent to contribute a total of C$865 million ($837 million) to Shell’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at at Shell Canada’s Fort Saskatchewan bitumen upgrader....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Canada-to-Invest-in-Shell-CCS-Project_21991.html
October 12, 2009
International climate negotiations held during the past week in Bangkok have ended without any major progress. A further round of negotiations will take place in Barcelona from...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Climate-Negotiation-Deadlock-Holds_21993.html
September 28, 2009
Chinese president Hu Jintao pledged at a United Nations (UN) climate summit, held yesterday in New York, that China would bolster its efforts to increase energy efficiency. However, Hu...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/China-Disappoints-with-Pledge-to-Cut-Carbon-Intensity-not-Total-Emissions_21589.html
September 22, 2009
The relocation of manufacturing plants from developed countries that cap and charge greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to countries that don’t charge for GHG emissions-a concept...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/No-Evidence-of-Carbon-Leakage-OECD-and-MIT-Say_21529.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/sustainability/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/sustainability/climatechange/Climate-Change-EU-May-Offer-Developing-Countries-$21-8-BillionYear-update_21298.html
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