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September 10, 2009
The plant is expected to capture about 1,800 tons/year of CO2 from flue gas using amine technology developed jointly by the companies....
August 26, 2009
A significant gap has opened up between greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts promised by the corporate sector and what is required to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to...
August 17, 2009
Informal consultations on measures to curb climate change held between countries during the past week in Bonn have yielded some agreement but progress is too slow ahead of the climate...
August 14, 2009
Start up firm AFC Energy (Cranleigh, U.K.) says it has begun offering chemical firms an alkaline fuel cell system that can efficiently convert their waste hydrogen into...
August 12, 2009
The Energy Information Administration (EIA), a research arm of the U.S. Department of Energy, has released a draft of its report estimating the costs that the House climate bill would...
August 6, 2009
Evonik says it is operating a biogas plant at Karstädt, Germany and that it has more biogas plants either under construction or at the planning phase. The company says it is...
August 3, 2009
Climate change is a new challenge and a major discussion point between the developed and the developing countries. Some sort of emission limits will be placed as we move forward. There...
July 20, 2009
Wal-Mart says it will develop a worldwide sustainable product index as a “single source of data” for evaluating the sustainability of products. Customers increasingly want...
July 17, 2009
ACC and several other industry groups have sent a letter to lawmakers on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee outlining industry’s concerns about the House climate...
July 8, 2009
A study undertaken by McKinsey and Company, commissioned by the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), has concluded that the chemical industry is a net saver of...
July 7, 2009
The U.S. will fail to meet targets for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to be set out by G8 countries, according to a report by the BBC. Leaders of the G8 nations will set a target to...
July 1, 2009
The European Commission has this week disclosed that it may direct up to €8 billion ($11.3 billion) into projects for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in a bid to reduce future...
June 30, 2009
The House has passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) in a vote of 219-212, with eight Republicans voting for the bill and 44 Democrats against it. The legislation...
June 23, 2009
A study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) has found that the amount of "fossil carbon," or petroleum waste derived from...
June 15, 2009
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has officially revived the FutureGen Alliance, a public-private partnership project featuring a power plant with a process for converting coal into...
June 9, 2009
Climate negotiators representing the European Union (EU) and China in recent days have initiated discussions about their commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...
June 4, 2009
A study calculating the costs that S&P 500 firms would incur from a U.S. cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions shows the chemicals sector is among the top five...
May 22, 2009
Legislation for a mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program cleared the House Energy and Commerce Committee last night, 33-25, with all but one of the committee's...
May 19, 2009
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has released a revised version of legislation to create a U.S. cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reflecting an...
May 18, 2009
President Obama has nominated Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., former vice chairman of Huntsman Corp. son of Huntsman founder Jon Huntsman Sr., as U.S. ambassador to China. Huntsman, 49, speaks...
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