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May 9, 2008Chris Davies, member of the European Parliament and parliamentary rapporteur for draft carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology legislation in the European Union (EU) plans to table...
May 7, 2008Climate Changes your Business, a report by KPMG detailing the risks climate change poses to the chemicals industry and other sectors. The study is a review of 50 reports about the impact of climate change on various sectors....
May 7, 2008The European Union (EU) is considering fast-tracking applications for patents relating to technologies that could curb climate change, according to comments made earlier this week by...
May 2, 2008The chemical industry, along with sectors including telecommunications, and food and drink, are among the sectors that enjoy a “safe haven” from the risks associated with climate change, according to a study by KPMG. “The chemical industry is in the safe haven zone due to its high level of preparedness versus its relatively moderate level of risk,” the study states....
April 25, 2008Bayer has disclosed at its annual stockholders’ meeting in Cologne, Germany that it is making progress with its plan to further reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas (GHG)...
April 18, 2008Energy issues were among the key topics raised in presentations as well as informal discussions at European chlor-alkali industry group Euro Chlor’s Seventh International...
April 14, 2008A survey sponsored by DuPont and Mohawk Industries (Calhoun, GA) finds that U.S. consumers are willing to pay on average about 8% more for products made from renewable resources...
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March 25, 2008The chemicals industry historically has been permitted to release thousands of m.t./year of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other green house gases (GHG) into the environment from...
March 25, 2008Work on an international climate change treaty that would succeed the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, is expected to gain momentum. Government representatives of United Nations...
March 25, 2008Japan has announced the creation of a $10-billion fund to support efforts of developing countries to combat climate change. Japanese prime minister, Yasuo Fukuda, made the announcement...
March 25, 2008The European Commission has announced a sweep of new proposals to reduce global warming gas (GWG) emissions across the European Union (EU), under which the heaviest polluters would...
March 25, 2008BASF says it has become the first company to integrate its financial, environmental and social performance reports in a single publication. The report for full year 2007, which the...