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August 12, 2010
Researchers at the University of California (San Diego) have called for the development of new genetically modified (GM) strains of rice to withstand increasing temperatures in Asia...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/New-GM-Rice-Strains-Needed-to-Withstand-Rising-Temperatures_28747.html
August 2, 2010
Two engineers at Stanford University have developed a cheaper, cleaner waste water treatment process which generates greenhouse gases (GHG) nitrous oxide and methane. These gases may...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Gases-from-Waste-water-to-Power-Rockets_28478.html
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Unleashing-the-American-Innovation-Machine-DoE-Awards-$106-Million-to-Develop-Materials-from-CO2_28426.html
July 28, 2010
Christiana Figueres, newly installed as the secretary general for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has called on governments to pull together and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/UN-Calls-for-Multilateral-Action-Ahead-of-Bonn-Climate-Talks-video_28376.html
July 26, 2010
The Energy-Intensive Users Group (EIUG; London) and Trade Union Congress (TUC; London) have published a report predicting that by 2020 total energy bills for energy intensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Energy-intensive-Industries-Rally-Against-U-K-Climate-Policies_28337.html
July 21, 2010
The Tecnalia Construction Unit (TCU: Madrid), says it has developed a process for manufacturing cement that, when compared with standard cement, cuts CO2 emissions to the atmosphere by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Nanotech-Concrete-Paves-Way-for-Greener-Future_28195.html
July 20, 2010
Angel Gurría, secretary-general of the the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris) has welcomed the call in recent days by ministers in France...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/OECD-Adds-to-Case-for-30-percent-Carbon-Emissions-Cut-by-EU-Dismisses-Industry-Concerns_28164.html
July 13, 2010
The U.K. government has announced plans to introduce a “radical research program” to understand how the U.K. uses imported palm oil so that it can take action and halt...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/U-K-to-Map-its-Palm-Oil-Use-in-Bid-to-Avoid-Deforestation_28014.html
June 29, 2010
A World Economic Forum (WEF) report published today has identified that biorefineries could help mitigate against climate change and that they have the potential to infuse up to $230...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Biorefineries-Set-to-Infuse-$230-Billion-into-Global-Economy-Provide-9-percent-of-Chemicals-by-2020_27729.html
June 17, 2010
The European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) and the European Union (EU) said today that on Monday they had agreed to explore a joint climate finance initiative to provide funds for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/EU-Prepares-Climate-Change-Funds-for-Developing-Countries-CCS_27492.html
June 14, 2010
Air Products’ Port Arthur, TX carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) project is among three selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington)   to go forward...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Air-Products-CCS-Project-Selected-for-Phase-II-DOE-Funding_27427.html
May 21, 2010
The second annual Helsinki Chemicals Forum (HCF) featuring discussions between industry executives and chemicals sector stakeholders from around the world concluded today in Helsinki...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Blog-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-Could-California-Hold-the-Key-to-EU-Chemical-Industry-Survival_26959.html
May 20, 2010
Honeywell and DuPont will jointly design and construct the facility but will market and sell the refrigerant, named HFO-1234yf, separately....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Honeywell-DuPont-Form-JV-to-Produce-Refrigerant_26861.html
May 18, 2010
Yesterday I queued for more than 5 hours in near freezing conditions to pick up my badge and enter the Copenhagen climate conference. I was not alone. Unlike other United Nations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Towing-the-Copenhagen-Line-blog_23562.html
April 22, 2010
President of ACC   Forty years ago, the first Earth Day ushered in a new era of environmental awareness for Americans concerned about the future health of our planet. To...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Earth-Day-Chemical-Innovation-is-Key_26158.html
April 19, 2010
France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy, and Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlusconi jointly have called upon the European Commission to assess the feasibility of introducing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Italy-and-France-Urge-EU-to-Adopt-Carbon-Import-Tariffs_26091.html
April 12, 2010
United Nations climate talks that concluded in Bonn yesterday have yielded little in the way of progress toward a global climate agreement. The talks were the first since the ill-fated...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Bonn-Climate-Talks-Draw-Little-Progress_25961.html
March 10, 2010
The first round of formal United Nations (U.N.) climate change negotiations will take place in April in Bonn, Germany surrounded by pessimism. Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Pessimism-Pervades-Lead-up-to-Next-Round-of-Climate-Negotiations_25265.html
February 17, 2010
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM; Washington) the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington) and several other industry groups have sued the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Industry-Groups-State-Officials-Challenge-EPAs-Climate-Finding_24848.html
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