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February 3, 2010
President Obama today announced it will form a U.S. Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) to develop a “comprehensive and coordinated federal strategy to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/U-S-Launches-Climate-Program-Focused-on-CCS-Advanced-Biofuels_24580.html
February 2, 2010
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says 139 countries failed to meet its January 31 deadline to pledge greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts as part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Developing-Countries-Fail-to-Meet-Climate-Accord-Deadline_24537.html
January 20, 2010
R&D projects already well underway within many gases firms are set to underpin a range of low-carbon technologies including capture and storage (CCS), algae-to-fuel, and systems...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Gases-Firms-Develop-Next-Generation-Green-Products-Plug-into-CCS_24171.html
January 19, 2010
Members of Coreper, the Permanent Representatives Committee of the European Union (EU), are this week discussing whether the EU should agree now to a 20%-or 30%-cut in greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/EU-Debates-Whether-to-Cut-GHG-Emissions-by-20-percent-or-30-percent_24179.html
January 6, 2010
Monsanto has been selected by environmental groups as the recipient of the Angry Mermaid Award, which recognizes corporations that have done the most to sabotage effective action on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Monsanto-Awarded-by-Environmental-Groups-for-Sabotaging-Action-on-Climate-Change_23915.html
December 21, 2009
The climate accord agreed in Copenhagen on Saturday arguably will do little to protect the planet from anthropogenic climate change. As every face-saving politician that participated...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/After-Copenhagen-Blog-What-it-Means-for-Industry-and-Two-Conspiracy-Theories_23706.html
December 21, 2009
U.K. prime-minister Gordon Brown has declared that he will campaign to make the weak climate agreement made in Copenhagen at the weekend legally binding.   Brown viewed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/U-K-Pushes-for-Climate-Treaty-to-be-Made-Legally-Binding_23703.html
December 21, 2009
Delegates at the United Nations (UN) have worked through the night and agreed a deal to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in an attempt to protect the earth from anthropogenic climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-final-day-+1-Summit-Seals-Weak-Climate-Deal_23701.html
December 18, 2009
The Copenhagen climate negotiations have focused on securing a deal to cut absolute levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create a system for financing poorer nations’...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-Vision-for-a-Bio-based-Society-Emerges_23689.html
December 18, 2009
The heads of state and ministers from about 30 nations are understood to have worked long into the night in an attempt to pull together a working text for a deal which could be signed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-day-10-final-day-Leaders-May-Yet-Pull-Out-a-Deal-from-the-Chaos_23676.html
December 17, 2009
There is still no deal in sight at the start of the penultimate day of high level negotiations at the United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen.   Chinese officials reportedly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-penultimate-day-Still-no-Deal-Failure-to-Agree-Would-Hit-Chemical-Industry_23587.html
December 17, 2009
The atmosphere outside the conference center in Copenhagen where climate negotiations are ongoing soured today when riot police clashed with protestors. Hundreds of protestors were met...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-blog-day-8-The-Atmosphere-Sours_23568.html
December 17, 2009
If built, the system would concentrate carbon dioxide (CO2) from two Air Products' steam methane reformer waste streams and deliver the CO2 via pipeline to the Oyster Bayou oilfield for enhanced oil recovery efforts....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Air-Products-Studies-Port-Arthur-CCS-Project_23597.html
December 17, 2009
Ethiopia’s president Meles Zinawe today is set to propose a package of innovative financing mechanisms that could be introduced to enable industrialized nations to finance poor...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-day-8-Innovative-Financing-Package-Emerges_23560.html
December 16, 2009
With a forecast scenario that includes more aggressive assumptions for global climate policy and industry adoption, that figure could be as high as $221 billion, Pike Research says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Report-Global-CCS-Revenue-Could-Reach-$128-Billion-by-2030_23569.html
December 16, 2009
The European Union (EU) is upping the pressure on the U.S. to commit to tougher legally binding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets, and for China to rein in its emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Copenhagen-day-7-No-Deal-in-Sight-Yet-EU-Steps-Up-Pressure-on-China-and-U-S-_23535.html
December 11, 2009
Genencor (Rochester, NY), a division of Danisco, has introduced a novel enzyme-based process for bleaching denim that uses significantly less water and energy than established...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Genencor-Novozymes-Unveil-Greener-Processes-for-Fabrics_23485.html
December 9, 2009
The Copenhagen climate summit is well underway. The chattering classes around the world-are chattering increasingly about climate change. There’s a view among some of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Do-You-Belong-to-the-Religion-of-Climate-Change_23364.html
December 9, 2009
A group of 25 companies from France and Brazil, including Rhodia, have made a joint commitment to develop industrial partnerships aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/French-and-Brazilian-Firms-Collaborate-to-Cut-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions_23361.html
December 7, 2009
Delegates from almost 200 countries have today started two weeks of negotiations to agree on a response to anthropogenic climate change at a United Nations summit meeting in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/climatechange/Hopenhagen-Climate-Summit-Opens-with-Optimism-for-a-Far-reaching-Agreement_23292.html
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