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March 2, 2012
Members of the European Parliament’s (MEP) industry committee this week voted for a proposal to withhold emissions trading scheme (ETS) carbon permits from industry in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/EU-Takes-First-Step-to-Increase-the-Price-of-Carbon-Emissions-Allowances_41705.html
November 29, 2011
Solvay is set to have the greatest exposure of more than a dozen leading chemical companies in the next phase of the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)-- due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Solvay-Predicted-to-be-Most-Exposed-Financially-to-EU-Emissions-Trading_39263.html
September 19, 2011
Eastman Chemical, like many companies in the chemical industry, considers the development of sustainably advantaged products a major growth opportunity, and improvement of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Eastman-Chemical-Broadens-Definition-of-Sustainability_37302.html
July 19, 2011
The U.K. government’s plans for a number of carbon emission taxes on industry, including a planned carbon price floor, if introduced, would have a serious impact on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Energy-Carbon-Costs-Will-Undermine-U-K-Chemical-Industry_36215.html
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Australias-Chemical-Industry-to-be-Hurt-by-Carbon-Tax-update_36077.html
July 6, 2011
The market for materials used in proton exchange membranes (PEM) and membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.6% to $977 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Electric-Growth-Projection-for-Fuel-Cells_35945.html
February 14, 2011
The European Commission has authorized the resumption of spot emissions trading from today in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Slovakia, and the U.K. after those countries' national...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Emissions-Trading-to-Resume-in-Five-EU-Markets_32638.html
February 4, 2011
Jerome A. Peribere, Dow Chemical's president and CEO of Advanced Materials and exeutive v.p. of the group, in the first video below gives an interview with CW's Alex Scott explaining...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Dow-Chemical-Why-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-is-Key-video-interview_32635.html
January 28, 2011
European Union (EU) member states have voted to ban from the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) carbon credits gained by destroying the greenhouse gases hydrofluorocarbon-23 (HFC-23)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Europe-to-Ban-Carbon-Credits-Based-on-the-Destruction-of-HFC-23-and-N2O_32393.html
January 21, 2011
In an unprecedented move, the European Commission has suspended all spot trading for the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) following a series of major...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/EU-Suspends-Emissions-Trading-After-up-to-$38-Million-is-Stolen_32306.html
December 21, 2010
The European Commission says it is taking steps to put into place tougher controls for protecting the spot carbon market in Europe. The market has reached a size which makes it a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/EU-to-Strengthen-Spot-Carbon-Market-Security_31740.html
October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Sustainability-Building-Better-Practices-uncut-version-with-full-interviews-of-high-level-executives_30113.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/emissions/OECD-Adds-to-Case-for-30-percent-Carbon-Emissions-Cut-by-EU-Dismisses-Industry-Concerns_28164.html
July 16, 2010
U.K.’s climate secretary Chris Huhne, Germany’s federal environment minister Norbert Röttgen, and France’s environment minister Jean-Louis Borloo in an open...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Cefic-Reacts-to-Ministers-Call-for-30-percent-EU-Emissions-Cut_28098.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/emissions/EU-Prepares-Climate-Change-Funds-for-Developing-Countries-CCS_27492.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/emissions/Blog-Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-Could-California-Hold-the-Key-to-EU-Chemical-Industry-Survival_26959.html
May 18, 2010
A study published this week by research institute CE Delft (Delft, the Netherlands) has concluded that energy-intensive industries participating in the European Union’s (EU)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/EU-ETS-Chemical-Firms-Making-Windfall-Profits-from-Carbon-Trading-Study-Finds_26819.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/emissions/Italy-and-France-Urge-EU-to-Adopt-Carbon-Import-Tariffs_26091.html
February 5, 2010
A committee representing European Union (EU) member states has accepted a European Commission proposal to direct funds raised from the region’s emissions trading scheme (ETS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/EU-Agrees-to-Pump-Billions-of-Dollars-into-CCS-and-Renewables_24607.html
January 7, 2010
The European Commission has exempted 164 industrial sectors-including a swathe of key chemical sectors-from having to pay for their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions allowances for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sustainability/emissions/Key-Chemical-Sectors-Avoid-Major-EU-Emissions-Trading-Costs_23944.html
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