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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....
December 10, 2009
During the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 15) in Copenhagen this week we have witnessed climate activists criticising carbon trading as the mechanism of choice for achieving...
December 3, 2009
Australia’s senate has voted not to adopt legislation featuring an emissions trading scheme (ETS). The government says it will seek to reintroduce the legislation to parliament...
November 16, 2009
Chemical companies are featured in six out of the eight groups shortlisted to win the Angry Mermaid Award, which recognizes corporations for doing the most to sabotage effective action...
November 4, 2009
The carbon trading market, which is widely expected to expand after the Copenhagen climate summit meeting next month, should be more tightly regulated, says Feike Sijbesma, DSM’s...
September 28, 2009
Chinese president Hu Jintao pledged at a United Nations (UN) climate summit, held yesterday in New York, that China would bolster its efforts to increase energy efficiency. However, Hu...
September 22, 2009
The relocation of manufacturing plants from developed countries that cap and charge greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to countries that don’t charge for GHG emissions-a concept...
September 22, 2009
European Union (EU) member states have approved a draft proposal listing 164 industrial sectors and subsectors, including much of the chemicals industry, that it says could be exposed...
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 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...
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 25, 2009
Cefic says it is pushing for a series of concessions for the chemical industry in relation to the next phase of the European Union’s (EU) cap-and-trade Emissions Trading Scheme...
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 14, 2009
Representatives Henry Waxman (D., CA) and other House Democrats have released the details on how climate legislation would allocate emission allowances to energy-intensive industries...
May 11, 2009
A preliminary quantitative study by the European Commission has determined that the chemicals industry and several sub-sectors of the industry in the European Union (EU) should be made...
April 6, 2009
The German government has drafted legislation encouraging the take up of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in the country. A key component of the draft proposal is that...
March 23, 2009
The European Union (EU) says it is waiting on developed countries, including the U.S., to signal their financial commitments toward a global climate treaty before it reveals its own...
March 13, 2009
EPA has proposed a national system for reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which would require large industrial facilities and other sources to begin annual reporting of...
February 5, 2009
The European Union (EU) carbon emissions futures trading price this week hit a new low of less than €11/m.t. ($14.1). Chemical companies are producing less chemicals and...
January 29, 2009
An OECD-wide emissions scheme is one of the European Commission's proposals for the UN climate change conference to be held in Copenhagen. Developing nations should also play a major role in tackling climate change, the commission says....
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