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January 29, 2009An 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....
December 12, 2008California regulators have approved the state’s plan for reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) to 1990 levels by 2020, a program some lawmakers say should be used as a model for any...
November 4, 2008Rhodia and Dow Corning say they have agreed to co-develop and commercialize novel silica and silane products principally for use in energy efficient tires. Financial terms were not...
October 17, 2008A group of leaders of U.K.-based chemical companies and Steve Elliott, CEO, of industry group the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) have called on the British government to...
October 15, 2008Solvay says it has set 25 new environmental targets as part of a long term program to be more sustainable. The new targets include a 20% reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases...
September 24, 2008Chemists at Newcastle University (Newcastle, U.K.) say they are progressing “extremely well” and may now be about four years from commercializing an energy-efficient...
June 13, 2008Enzymes technology group Novozymes says it has agreed an energy supply deal that will make the company CO2-neutral for electricity in Denmark by 2012. The company will source much of...
June 13, 2008Equate Petrochemical (Kuwait) says this week it has signed a deal to provide CO2 off-gas from its manufacturing facilities to business conglomerate Alnafisi International (Kuwait). The...
May 1, 2008Materials technology firm 2D Heat (Liverpool, U.K.) has developed a new materials technology that enables the spray-on production of heating elements, which may be used in domestic...
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, 2008Nations struggling to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will find that improving energy efficiency in the industrial, transportation, and residential sectors are the most...
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...