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Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

by Europa Press Room  (Jul. 15, 2015)

1. Why has the Commission proposed today a revision of EU ETS? The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework agreed by the EU leaders in October 2014. The proposal is an integral part of the work on achieving a resilient Energy ...

European Union emission inventory report 1990–2013 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jul. 2, 2015)

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) (UNECE, 1979). The report and its accompanying data constitute the official submission by the European Commission (EC) on behalf of the EU as a Party to ...

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets

by Envido Ltd  (Aug. 3, 2010)

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets in climate change negotiations in Bonn this week, reports ...

Models and muddles: the cost of meeting emission targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 18, 2009)

In 1990, the Australian Government adopted an interim target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, subject to it not adversely affecting Australia's trade competitiveness in the absence of similar action by other competitor countries. Since then, a series of reports have attempted to assess the economic effects on Australia of reducing ...

Hazardous waste and not, Baioni-Dicatech system

by Baioni Crushing Plants Spa  (Jul. 17, 2015)

The identification, characterization and restoration of contaminated areas now represent a big environmental issue, both at European and national level. In the major industrialized countries the issue of contaminated land has come out in all its gravity in the late seventies when, against a widespread awakening of environmental consciousness, ...

EU sets new van carbon emission targets despite lobbying

by Envido Ltd  (Feb. 16, 2011)

New EU standards regime will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The European Parliament voted through carbon emissions targets for vans yesterday as part of a new standards regime that will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The new carbon emission targets involve that 70% of van manufacturers' fleet must meet a limit ...

UK, France and Germany call for 30% EU carbon emission target in 2020

by Envido Ltd  (Jul. 16, 2010)

UK, France and Germany call for an increase of EU carbon emission target to 30% in 2020, reports ...

Shooting a Moving Target - Permitting Fugitive Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 26, 2004)

Untitled Document ABSTRACT Fugitive emissions from components at chemical processing facilities often appear as allowable emission limits in construction ...

Determinants of corporate carbon reduction targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

This paper examines attributes affecting a corporation’s choice of an intensity-only (carbon emissions relative to sales, production, etc.) versus an absolute carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions goal. We investigate alternative hypotheses for this choice including: 1) a high growth hypothesis whereby high growth companies select an intensity goal, ...

Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2012 - Tracking progress towards Kyoto and 2020 targets

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 24, 2012)

At the end of 2011, almost all European countries were on track towards their Kyoto targets for 2008–2012. The EU-15 also remained on track to achieve its Kyoto target. Italy, however, was not on track. Spain plans to acquire a large quantity of Kyoto units through the KP's flexible mechanisms to achieve its target. With emission caps ...

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