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  • Washington, DC – hub of us carbon and cleantech conferences

    Where better learn about the future of a regulated U.S. Carbon market than in the city where legislation is being made? When it comes to selecting a location for discussing market trends, emerging market opportunities and policy designed to shape future carbon legislation, the proximity to the legislative and executive branches makes Washington, DC the number one choice. Members of the Obama ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • California to proceed with cap and trade

    The board of the California Air Resources Board took the final step towards implementing the second largest cap and trade system, in the seventh largest economy in the world with unanimous approval of the final draft of the plan. While the start date has been delayed by one year to 2013, this final stage in the implementation of Bill AB32 represents a major landmark in North American climate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Moderate democrats key to passage of greenhouse gas provision

    Emboldened by a potential presidential veto, Senate Democrats seem to be joining forces against a Republican-party effort to block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. The chief architect of the a resolution (S J Res 26) banning EPA from regulating carbon monoxide, Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska admitted that the outcome of tomorrow’s vote on her measure is in the hands of ...

  • Threaded fasteners mainly composed of six core elements?

    Phosphating fastener process: the total acidity is too high will make the film is too thin, the total acidity is too low will make the film loose rough. The acid ratio refers to the relationship between the free acidity (Tb) and the total acidity (Ta). Free acidity is too high, and the role of iron and steel parts will be a lot of hydrogen, so that the interface layer of phosphate is not easy ...

  • Student report outlines sustainable practices future employees will demand

    A new report from 180 student leaders provides intruguing suggestions on how organization can be more sustainable and better able to compete for top talent. The report, 'The New Normal: Sustainable Practices Your Future Employees Will Demand' available from the Network for Business Sustainability, summarizes the conclusions reached by 180 student leaders ...


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  • California appeals ruling blocking low-carbon fuel standard

    California appealed a ruling by a federal judge who blocked the state's low-carbon fuel standard after finding that it discriminates against out-of-state corn ethanol and crude oil and violates the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The judge's decision and a related court order blocks the state from enforcing rules discouraging refiners such as Chevron Corp. (CVX) and Tesoro ...


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  • Green America calls on legislators to protect the EPA`s authority to enforce the clean air act

    In a letter sent to all members of Congress today, national nonprofit Green America asked all members of the House and Senate to oppose efforts to undermine the EPA's authority to enforce the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions. Writing on behalf of Green America's 140,000 individual members and 5,000 business members, Green America Executive Director Alisa Gravitz provided the following ...

  • Carbon masters respond to mandatory carbon reporting consultation

    DEFRA´s consultation on the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Draft Regulations will close this week. In response to the consultation, Carbon Masters have developed the second paper in our Mandatory Carbon Reporting series, which can be downloaded here. The briefing paper highlights some of the key issues from the DEFRA consultation and shares Carbon Masters perspective on the draft ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • Subprime Carbon: Preparing for the dangers of hidden carbon risk

    WRI is drawing lessons from the subprime mortgage crisis to prepare the financial community for another potentially paradigm-shifting market change: the advent of carbon regulation. With the Wall Street financial meltdown on everyone’s mind, the dangers of hidden risks are a timely topic. At a minimum, there are two key lessons here with respect to climate change and carbon risk. First, markets ...

  • Carbon management for power plants 2011

    As uncertainty grows around EPA and state-level regulation surrounding carbon emissions from power plants, finding strategies and technologies for complying with these regulations is becoming a top priority for power plant operators. Because of this, the Chief Environmental Officers from America's largest power generation companies including Southern Company, Dominion Resources and Constellation ...

  • Environmental Sustainability Issues Among Key Topics at CERAWeek 2012

    Persistent economic concerns, unease over energy security and the question of how to meet energy objectives while addressing environmental concerns have made sustainability one of the key topics for this year’s 31st Annual CERAWeek conference, being held March 5-9 in Houston. Recognized as the world’s premier energy conference, CERAWeek 2012 is chaired by ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Wyoming Governor Blasts EPA`s Coal Plant Proposal

    Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming, the nation's leading coal-producing state, is calling on the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposal to require new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon-capture technology. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy proposed last fall to require new coal-fired power plants to employ carbon capture and sequestration technology, a process that ...


    By Associated Press

  • Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by governments and the oil and gas industry. Notes the Institute, the provinces, Canada and the oil and gas industry are under pressure to ramp up ...


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  • Canada needs to follow its own carbon policy, says Michael Porter

    Canada needs to implement its own progressive carbon policy rather than following the "mindless US path", says famed Harvard University professor Michael Porter. In a speech delivered in Montreal yesterday to an audience of international business, policy and academic leaders prior to the 2010 World Congress of Environment and Resource Economists, Porter said what we really do need is, in effect, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Providers of Climate Finance call on Governments for strong signals that ensure progress in Durban

    At the Opening Ceremony of the 8th edition of CARBON EXPO, the Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres, called on governments to provide clarity and commitment for global solutions to climate change. In the run-up to COP17 in Durban, South Africa in December 2011, the Carbon Expo International Trade Fair & Conference gathered thousands of participants this week in ...


    By Fira de Barcelona

  • FirstCarbon Solutions Expands Operations in China

    Launches Mandarin Version of ghgTrack Software to Help Local Companies Manage and Report Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventories WEST CHESTER, Pa.--FirstCarbon Solutions, a pioneer and industry leader in environmental management optimization, today announced expansion of its offering in Hong Kong and mainland China with the introduction of a Mandarin version of FirstCarbon Solutions ...


    By FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS)

  • Cameron, Bono link poverty, climate at AP debate

    Global leaders argued Friday that efforts to eradicate poverty must be linked to climate change, saying that rising temperatures will have widespread effects on everything from food supplies to education. Panelists at two separate sessions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - among them Bill Gates, Al Gore and U2 frontman Bono ...


    By Associated Press

  • Preparing for a Price on Carbon: Lessons from 3 Companies

    New carbon pricing systems are being developed in China, Chile and other countries to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and encourage clean energy and sustainable development. This will mean new reporting requirements and regulations for an increasing number of national and multi-national companies.   To help corporate leaders prepare, we studied the experiences of three companies that ...


    By The World Bank

  • ExxonMobil probed on climate science

    ExxonMobil is being investigated by New York state over whether it lied to the public about the risks of climate change, the oil giant said Thursday. Ken Cohen, a vice president for public affairs at ExxonMobil, described the demand for documents as a "broad subpoena" and said the company was still reviewing how to respond to it. A person familiar with the New York prosecutor's thinking said ...

  • Walmart rebukes FTC attempt to standardize carbon offsets

    The Federal Trade Commission publishes a green guide to ensure that companies don’t market their products with inaccurate environmental claims. It recently sought to update the guide with some clarifications on carbon offsets. As loyal Triple Pundit readers will know, I am an unabashed fan of increased regulation in the carbon offset sphere. To my mind increased regulation is a win-win for ...

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