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  • MEPs give first reactions to climate change and energy package

    MEPs broadly supported the wide-ranging and ambitious proposals launched by the Commission to tackle climate saying they represented an economic opportunity for the EU at a special EP plenary session in Brussels. However, some MEPs raised concerns on the initial Commission target for biofuels and expressed fears that jobs may be exported to parts of the world with no binding targets for carbon ...


    By European Parliament

  • Climate action in a distracted world

    Thanks very much Bernice, and thanks to Chatham House for hosting this event. There are few think tanks that are global in both outlook and recognition. This is one of them. So I’m very pleased to be here to talk about a subject of global importance. When I first got interested in the green agenda – as an idealistic student – climate change was just crossing over into the public ...

  • Edward Davey speech: Ambitious and Flexible - Europe’s 2030 Framework for Emissions Reduction

    The Secretary of State sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030. Originally given at Residence Palace, Brussels. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction I’m grateful to you - the CBI and the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate ...

  • Air Filtration for Museums - Why Air Quality in Museums is a Big Deal

    When you enter a museum, you often feel as if you’ve entered a different world, but unfortunately the air quality in museums is not always at a good level for human health and for the preservation of priceless artifacts. But there are several reasons why the indoor air quality in a museum is not just a matter of proper ventilation, because when other air quality control factors are not ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Major industries link with green groups in search of quick fix for global warming

    In response to a relentless stream of bad news about global warming, a cluster of major industries has formed a loose partnership with big environmental groups, prestigious universities, philanthropic foundations, and the U.S. federal government - all promoting a technical quick-fix for global warming called carbon sequestration. Carbon sequestration is a plan to capture and bury as much as 10 ...

  • The economics of climate change: Speech by Chris Huhne

    THE ECONOMICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE by Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP (29 June 2011 to the Corporate Leaders’ Group, London) Thanks very much. I’m particularly delighted to be here among a group of people so responsible for seeing and delivering our future prosperity.   Today, I want to set out three key arguments about the economics of climate change that I believe must be crucial to our ...

  • Speech: The Myths and realities of shale gas exploration

    Speech by Edward Davey, Secretary of State, for Energy and Climate Change on shale gas exploration. Originally given at The Royal Society, London. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Introduction It’s an honour to be here at the Royal Society today. For over 350 years, the Society has served the common good. Your ...

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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