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  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Emissions Trading: 2014 Data Shows Emissions Reduction

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by about 4.5% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. European Commissioner responsible for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with Bahrain’s gulf petrochemical industries

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • US announces $38.5bn loan guarantee solicitations for emission reduction projects

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced plans to issue loan guarantee solicitations in two stages this summer for up to $38.5 billion for projects that employ advanced technologies that avoid, reduce or sequester emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases.  This will mark the second and third rounds of solicitations for DOE’s Loan Guarantee program, which encourages the ...

  • Cheap CO2 emission reduction technology

    Climate Cleanups 'Black Box Device' is simply and easily fitted to the existing car exhaust pipe. No modifications of any component are required. Recent testing on a VW Golf 1400cc displayed a CO2 emission result of 80%. Climate Cleanups 'Black Box Device' is simply and easily fitted to the existing car exhaust pipe. No modifications of any component are required. In contrast to the ...


    By CCUP

  • Milestone project demonstrates innovative mercury emissions reduction technology

    An innovative technology that could potentially help some coal-based power generation facilities comply with anticipated new mercury emissions standards was successfully demonstrated in a recently concluded milestone project at a Michigan power plant. Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), WE Energies demonstrated ...

  • EcoSecurities’ project issued China’s first Certified Emissions Reductions

    UK, July 03, 2006: EcoSecurities, a world leader in the origination, development and trading of carbon credits, announced today that its China Nanjing Tianjinwa landfill gas to energy project has received the first tranche of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) ever issued by the Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board (CDM EB) to a project in China. The issuance of these CERs is a historic ...


    By EcoSecurities Group plc

  • Missouri `Breathe Easy` project receives $947,338 in diesel emission reduction funding

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $947,338 to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) “Breathe Easy” Project, a $1.5 million project to retrofit, repower and replace diesel engines on heavy duty vehicles across the state. MDNR will partner with St. Louis Regional Clean Cities, Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, Ozarks Center for ...

  • China and India nullify global reduction in CO2 emissions

    Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, have remained constant in 2009, as strong increases in CO2 emissions from fast-growing developing countries, such as China and India, have completely nullified CO2 emission reductions in the industrialized world. According to calculations in the report "No growth in total global CO2 emissions in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The European Investment Bank supporting emissions reduction in Russia

    The loan is the first to be extended by the EIB in Russian roubles and it be used to finance the installation of three new combined heat and power gas turbine units, which will increase electricity and heat production and bring environmental and energy efficiency performance into line with best practice. This loan reflects the European Unions prioritisation and commitment to climate change ...


    By Climate Action

  • UNDP and Fortis announce greenhouse-gas reduction projects

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Dutch-Belgian finance group Fortis have announced the first project agreements of the new MDG Carbon Facility, a joint effort to support greenhouse-gas-reducing development projects through the carbon-trading mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol. The projects, located in Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Yemen and Rwanda, aspire to use financing from carbon ...

  • New Zealand releases 2012 emissions reduction plan

    Agencies in the core public service have released their carbon emissions inventories and carbon reduction plans as the first step in New Zealand's internationally ground-breaking Carbon Neutral Public Service programme, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard announced. 'Responsibility for developing a more sustainable nation needs to be shared by everyone. That is why the Labour-led government, ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • EPA Seeks Additional Toxic Emissions Reductions

    To provide incentives for reduced air toxic emissions, EPA is proposing to amend what are known as the 'General Provisions' to its air toxics standards. The proposed amendment would encourage industrial facilities to reduce air toxics emissions so they are no longer considered a 'major source' of air pollution. Major sources have the potential to emit more than 10 tons per year of a single toxic ...

  • Canada’s 2020 emissions reduction target won’t be reached

    Canada likely will not achieve its 2020 emissions reduction target with the suite of policies and programs currently being implemented. This is the main conclusion of the 2011 analysis by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) of the latest Government of Canada Kyoto Implementation Plan, published on June 2, 2011 pursuant to the 2007 Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Masdar to pursue carbon reduction projects in Nigeria

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted future energy initiative wholly owned by the Mubadala Development Company, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) today reached agreement to identify and develop carbon emissions reduction projects in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). 'This strategic partnership reflects our commitment ...


    By MASDAR

  • Masdar and Adnoc sign framework agreement to develop carbon emission reduction projects in Abu Dhabi

    Masdar and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed today a framework agreement to develop a series of ground-breaking projects to reduce carbon emissions from Abu Dhabi’s oil and gas facilities and monetize the emission reduction under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). Masdar is driven by the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (ADFEC), a wholly owned company of the ...


    By MASDAR

  • Mississippi River push boat project receives $494,978 diesel emissions reductions grant

    Anyone along the Mississippi River will see the steady-moving push boats moving along America’s inland waterways, carrying commodities from as far north as St. Paul, Minn., to ports as far south as New Orleans, La. Push boats run 24 hours a day, seven days a week moving goods to markets at inland ports along the river. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $494,978 ...

  • US EPA offers US$3.6m in grants for innovative diesel emissions reduction projects

    The US Environmental Protection Agency-Region 4, as part of the Southeast Diesel Collaborative, this week announced the availability of approximately US$3.6 Million in grants to fund projects within the Southeast to demonstrate effective emission control technologies and strategies, methods or approaches to reducing diesel emissions. EPA expects to fund between five and ten grants ranging from ...

  • Department of Energy Announces 22 New Projects to Enable Emissions Reductions and Improve Energy Efficiency

    The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 22 innovative new projects aimed at detecting and measuring methane emissions and developing localized thermal management systems that reduce the energy needed to heat and cool buildings. The projects are funded through ARPA-E’s two newest programs: Methane Observation ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Event in waterloo, Iowa, to demonstrate railroad diesel emission reduction project funded by federal recovery act (IA)

    News media representatives and the public are invited to attend a July 21 event in Waterloo, Iowa, at which the Iowa Northern Railway Company will demonstrate the operation of a newly converted railroad “slug,” an energy-saving and diesel emission-reducing locomotive accessory. The Iowa Northern Railway Company, based in Cedar Rapids, was awarded $303,800 in funding last year from the ...

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