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  • Who killed cap-and-trade?

    Robert Stavins, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program In a recent article in the New York Times, John Broder asks 'Why did cap-and-trade die?' and responds that 'it was done in by the weak economy, the Wall Street meltdown, determined industry ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Make practical green part of your futureproof bran

    When it comes to green, virtue doesn't work. That is the sadly obvious conclusion reached by The New York Times' John Tierney a few weeks back. Ever since the Kyoto Protocol imposed restrictions on industrial countries, we've made it our objective ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cap and trade program lowers smog levels in eastern united states

    EPA released a report showing that more than 103 million Americans breathe cleaner air thanks to a cap and trade program that reduces smog-forming emission of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx). The 2008 NOx Budget Trading Program Annual Report, covering 20 eastern states and the District of Columbia, shows the summertime NOx emissions from power plants and large industrial sources were down by 62 percent ...

  • Shipping industry moves to reduce emissions

    Maritime shipping is the world's most carbon-efficient form of transporting goods and the industry has now taken steps to further improve the fuel efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of its vessels and supply chain. Three large multinational corporations, which together ship over 350 million tons of commodities annually, have agreed to charter only the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Make practical green part of your future proof brand

    When it comes to green, virtue doesn't work. That is the sadly obvious conclusion reached by The New York Times' John Tierney a few weeks back. Ever since the Kyoto Protocol imposed restrictions on industrial countries, we've made it our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Gas prices may jump from California emissions law

    California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It's now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday Californians. Starting next year, the law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will ...


    By Associated Press

  • Johnson Matthey Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) expands its presence in China

    Johnson Matthey, the global leader in air emissions control, has expanded its presence in China with a new Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) sales and marketing office in Beijing that will mainly serve the power plant industry’s growing demand for SCR catalysts. Johnson Matthey SEC’s new Beijing office is located at:The Homebest BuildingNo. 50 North West 3rd Ring RoadHaidan District, ...

  • Emissions from shipping much higher than previously reported

    The true scale of greenhouse gas emissions from shipping is almost three times higher than previously believed, according to a leaked UN study seen by the British newspaper The Guardian. According to The Guardian, the UN Report calculates that annual emissions from the world’s merchant fleet have already reached 1.12bn tonnes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Johnson Matthey to Provide SCR Systems for the John A. Noble Staten Island Ferry to Significantly Reduce NOx Emissions from its Diesel Engines

    The project is part of a long-range plan to reduce NOx and other emissions in the NYC Metropolitan Area MALVERN, PA, April 4, 2011—Johnson Matthey, the global pioneer and leader in controlling emissions from mobile and stationary sources, has been awarded a contract by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York City Department of Transportation to provide a ...

  • TVA to pay $450,000 civil penalty for clean air act violations at the widows creek fossil plant in stevenson, Ala.

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a consent agreement and final order with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) that resolves EPA's allegations that TVA has violated the Clean Air Act at the Widows Creek Power Plant in Stevenson, Ala. TVA has fully cooperated with EPA throughout the enforcement proceedings and has agreed to pay a $450,000 civil penalty to resolve the ...

  • EBRD loan to cut pollution in eastern Siberia

    A 10-year $75 million EBRD loan will finance the construction of a combined heat and power plant in the east Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk which is expected to improve energy efficiency and cut pollution by 14 percent thanks to the use of more environmentally-friendly technologies. The borrower is TGK-13, a regional generating company controlled by Russia’s largest coal producer, SUEK. The EBRD ...

  • Biofuels an important step in achieving a greener aviation industry

    Aircraft emissions, ground transportation and related travel in the airline and airports business contribute to air pollution and global warming, and carbon reduction in this area has long been an area of research. In 2008 alone, U.S. passenger and cargo airline operations required 16.1 billion gallons or approximately 382.4 million barrels of jet fuel. Commercial aviation consumes 3.0 million ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • A new stern report on climate change

    "The world faces an unprecedented challenge which requires urgent global action to sustain growth and guard against the risks of catastrophic climate change." Those are the opening words to a new report entitled Key Elements of a Global Deal on Climate Change by Sir Nicholas Stern, author of the landmark 2006 UK report on the economic costs of climate change action. Stern notes that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DECC announces UK-Poland study into shale gas potential

    A shale gas supply chain report showing huge potential economic benefits to the UK economy and measures to minimise the environmental impacts of shale gas have been announced by the Government. Shale Gas Supply Chain Shale gas could create a new onshore supply chain market for equipment, services and skills across a number of industry sectors worth up to £33 billion ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Summary of the American power act (Kerry-Lieberman)

    On May 12, 2010, Senator Kerry (D-MA) and Senator Lieberman (I-CT) released their draft legislation, the American Power Act (APA). This bill contains a comprehensive, sector-based approach to enhancing energy security, spurring the development and deployment of clean energy technologies, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The bill contains the following seven titles: domestic clean energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Intelligent solutions for air quality

    International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology presents technologies and processes for the challenges of national and international air pollution control Acid rain, the death of forests and fishes, a hole in the ozone layer in the stratosphere above the North and South Poles, and an increased risk of skin cancer, mutations, global warming and climate ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Bush administration pulls the plug on cleaner coal project

    The best way to cut down on the greenhouse gases produced by power generation is to reduce the nation's appetite for electricity. Renewable energy sources like wind power and biomass have a helpful role to play. Yet, dependable base sources will remain necessary, and coal-fired plants will probably be part of the mix for a long time. Minimizing the impact of such plants is vital. That is why it ...


  • EPA Establishes New 1-hour Standard for Sulfur Dioxide

    On June 2, 2010 the U.S. EPA established a new 1-hour primary National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for sulfur dioxide (SO2).  The new 1-hour standard was set at the level of 75 parts per billion (ppb) calculated as the three-year average of the 99th percentile of the annual distribution of daily maximum 1-hour average concentrations.  With the establishment of the new 1-hour ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • The US EPA Increases Johnson Matthey’s Verified DOC (Diesel Oxidation Catalyst) PM Reduction and Model Year Coverage to 1988-2006 for EGR and non-E

    The US EPA Increases Johnson Matthey’s Verified DOC (Diesel Oxidation Catalyst) PM Reduction and Model Year Coverage to 1988-2006 for EGR and non-EGR Engines Results from EPA Verification Mandatory In-Use Testing Requirements show that Johnson Matthey’s DCC® (Diesel Catalytic Converter) Reduces PM by as Much as 32% for Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Malvern, PA, September ...

  • Getting the facts straight about weather related disasters

    "It is misleading, and just plain incorrect, to claim that disasters associated with hurricanes, tornadoes, floods or droughts have increased on climate timescales either in the United States or globally. It is further incorrect to associate the increasing costs of disasters with the emission of greenhouse gases." Those bold statements are not the remarks of a climate skeptic. Rather, they are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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