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  • Carbon capture and storage – It’s time for a reality check, say Canadian researchers

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has been hailed as a 'silver bullet' for the coal industry. According to the World Resources Institute, there is a need for CCS. But the lack of a regulatory framework governing carbon emissions is making it difficult for industry to invest in the development and implementation of major, new technologies. A similar concern has been expressed in Canada. Lack of a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chris Huhne speech to the carbon show

    It is a great pleasure to be here today for the opening of the Carbon Show, and to see such energy and enthusiasm on display. Emissions trading is an economic curiosity. It is a negative market. For the first time in human history, we are trading in consequences. That the carbon market exists – and is successful - is testament to just how far we’ve come. The US National Air ...

  • Blue Carbon Report: Healthy oceans are important

    The Blue Carbon report, compiled in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), puts some hard figures on the carbon capturing potential of the marine environment and on the impact of marine degradation on climate change. It also outlines the way markets might begin paying developing countries ...


  • Speech by the Secretary of State at the Low Carbon Investment Conference 2012

    Introduction When I think of the many visits I’ve made to Scotland in the course of my career, I think first of people I’ve worked closely with. Michael Moore, Malcolm Bruce, Charles Kennedy, Ming Campbell, Danny Alexander, Alistair Carmichael. But as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, I have even more compelling reasons to be here. With its ...

  • We can meet our low carbon energy goals

    Meeting our low carbon energy targets is a big job but the technologies exist to get the job done. Viewpoint from James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust. From the ongoing squabbling over energy you might think that meeting our energy targets was impossible. It's certainly a big job. And we have been slow to get things going as Ofgem's recent analysis of UK energy supply has made clear. But the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Dirtiest 30 Power Plants Spew 10 Percent of Europe`s Carbon

    BRUSSELS, Belgium (ENS) - The 30 dirtiest power stations in Europe were responsible for 10 percent of all European Union emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in 2006, finds a new analysis issued Thursday by the global conservation group WWF. The title of dirtiest power stations goes to Greece's Agios Dimitrios and Kardia, owned by DEH, the Public Power Corporation ...

  • Cutting edge low carbon energy projects get £5 million funding boost

    Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage - such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations - have the chance to bid for an extra £5 million of funding in the fourth round of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs’ Fund (EEF). Today also sees 19 projects being awarded a share of the £9 ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Cutting edge low carbon energy projects get £5 million funding boost

    Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage - such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations - have the chance to bid for an extra £5 million of funding in the fourth round of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs’ Fund (EEF). Today also sees 19 projects being awarded a share of the £9 ...

  • E.ON Climate & Renewables signs its first carbon sourcing partnership in China with Dongjiang Environmental

    E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) and Dongjiang Environmental have entered a partnership on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in China. In this partnership, Dongjiang Environmental will install and operate methane recovery systems on landfill sites, while EC&R will purchase the resulting carbon credits (CER) and offer access to technical expertise in landfill gas capture and ...


    By E.ON AG

  • The role of energy innovation in helping the UK to meet its low carbon and energy security goals

    Thank you Paul. Innovation is absolutely crucial to achieve this Coalition Government’s energy goals. But innovation isn’t just at the heart of my department’s agenda. Driving innovation throughout the UK economy is at the very heart of the Coalition’s Long Term Economic Plan. The UK has many strength’s in this area and we are delivering some very exciting ...

  • Microsoft taxes itself - will it be enough to drive change?

    This week, Microsoft is announcing an unusual initiative that it hopes will change how the company operates: an internal fee on carbon. Starting July 1st - the beginning of the company's fiscal year 2013 - the software giant will charge all of its 100-plus global offices and datacenters a fee for every ton of carbon they produce (mostly from plugging into the electric grid, so-called "indirect" ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • MSA Develops Industrial Hard Hat Made from Sugarcane

    Pittsburgh-based safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) is the largest producer of industrial hard hats in North America and other regions of the world.  But that dominance hasn't diminished the company's appetite to innovate and find ways to improve a relatively common product worn every day by construction ...

  • Now comes the hard part

    President-elect Barack Obama’s job jar for his first day in office after the January 20th Inauguration will be rather daunting: 'Deal with the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression; End money-sucking and clearly unwinnable wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Restore international confidence in the American economy; Create 5 million new green jobs; Clean up the environment; Deal with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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