Carbon Emissions

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Name: Carbon Emissions
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

CalSTRS to funnel billions into clean-tech investments

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is more than doubling its investments in clean technology, the public pension fund announced Friday. Investments will rise from the current $1.4 billion in holdings to $3.7 billion over the next five y ... [Published Sacramento Business Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Attorney General candidates weigh in on carbon emission rules

Both major party candidates for Attorney General in Arizona said they will sue the Environmental Protection Agency over the rules if elected and if the requirements for Arizona aren't amended.Evaporated water leaves the top of the stacks of the Navajo ... [Published AZCentral.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Sanders demands carbon score for all bills

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a bill Thursday that would require the Congressional Budget Office to calculate the effect legislation would have on carbon emissions.The Carbon Pollution Transparency Act, S. 2905, would direct the CBO to calculate ... [Published The Hill - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Transforming the Electricity Portfolio

Amid an ongoing international debate on the reduction of carbon emissions, Germany and Japan are undertaking a dramatic shift in their electricity portfolios. The 2011 Japanese earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility accident ... [Published Brookings Institution - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

China approves plan to combat climate change

The Chinese central government on Friday approved a plan that maps out major climate change goals to be met by 2020.This was contained in a statement released on the website of the country’s National Development and Reform Commission.The State Council, ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Paul Krugman has good news: “Climate despair is all wrong”

In his , award-winning economist and best-selling author Paul Krugman steps a bit outside his comfort zone as a pundit — rather than castigate the hysterical inflation cult or deride the hapless GOP, he brings good news. “This just in: Saving the planet ... [Published Salon - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Shift to Mass Transit Could Have Major Economic and Climate Benefits

Expanding public transportation and infrastructure that promotes walking and biking throughout the world’s cities could save $100 trillion and cut transportation-related carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2050, according to an analysis by researchers at ... [Published CleanTechies Events - CleanTech Events and Conf ... - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Missing in action

SEP 18 -So, it is official now. Neither Chinese president Xi Jinping nor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are going to attend the climate summit UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is hosting in New York next week. Interestingly, they both will be present ... [Published Kathmandu Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

China debates how to impose carbon caps

China sees need to temper growing carbon emissions, but fierce debate swirls over the preferred method for doing so ... [Published FT.com - International economy - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

China is planning the world's largest carbon trading market —and could take the global lead on climate

A key senior Chinese official announced that the country will introduce a national carbon trading plan in 2016. If the trading program actually goes into operation, it will dwarf any similar efforts elsewhere in the world.Player utilities(This story is ... [Published Public Radio International - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

EUROPEAN ENERGY NEWS: Poland’s carbon emissions billions ‘to be spent on coal’

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald TuskBillions of euros from the sale of EU carbon credits and free emissions allowances, given in exchange for commitments to diversify Poland’s energy mix, will instead be spent on coal and cutting the country’s budget deficit, ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Arizona Holds "People's Climate March" In Support of National Event

PHOTO: Arizona residents can attend People's Climate March events on Sunday in support of the national event in New York City, which is being held just before the Climate Summit at the United Nations. Photo courtesy of People's Climate March.September ... [Published Public News Service - Sep 18 2014]

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"It's time to stop ignoring our largest global warming polluter, and start a major transition to clean power" she said
Comments Edward Ong, product marketing manager at Power Integrations:  "Once the new standards reach a mandatory phase, mains-voltage electrical equipment must carry the IEC 62368 certification. CAPZero"
"I will fight the EPA on the clean power plant rules, on the carbon emissions rules that have a devastating impact on Southern Arizona and electricity and what could happen to the cost of electricity to the rate payers."
...In other words, benefits for cutting carbon "will accrue to the coal plant because for all intents and purposes the nuclear plant has no emissions" Riedel said

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The carbon crunch: A factfile [Published Rappler - 1 hour ago]
Australia warned of ‘staggering economic costs’... [Published Australian Times - 1 hour ago]
US Power Plants World's Third Worst Polluters: ... [Published Bernama - 2 hours ago]
Power Integrations' CAPZero X-Capacitor Dischar... [Published Electronics Web - 2 hours ago]
5 Free things you can do today to help birds [Published Examiner.com - 2 hours ago]
EARTH FIRST: In the business of saving with solar [Published Central Western Daily - 3 hours ago]
Attorney General Candidates campaign in Tucson [Published KGUN 9 - 3 hours ago]
Rally around the climate this weekend [Published Packet & Times - 3 hours ago]
» Commissioners hear from mine official on powe... [Published Observer-Reporter - 4 hours ago]
How carbon cuts are measured determines winners... [Published BusinessWeek - 4 hours ago]
9/20/2014: World: American power plants worst p... [Published Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago]
Micropower's Quiet Takeover [Published Forbes.com - 5 hours ago]
US EPA extends public comment period on the Cle... [Published Lexology - 5 hours ago]
Energy Taxes Create Burden On Economy [Published Breckenridge American - 5 hours ago]
California ISO Board Chair Robert Foster to Ste... [Published Scottrade - 5 hours ago]
The Climate Science [Published Transterrestrial Musings - 5 hours ago]
People’s Climate March inspires Canadians to jo... [Published Toronto Star Online - 5 hours ago]
Missing our chance on climage change [Published Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago]
When plastic is greener than trees [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]
Leading Environmental Groups Announce Fossil Fu... [Published Common Dreams - 7 hours ago]
Keystone XL: The Last Six Years, By The Numbers [Published Common Dreams - 7 hours ago]
Rotterdam mulls joining Prince Rupert, cutting ... [Published SeaNews - 7 hours ago]
Massachusetts Promotes Electric Vehicles in Thr... [Published Huffington Post - 7 hours ago]
To Save the Planet, Don’t Plant Trees [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
Mercer County residents to join thousands in Pe... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - 8 hours ago]
TSMC opts for electric vehicles to shuttle staf... [Published Formosa Television (FTV) - 8 hours ago]
How To Achieve Optimal Hand Hygiene [VIDEO] [Published Medical Daily - 8 hours ago]
Report Show Stopping Global Warming Pays for It... [Published US News & World Report - 8 hours ago]
CalSTRS to funnel billions into clean-tech inve... [Published Sacramento Business Journal - 8 hours ago]
Recycling helps us avoid tackling climate change [Published New Internationalist - 8 hours ago]
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Next Week Is Climate Week [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 9 hours ago]
Climate Change CollageWikimedia Commons Next week is Climate Week in New York City. The happenings begin on Sunday with what promises to be a massive march demanding action to curb human-propelled global warming. On Tuesday, the United Nations ...
US EPA Carbon Rules Comment Period Extended, Bu... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 10 hours ago]
Samantha Williams, Staff Attorney, Chicago Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday that it’s extending the comment period on the Clean Power Plan for states to curb carbon emissions from our nation’s power fleet to Dec. ...
University of California votes not to divest fr... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 10 hours ago]
The University of California voted on Friday to maintain its investments in fossil fuels, frustrating a student-led effort to divest its portfolio in oil, natural gas and coal. UC is among the major college endowments have been reluctant to shake up ...
Sanders demands carbon score for all bills [Published E2-Wire - 12 hours ago]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a bill Thursday that would require the Congressional Budget Office to calculate the effect legislation would have on carbon emissions.The Carbon Pollution Transparency Act, S. 2905, would direct the CBO to... ...
Transforming the Electricity Portfolio [Published Brookings: Latest From Brookings - 13 hours ago]
Amid an ongoing international debate on the reduction of carbon emissions, Germany and Japan are undertaking a dramatic shift in their electricity portfolios. The 2011 Japanese earthquake and the subsequent Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility accident ...
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EU cleaners ban sparks rush to buy [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 01 2014]
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Zipcar Electrifies Sacramento With Addition of ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 25 2014]
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Texas Environmental Leaders Applaud Landmark Cl... [Published Financial Services - Jun 02 2014]
National Grid Supports EPA Efforts to Reduce Gr... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 02 2014]
ACORE Statement on EPA Carbon Regulations for E... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 02 2014]
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