Carbon Emissions

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Climate change is a rising economic peril

Good economic decisions require good data. And to get good data, we must account for all relevant variables. But we're not doing this when it comes to climate change - and that means we're making decisions based on a flawed picture of future risks. While ... [Published Charleston Post and Courier - 3 mins ago]
First reported 13 mins ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 1 reports

Green energy back on the menu for UK businesses, as long as it helps cuts costs

According to a survey, businesses are once again ready to "go green".New research published by V1 reveals that a staggering 98 per cent of senior UK executives recognise the key role that clean energy is set to play in future business. Of these, 51 per ... [Published ITProPortal.com - 13 mins ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

Commission energy target represents 'serious missed opportunity'

The European commission’s failure to propose a more ambitious and legally binding target to reduce energy demand represents a serious missed opportunity. It will increase the risks that EU member states face from dependence on imported fossil fuels and ... [Published TheParliament.com - 48 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

EPA hearings to bring coal debate to Pittsburgh streets

Hundreds of people will get a chance to tell federal officials in Pittsburgh what they think about new anti-pollution rules for power plants during hearings on Thursday and Friday.Some aren't waiting.“Because this is one of the few hearings in our region ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Australia Just Approved a Coal Mine That Will Emit More Greenhouse Gases Than 52 Nations

For a small country, Australia is having a big impact on climate change . And not necessarily in a good way.For instance, the Australian environment minister on Monday approved the construction of one of the world’s largest coal mines . How big? The annual ... [Published TakePart - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Chief regulator of Alabama utilities asks consumers to pray to God to block EPA plan to lower carbon emissions

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Alabama's coal industry will lose jobs and consumers will see their utility bills increase should the EPA implement proposed regulations on coal-fired power plants, Alabama regulators said at a press conference in which they invoked ... [Published Birmingham News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Oil-guzzling transportation: A cause and soon-to-be a casualty of climate change, report warns

14:08 EDTOriginally published at Climate CentralThe transportation sector is a major contributor to climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions, and, worldwide, it’s also one of the most vulnerable sectors to the effects of climate change, according to ... [Published Raw Story - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Can green buildings command a premium in order to meet carbon emission targets?

Commercial challengeThe research highlights that commercial property is lagging behind the residential sector and presents the greater challenge as it is fragmented. There are currently 1.4 million commercial properties in the UK to deal with.Nearly 80% ... [Published Building Talk - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

London City Airport Successfully Reduces Carbon Emissions

London City Airport has been recognised for its increasing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by Airport Carbon Accreditation, an initiative of ACI (Airports Council International) Europe.CY has been awarded Level 2 accreditation, reflecting ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

SEMO cutting carbon emissions

Southeast Missouri State University is cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuels, the primary driving force behind global climate change.The University recently replaced the large, inefficient, aging coal-fired boilers in the power plant ... [Published Park Hills Daily Journal - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Food Logistics Magazine Awards Insight

Insight reported winning a 2014 Top Green Provider Award from Food Logistics magazine for the second year in a row. In a release, the Company noted Insight was chosen for helping companies lower their carbon emissions and energy usage."Strategic supply ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon emission level can be reversed, says study

CHENNAI: A new study by the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) has revealed that the spiralling carbon footprint of the country can be decelerated and even made to take a U-turn to reach lower emission levels that were seen a decade ago.As per ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 28 2014]

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"We need energy strategies that can improve energy security, reduce fuel poverty and household energy bills and at the same time protect the global climate"
"This mega mine and its associated infrastructure will impact a total of 60 threatened species, require over 3 million tonnes of sea floor to be dredged from inside the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area, and produce over 130 mega tonnes of carbon emissions each year" Pearson said
"Our launch day for the cohort was a really exciting event – a group of fantastic social ventures coming together and making plans to scale over the year ahead. Brooks Newmark’s visit underlines the significance of social entrepreneurs and the contributions they can make to both our society and our economy."

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Climate change is a rising economic peril [Published Charleston Post and Courier - 3 mins ago]
Green energy back on the menu for UK businesses... [Published ITProPortal.com - 13 mins ago]
EU airports to reduce CO2 emissions by 20pc wit... [Published Silicon Republic - 18 mins ago]
Hydrogen fuel production may need to be cleaner [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - 44 mins ago]
Renewable energy makes up the majority of new p... [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - 45 mins ago]
German government supports new hydrogen fuel ce... [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - 45 mins ago]
Mulugeta: Iowa’s future in autonomous cars [Published Daily Iowan - 46 mins ago]
Commission energy target represents 'serious mi... [Published TheParliament.com - 48 mins ago]
Let me google that for you, Minister: Greenpeac... [Published Noodls - 59 mins ago]
Tanzania: Effects of Climate Change Features Hi... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
Minister for Civil Society joins cohorts for fi... [Published Cambridge Network - 1 hour ago]
Citizen-funded solar system installed at SA com... [Published Renew Economy - 1 hour ago]
Atradius Gas Market Outlook - Regional Gas Pric... [Published SearchBug - 1 hour ago]
TASC: New finding reveals Xcel Energy's flip fl... [Published Solarserver - 1 hour ago]
ITRI Wins 2014 R&D 100 Awards for 7th Consecuti... [Published CENS.com - 1 hour ago]
Public relations war begins as emissions hearin... [Published Beaver County Times - 1 hour ago]
WhiteWave Foods Issues Its First Sustainability... [Published Triple Pundit - 1 hour ago]
Australia approves Adani group’s $16-billion Qu... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
SA to study Brazil's transport system [Published East Coast Radio - 2 hours ago]
Quarterly activities and cashflow report – 30 J... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
My view: A global warming solution to grow the ... [Published Deseret Morning News - 2 hours ago]
EPA to get earful from climate rule friends, fo... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
EU Testing Software to Cut Airports' Emissions,... [Published Environmental Protection Online - 2 hours ago]
EPA to Get an Earful on Clean Air [Published Public News Service - 2 hours ago]
Galilee coalmine 'carbon bomb' fears [Published Stock Journal Australia - 2 hours ago]
Japan, Mexico sign carbon trade deal [Published The News International - 3 hours ago]
Beyond the Border: Governor Brown Focusing on C... [Published Fox40 KTXL - 3 hours ago]
Korean companies to pay $2.2 bil. in emission p... [Published Arirang - 3 hours ago]
Diesel drivers to be penalised in drive to cut ... [Published Telegraph - 4 hours ago]
Slower economic growth results in less air poll... [Published Ecns.cn - 4 hours ago]
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US Coal Exports Have Erased All The CO2 Savings... [Published Blue Marble Feed | Mother Jones - 11 hours ago]
The domestic fracking boom has been widely celebrated as a godsend in the fight against climate change. In 2007, cheap natural gas began replacing dirtier coal as the fuel of choice in US power plants. By 2012, the switchover was annually saving an estimated ...
Selifies and Civilization: two youths blog abou... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - 12 hours ago]
Pamela Rivera, Latino Engagement Associate / Program Assistant, Washington, D.C. Guest blog by Maya Ward and Nick Bruce. Maya is an intern with Voces Verdes, she blends her love of Hispanic language and culture with the development of environmental ...
Fossil Fuel-Funded Groups Organizing Public Ral... [Published Think Progress - 12 hours ago]
CREDIT: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite Starting Tuesday, anyone who objects to new proposed federal regulations to cut carbon emissions from power plants can make their complaints public — and opponents of the rules are lining up to take a shot. The ...
Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Mee... [Published Think Progress - 15 hours ago]
After maintaining a low profile for decades, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) received widespread exposure in recent years for backing Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, a substantial part of the national discussion following ...
Turbines and targets: the UK wind energy landscape [Published Wind Energy Update - 15 hours ago]
Précis: Wind energy looks set to play a key role in Britain’s energy future. But as the UK tops the Ernst & Young list of most attractive markets for offshore wind, is enough being done to meet carbon emissions reduction targets and fill the gap left ...
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Threat from global warming heightened in latest... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 31 2014]
'Eco' coal pellets to help Poland cut emissions [Published Reuters Video: Business - Mar 06 2014]
'Eco' coal pellets to help Poland cut emissions [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Mar 06 2014]
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ANS Encourages States to Utilize Nuclear Techno... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 03 2014]
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]
Carbon Reduction Requires Big Role for Nuclear ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 02 2014]
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