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2009-04-06 14:07:00

California Must Amend New Fuel Standard To Reflect True Costs of Oil SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a leading national advocate for advanced biofuels released a new study showing that the production and use of a gallon of oil releases more climate change emissions than previously believed.

2009-04-01 11:00:00

Kaiser Permanente's Climate Footprint Efforts are Rewarded for Third Consecutive Year OAKLAND, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has been named a "Climate Action Leader" for voluntarily calculating, verifying and publicly reporting its greenhouse gas emissions under the California Climate Action Registry.

2009-03-24 13:19:52

An U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finding on the dangers of global warming could force a change in national policy, environmental groups said. The conclusion that greenhouse gas emissions are dangerous was sent to the White House on Friday, The Washington Post reported.

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2009-03-24 13:50:00

In a draft proposal sent to the White House on Friday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency said greenhouse gas emissions pose a significant threat to public health and welfare.

2009-03-24 10:42:00

Retired Members of the Armed Forces, the Intelligence Community and Pres. Reagan's NSA Advisor Bud McFarlane Petition Gov.

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2009-03-21 16:30:00

Many US states plan to proceed with their own global warming emission control programs until the White House and Congress pass a credible federal market mechanism such as "cap-and-trade" to meet President Obama's targets for greenhouse gas cuts.

2009-03-11 14:03:00

ZURICH, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects.

2009-03-10 12:59:44

The Swedish government has proposed new rules on vehicle emissions that includes linking a tax to vehicle emissions. It should be expensive to drive with fossil fuels, Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren said at a press conference, The Local reported Tuesday. Green party spokeswoman Karin Svensson Smith was skeptical of the proposals she termed far too weak, and a Swedish farming group was outraged by a proposal to raise diesel fuel taxes four cents per liter, the Local said. The Federation...

2009-03-05 14:47:00

Calls on Board Members to Reject Report - Says Inclusion of Indirect Land Use Change Models Could Harm More Than Help in Fight Against Carbon Emissions SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growth Energy today called on the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to reject rules developed by its staff that would impose unfair standards in calculating the carbon intensity of fuels as part of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS).

2009-03-05 11:00:00

NADA chairman says a single, national fuel economy standard is a more effective way to cut greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, John McEleney, told the Environmental Protection Agency today that complying with state-based fuel economy regulations would cause additional hardship on the nation's declining number of new car dealers with little environmental benefit. McEleney's comments came in...


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