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2012-04-10 06:23:42

EVANSTON, Ill., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental policy has historically been driven by a demand-side mindset - attempting to limit consumption of precious fossil fuels through pollution permits, taxation, and multi-national climate change treaties. However, new research from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University suggests that actually buying coal, oil sand and other dirty fossil fuel deposits still in the ground could be a far better way to fight climate...

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2009-12-01 05:45:00

High consumption patterns and enormous volume imports have ranked Hong Kong as having the second highest carbon footprint per capita in the world, according to a recent study. A team of Norway-based scientists compared the greenhouse emissions of 73 economies and found that Hong Kong has a per capita footprint of 29 tons per year, right behind Luxembourg's 33 tons. The findings led to the city of seven million being called on to ramp up measures to reduce greenhouse emissions, reported AFP....

2009-04-23 09:39:00

Allowances, Feedstock Treatment, Fuel Switching, Competitiveness of Energy-Intensive Manufacturers Among Areas of Focus ARLINGTON, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment continued its hearing on the "American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009." Additional information is available at http://energycommerce.house.gov/ American Chemistry Council (ACC) President & CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement: "ACC...

2009-01-15 08:30:00

Climate Task Force supports carbon tax as best policy to reduce nation's greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, U.S. Climate Task Force (CTF) co-founder and former economic advisor to President Bill Clinton, along with Dr. Elaine C. Kamarck, CTF co-founder and former domestic policy advisor to Al Gore, issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Climate Action Partnership's misguided endorsement of an...