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2008-12-15 12:13:46

Australia drew scrutiny on Monday following an announcement that it would cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 5 to 15 percent by 2020.

2008-09-11 00:00:22

By Joe Napsha Pennsylvania could gain about 86,000 jobs by investing in clean energy technologies, according to a report released Tuesday by a coalition of labor and environmental groups.

2008-07-09 06:00:14

By Paul Wiseman RUSUTSU, Japan -- The world's richest countries agreed Tuesday to support a 50% reduction in worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 -- but environmentalists and developing countries denounced the move as a mushy compromise that would do little to stop global warming.

2008-06-25 12:00:00

By THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says industry spending on greenhouse gas reduction dropped to $955 million in 2004 from $1.3 billion in 2002.

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2008-06-04 12:02:09

A Japanese newspaper announced that Japan's prime minister will call for a study on how to introduce an emissions trading scheme. This comes ahead of a G8 summit meeting scheduled in July where global warming will be a key topic.

2007-06-04 10:26:20

Prime Minister John Howard ditched his long-standing opposition to a greenhouse gas reduction target for Australia with a pledge Sunday to set a national pollution limit next year.

2006-06-29 07:50:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday it will cut carbon emissions under phase two of the European Emissions Trading Scheme by nearly 3 percent from the first phase which expires next year, but admitted it will still miss its own targets.

2006-05-15 02:55:05

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in 2005 were 44 million tonnes below a quota of 1.829 billion tonnes under the European Union's carbon trading scheme, the European Commission said on Monday.

2006-05-15 02:35:00

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in 2005 were 44 million tonnes below a quota of 1.829 billion tonnes under the European Union's carbon trading scheme, the European Commission said on Monday.

2006-02-03 00:53:13

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican chairman and the top Democrat on the Senate Energy Committee released on Thursday a "white paper" on climate change issues that must be resolved before they can introduce global warming legislation.


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