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2014-06-30 23:02:13

Thirty-two organizations, including several well-known think tanks and advocacy organizations, are cosponsoring an event billed as “the world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics” in Las Vegas July 7–9. The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) features 60 of the world’s leading scientists and policy experts who are skeptical of man-caused global warming. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Number of Sponsors Illustrates Range and Depth of Skepticism about...

2014-06-30 12:24:01

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] has announced its latest publication on "Global Specialty Carbon Black Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018" (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2398) Specialty carbon black is obtained through high-end refining processes. Specialty carbon blacks, also known as pigment blacks, are highly pure and more crystalline form of carbon black with lower levels of sulphur,...

2014-06-28 09:37:36

UEA Governments and companies must do more to account for their impact and dependence on the natural environment - according to researchers at the University of East Anglia. New research published today in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that although some companies like Kering, a group which includes Puma and Gucci, are leading the way, more needs to be done to foster a sustainable green economy. Researchers say that while the economic value of lost natural resources can...

2014-06-27 23:01:58

Dr. S. Fred Singer, Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, and Tom Harris to Be Recognized at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Dr. S. Fred Singer, one of the world’s earliest and most credible critics of the theory that global warming is man-made and dangerous, will be recognized with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science at an international conference on global warming taking place July 7–9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. E. Calvin...

2014-06-27 12:23:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although touted by proponents as a flexible and achievable way to curb carbon emissions, recently proposed federal power plant emission standards are merely a de facto attempt transform America's energy usage away from coal, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance said today. Alliance CEO John Pippy, testifying before the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, said the standards would have a disproportionate, negative impact...

2014-06-25 23:04:43

The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. The Guidance is a voluntary consensus standard designed to supplement the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) GHG Protocol. It earned the...

2014-06-25 12:23:53

87% See Climate Change as Po­tentially Harmful to their Business, 64% Believe Govern­ment Needs to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their businesses. A majority also want the federal...

2014-06-23 16:22:12

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 82(nd) Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting yesterday, the nation's mayors renewed their longstanding commitment to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions, promoting energy independence and efficiency and developing renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Conference President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joined with other USCM leaders to sign a revised agreement that for the first time...

2014-06-23 08:23:08

CHICAGO and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Sandor, renowned financial innovator and entrepreneur, has just won the Energy Risk Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandor is one of 20 industry veterans to receive the honor, marking 20 years since the launch of Energy Risk magazine in 1994. The magazine selected individuals who have helped shape the evolution of the global commodity and energy markets. Mark Pengelly, Editor of Energy Risk, said: "With his pioneering work...

2014-06-20 12:21:35

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS [http://www.icis.com ], recently published a dedicated whitepaper putting forward a proposal for an optimised Market Stability Reserve (MSR) to structurally reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. In late January 2014 the EU Commission proposed a MSR along with the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies. The proposed legislation of the commission amends the design of the...


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