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2014-06-02 08:24:42

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed guidelines under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, set to be released today, The Brattle Group has released a compendium of prior studies examining the effects of a potential carbon emissions rulemaking. These studies cover a range of possible rulemaking options pertaining to carbon emissions in a wide variety of power markets across the United States. Many features...

2014-05-29 23:17:51

Carbon Trade Exchange appoints Grail Partners as an affiliate and advisor in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX) is quickly expanding into the US, with the appointment of Donald H. Putnam, Managing Partner and Founder of Grail Partners, as an Affiliate and Advisor. Don’s addition to CTX as an Advisor will draw upon his many years of experience in strategic, financial and technical insights in the investment industry from around the globe. “We feel...

2014-05-29 23:07:48

Forest carbon markets are constrained by estimation and invalidation risk. PEM Inc. introduces forest carbon products through a "Regulation A" public offering that promotes land conservation and sustainable land management tied to direct carbon measurements and project performance, the offering is open to the investing public, reports Planetary Emissions Management Inc. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Carbon sequestration by forests across the planet is universally recognized as...

2014-05-29 16:22:11

Many Key States Will Benefit From Climate Action: AR, CO, FL, IA, IL, MI, MO, MN, NC, NV, OH, PA, and VA. WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants can save American households and business customers $37.4 billion on their electric bills in 2020 while creating more than 274,000 jobs, a Natural Resources Defense Council analysis shows. Those are among the tangible potential benefits of the anticipated limits on carbon...

2014-05-29 12:23:40

BOYERTOWN, Pa., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo Corporation (ClimeCo) has entered into an agreement with one of California's largest state utilities, Southern California Edison (SCE), to transact greenhouse gas (GHG) offset credits to satisfy the utility's compliance obligations under the California Air Resources Board's (ARB's) Cap-and-Trade Regulations. The agreement is the result of a Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit Request for Offers (GHG RFO) publicly issued by SCE on January...

2014-05-29 12:23:26

66% Believe Power System Modernization is a Good Idea, with 74% in Support of Cutting Back Old Power Plants Through Greater Energy Efficiency and 58% Favoring the Use of Lower Emission Power Sources Even If It Costs More Money WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) readies its draft guideline for greenhouse gas emissions from the electric power sector under the Clean Air Act, a new survey shows that Americans...

2014-05-29 12:23:25

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, President Obama is expected to announce Clean Air Act regulation that will cut carbon pollution from the nation's existing power plants. In two studies scheduled for release in June, Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) shows that the President's plans should pose little risk for the U.S. economy or energy system, and actually may present significant opportunities. Using a model that assumes coal-fired power plants...

2014-05-27 23:03:13

Beyond 2015: An Innovation-Based Framework for Global Climate Policy, a report by the Center for Clean Energy Innovation (CCEI), proposes a fundamentally new international energy innovation policy framework designed to decarbonize the global energy market by making clean energy cheaper than fossil fuels without subsidies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The world faces two often contradictory energy challenges: mitigating global climate change and expanding affordable energy access in...

2014-05-21 16:20:40

Low Carbon Fuel Standard, cap-and trade-program cutting transportation pollution statewide SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report, Driving California Forward from Environmental Defense Fund and the American Lung Association in California, provides a comprehensive health and economic benefit analysis of California's fuels policies within the voter-supported landmark climate law, AB 32. The report finds that the state's Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and...

2014-05-19 16:21:42

Joe Nipper, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Communications, American Public Power Association & Cliff Hamal, Managing Director, Navigant Economics WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the climate change debate rages on, the role of the electricity markets is often forgotten. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced more effectively if there are appropriate incentives and well-functioning markets. This is explained in our recent white paper,...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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