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2014-06-02 12:23:52

HARTFORD, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Building & Industrial Systems chief sustainability officer John Mandyck today offered the following comment regarding the Obama administration's proposed carbon emission regulation: "The administration's plan to reduce carbon emissions recognizes the critical role of energy efficiency. By improving the energy efficiency of our homes and buildings, we lower consumer energy costs and carbon emissions together....

EPA Fighting Against Climate Change With New Clean Power Plan
2014-06-02 11:31:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of the Obama Administration, unveiled the Clean Power Plan, which would cut carbon emissions from exiting power plants. The move, framed as an attempt to fight climate change, would cost between $7.3 billion and $8.8 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The EPA said the plan would eventually save between $55 billion and $93 billion in pollution-related costs....

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...


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