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2010-05-26 13:55:00

GREEN BROOK, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Larsen campaign has released a short animation on Leonard Lance's vote for the Cap and Trade Bill and its disastrous consequences for the citizens of New Jersey. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53835LOGO) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100310/DC68359) Available on the campaign website (http://davidlarsenforcongress.com/index.php/cap_and_trade_in_congressional_district_7), the animation...

2010-03-01 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Council for Affordable and Reliable Energy (ACARE) posted four billboards reminding voters that while Congressman Russ Carnahan (D-MO) voted yes on Cap and Trade, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has not. It is ACARE's goal to defeat Cap and Trade because increased energy costs will be a burden to American families, drive American jobs to China, India and Mexico and grant massive subsidies to select energy interests. Cap...

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2010-01-18 17:03:58

The chances of passing meaningful legislation dealing with the issue of global climate change are slim amid the current U.S. economic downturn and looming midterm congressional elections, experts say. Last month's U.N. climate change summit in Denmark concluded with a final, non-binding agreement to limit warming to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (two degrees Celsius).  But the agreement has been widely criticized for its failure to require nations to implement firm reductions in greenhouse...

2009-12-17 07:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The aerospace and defense industry has undertaken a slew of green initiatives to create a blueprint for sustainable development. Regulations from the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and other agencies have provided a boost to emission abatement efforts. The IATA has rolled out the four-pillar strategy that lays down the guidelines for the implementation of green measures to ratchet down fuel consumption and emissions....

2009-12-01 12:30:00

New survey suggests current Senate climate bill is at odds with voters' views WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Climate Task Force (CTF) and Future 500 released the results of a new survey by Hart Research, which reveals that three out of four Americans favor legislation to significantly cut carbon emissions -- contradicting reports that public support had cooled. Moreover, "Energy And Climate Change Policy: A Survey among American Voters" shows that U.S. voters...

2009-11-05 10:41:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In October, the No Cap-and-Trade Coalition launched its campaign against cap-and-trade with a radio ad and new website (NoCapAndTrade.com) in Minnesota. Since its inception, the coalition has steadily added new members, including several national organizations. The group's website allows visitors to sign a petition against the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill and the UN's proposed climate treaty expected to be debated in Copenhagen this...

2009-10-28 05:31:00

LONDON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The outcome of the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference will largely dictate the success of the emerging but potentially lucrative global carbon market. Governments worldwide are actively pursuing initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The EU, for instance, wants to lower GHG emissions by 20 percent over 1990 levels by 2020, and by up to 30 percent if agreement is reached in Copenhagen later this year. (Logo:...

2009-10-07 02:01:00

BANGKOK and LAS VEGAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carbon Credits International Inc. commenced in conjunction with Carbon Reducer Industries Ltd. a new sophisticated internet sales platform under the URL: www.carbon-reducer.com. The new website www.carbon-reducer.com is designed to showcase the energy efficiency products and is the first step in what will be several advances within the Company. The Electricity power optimisation solutions are targeting the domestic/Home &...

2009-10-02 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act" introduced by Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and John Kerry (D-MA) favors corporate interests over our national interest, says the Free Enterprise Project of the National Center for Public Policy Research. The bill calls for a 20% reduction in emissions, exceeding the 17% target in the House Waxman-Markey legislation passed in May. Boxer-Kerry lacks many important details, including a disclosure...

2009-09-22 15:19:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brattle Group, a global provider of consulting and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation, announced today that Drs. Mark Sarro and Jurgen Weiss have joined the firm as principals. Drs. Sarro and Weiss have spent their consulting careers working together on the strategic planning, policy development, and financial analyses of energy markets. They bring to client engagements expertise in carbon and renewables matters to address...


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