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2009-03-12 11:42:00

Bill could fund transit, passenger and freight rail, and smart highway operations WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised a bipartisan group of lawmakers today for introducing legislation to ensure that future state and metropolitan area transportation plans protect the climate and enhance energy security.

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2009-02-26 11:15:36

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the government will invest A$26.8 million ($17.4 million US) to support research that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.

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2009-02-04 06:15:00

Although Congress is fighting through a massive economic stimulus bill on Capitol Hill, the Senate's top environmental lawmaker said climate change legislation is not far off and could happen within weeks, not months.

2009-01-28 16:27:00

The European Union is calling on developed nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2020, officials said Wednesday. The EU is asking all but the poorest developing countries to limit growth in their collective emissions, the EU Observer reported Wednesday. The European Commission proposal includes plans to create a carbon market with wealthy nations by 2015.

2009-01-22 11:31:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brattle Group has assessed the likely extent and potential impact of CO2 price volatility on carbon abatement investments and recommends strategies to reduce volatility to protect consumers and investors.

2009-01-15 08:30:00

Climate Task Force supports carbon tax as best policy to reduce nation's greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Dr. Robert J. Shapiro, U.S. Climate Task Force (CTF) co-founder and former economic advisor to President Bill Clinton, along with Dr.

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2009-01-06 09:35:00

A new way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and tackle climate change had been unveiled by leading economists.

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2008-12-17 13:33:46

The European Union on Wednesday agreed to a package of bills to enable EU governments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20 percent by 2020.

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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.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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