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2008-12-12 13:53:21

Europe created the world's strongest contract to fight global warming Friday, after aiding several European states in paying for alterations that will penalize heavily polluters.

2008-12-10 08:00:00

Initiatives Provide Opportunity for Green Jobs, Energy Independence, Emissions Reductions WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-12-09 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An economic study released today shows a regional cap-and-trade policy would severely handicap Minnesota's economy, causing sharp increases in energy prices and reducing net employment in Minnesota by 21,000 jobs by 2015.

2008-12-08 05:00:00

Initiatives Provide Opportunity for Green Jobs, Energy Independence, Emissions Reductions WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-12-04 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT? An expert briefing discussing a phased-in, revenue-neutral national carbon tax as a policy option for addressing climate change.

2008-10-24 06:00:21

Des King, managing director and CEO of Caltex, has expressed fears that high costs for carbon emission permits would threaten the viability of the Australian oil refining industry.

2008-10-09 21:00:33

OUR OPINION When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and stemming climate change, there's really only one way to force compliance by fossil fuel-burning power plants: Hit 'em where it counts - their bank accounts.

2008-10-09 11:46:06

Carbon brokers are devising a plan in which greenhouse gas polluters in rich countries would pay tropical communities in exchange for slowing deforestation.

2008-10-01 00:10:00

Gordon Brown's much-trailed plan to get the less well off out of "fuel poverty" have now been revealed - to snorts of derision. The plan really boils down to Mr Brown ordering the energy companies to provide pounds910 million to insulate people's homes.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.