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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.

2008-09-24 03:00:26

By Tatu, Robin GOLD FROM GREEN EARTH: THE SEQUEL The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming by Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn, W. W. Norton & Co., 256 pps. An optimistic look at ways regulation and the profit motive, together, can inspire entrepreneurs and engineers to fight climate change.

2008-09-18 08:45:00

By Anthony Harrington ENERGY policy ranks high on the list of campaign issues for both US presidential candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain. The two are united in wanting to wean America off its dependence on imported oil. For McCain, typically, the emphasis is on oil security.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.