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THE UK should propose a Europe-wide freeze on coal investment for a minimum of two years to reach carbon emission targets, says a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research.
The European Union said it has reached an agreement requiring airlines arriving or leaving EU airports to buy pollution credits to offset aircraft emissions. The requirement, which is to take effect in 2012, will include non-European carriers, the International Herald Tribune said Thursday.
EU to cap airline emissions as of 2012 BRUSSELS, June 26 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) will cap airline emissions as of 2012, according to a provisional deal agreed by EU lawmakers and member states on Thursday.
The proliferation of coal-burning power plants around the world may pose "the single greatest challenge" to averting dangerous climate change, an international panel of scientists reported Monday.
Utah joined five other states and British Columbia on Monday in a pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, although details on how they will do it are incomplete.
Issuing every citizen with an electronic card to encourage them to reduce energy use is one of the most radical ideas for curbing reliance on fossil fuels, widely blamed for global warming.
By Wendy Lim and Emma Graham-Harrison HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Hong Kong and the neighboring manufacturing hub of Guangdong plan to launch an emissions trading scheme this year as part of a drive to clear their smoggy skies, a top official said on Wednesday.
ILLMITZ, Austria (Reuters) - Germany intends to stick with its 2008-2012 carbon dioxide emissions trading plan, despite the recent fall in carbon prices, Germany's environment minister said on Saturday.
By Leonard Anderson SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger endorsed measures on Tuesday to reduce industrial emissions of greenhouse gases but stopped short of calling for a hard cap on emissions, saying the state needs more time to decide if a cap should be imposed.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to endorse a cap on emissions of greenhouse gases and a market-based system of incentives to help industries cut emissions, according to reports on Tuesday.
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