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Optimism, Warnings Ahead Of Next Week’s UN Climate Talks
2011-11-23 06:03:56

The Obama administration expressed optimism on Tuesday about next week´s U.N. climate discussions in Durban, South Africa, but stopped short of raising hopes a binding commitment on greenhouse gas emissions could be reached. Experts say the contentious 2009 Copenhagen summit has cast a shadow over the upcoming Durban meetings (COP17), and could result in a potential breakup of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, the only agreement setting legal curbs on greenhouse gas emissions. Supporters of...

2011-11-15 06:35:04

Research from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex calls for a major shake-up of carbon markets A panel of experts will meet ahead of the Durban climate summit to discuss a new report from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex which calls for an overhaul of how markets in carbon emissions are governed. Environmental, economic and development experts will debate whether the commitment to carbon markets is the right approach to tackle climate change at...

2011-08-18 22:25:08

Fluorinated hydrocarbons are potent greenhouse gases, emission of which must be reduced under the Kyoto Protocol. If you rely on the official reports of the participating countries, the output of trifluoromethane (HFC-23) in Western Europe is indeed significantly decreasing. However, pollutant measurements carried out by Empa now reveal that several countries under-report their emissions. For instance, Italy emits 10 to 20 times more HFC-23 than it officially reports. International agreements...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Sphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), announces today that it has signed in July an agreement with Beijing Clinci Energy and Environment Technology Co. Ltd., an experienced Chinese company ("Clinci") with a proven technology to convert biomass to energy, to jointly implement 14 animal waste-to-energy projects in China. These 14 projects have the potential to support over 70 megawatts capacity of...

2011-07-12 07:32:00

CO(2) Solution's Technology, Patented in Australia, is Positioned to Help Australian Industries Meet New Emission Reduction Targets TSX-V: CST Outstanding shares: 60,286,136 QUEBEC CITY, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solution Inc. announced today that it commends the announcement made yesterday by the Prime Minister of Australia to impose a price on carbon dioxide (CO(2)) pollution and implement a carbon trading system. CO(2) Solution believes its breakthrough carbon...


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