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2005-12-15 11:22:54

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nine Northeastern U.S. states that have attempted to break with the Bush Administration and form a regional greenhouse gas market have failed to agree on how the plan would work. New York Gov. George Pataki, like Bush a Republican, founded the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) which seeks to create a carbon market similar to the European Union's carbon market that was created by the Kyoto Protocol. But late on Wednesday Massachusetts...

2005-12-08 03:01:59

By Timothy Gardner MONTREAL (Reuters) - A split emerged on Wednesday between two U.S. state governors who are developing plans with other states to reduce damaging carbon dioxide emissions. Nine states in the northeast United States are planning to launch a market in carbon emissions by 2009 that would cut global warming gases, in a break from the policy being pursued by President George W. Bush's administration. Massachusetts' Republican Governor Mitt Romney proposed rules on...

2005-12-08 03:00:00

By Timothy Gardner MONTREAL -- A split emerged on Wednesday between two U.S. state governors who are developing plans with other states to reduce damaging carbon dioxide emissions. Nine states in the northeast United States are planning to launch a market in carbon emissions by 2009 that would cut global warming gases, in a break from the policy being pursued by President George W. Bush's administration. Massachusetts' Republican Governor Mitt Romney proposed rules on Wednesday in his state...

2005-11-09 18:28:48

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cars sold or registered in New York state must cut carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2009, state officials said on Wednesday, in Republican Gov. George Pataki's latest break with the Bush Administration over steps to cut greenhouse gases. Pataki, who is considering a run for president, in May proposed the regulation to cut greenhouse gases from cars. California passed similar rules about a year ago to curb emissions most scientists believe...

2005-08-24 16:41:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nine northeastern U.S. states are working on a plan to cap and then reduce the level of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the first U.S. deal of its kind and one which would see the region breaking with President George W. Bush who refused to sign the Kyoto Protocol The move comes as California, Washington and Oregon are considering a similar pact -- a dynamic environmentalists say could pressure the federal government to adopt a national law. Bush...

2005-08-24 11:53:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Officials in nine Northeastern U.S. states have come to a preliminary agreement to cap and later reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing a confidential draft proposal. If the agreement is made final, it would be the first of its kind in the United States. The United States refused to sign the Kyoto Protocol, a greenhouse gas reduction plan that has been adopted by more than 150 other countries....

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2005-08-24 11:50:00

NEW YORK -- Officials in nine Northeastern U.S. states have come to a preliminary agreement to cap and later reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing a confidential draft proposal. If the agreement is made final, it would be the first of its kind in the United States. The United States refused to sign the Kyoto Protocol, a greenhouse gas reduction plan that has been adopted by more than 150 other countries. Connecticut, Delaware,...

2005-08-05 08:26:18

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - A plan by nine Northeastern U.S. states to create a carbon dioxide emissions market similar to Europe's should not be hindered by the decision of its main proponent, New York Gov. George Pataki, to not seek a fourth term in 2006. Pataki invited other governors in 2003 to help develop a cap-and-trade program on carbon emissions from power plants in a program called the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. He announced late last month that he would not...

2005-08-04 20:48:00

By Timothy Gardner NEW YORK (Reuters) - A plan by nine Northeastern U.S. states to create a carbon dioxide emissions market similar to Europe's should not be hindered by the decision of its main proponent, New York Gov. George Pataki, to not seek a fourth term in 2006. Pataki invited other governors in 2003 to help develop a cap-and-trade program on carbon emissions from power plants in a program called the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. He announced late last month that he would not...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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