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  • Published: Dec 27th, 2008
  • Category: Asia
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India too may have to reduce carbon emissions

| Sourced From DNA |

While the global recession has brought down the prices of carbon credits, the United Nations climate change summit in Poznan (Poland) recently discussed the future of the Kyoto Protocol.

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Our task now is to recognise low-carbon opportunities

| Sourced From Wales Online |

IT was easy to miss amid the turmoil of the global economic crisis, but last month EU leaders sat down to thrash out an agreement on climate change. And overall it seems to be a good one.

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Green IT: Reducing your Carbon Footprint with Citrix

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The war on carbon

| Sourced From The Times |

At the last full-scale United Nations conference on global warming, in Bali, the man in charge broke down and wept. American opposition to mandatory carbon cuts had been implacable. Canada and Japan had joined the US in demanding cuts from the big developing economies before promising any themselves. Then China accused Yvo de Boer, head of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, of a minor breach of protocol. After two weeks of trying and failing to save the world, it was the last straw. He had to be escorted from the building.

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TransCanada joins TransAlta carbon capture project

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 18 (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) is joining power generator TransAlta Corp TA.TO in a major Alberta carbon capture and storage proposal to provide expertise in pipelines to the project, TransAlta said on Thursday.

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  • Published: Dec 27th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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Obama could consider a rise in petrol and carbon taxes

| Sourced From Financial Times |

Sir, Ed Crooks timely article

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Rethinking Your Christmass Carbon Footprint

| Sourced From Eco Worldly |

I was prompted to post on this by an evening drive I took with my family to Lawley Street (-25.780785

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Koalas in danger of extinction as rising carbon levels poison eucalyptus trees

| Sourced From Telegraph.Co.UK |

A government scientist has warned that climate change, and specifically the rising levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is pushing up toxins and lowering nutrients in eucalyptus leaves.

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The Role of Forest Carbon in Emerging Ecomarkets Will be Significant

| Sourced From Environmental Expert |
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Forest carbon will play a significant role in emerging environmental markets designed to address climate change, despite the reluctance of some countries to accept forest carbon offsets, predicted environmental economics expert Ricardo Bayon at a seminar for forestry professionals representing all facets of the industry.

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Baker & McKenzie Dominates Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance Market Survey

| Sourced From Law Fuel |

Baker & McKenzie has been voted Best Law Firm of the Year in three of five categories in Environmental Finance and Carbon Finances market survey of fast-growing environmental markets. The annual survey, closely watched by leading participants of the carbon, U.S. emissions, weather risk management and renewable energy certificate markets, appears in the December-January issue of both publications.

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Carbon trading – smoke and mirrors?

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  • Published: Dec 26th, 2008
  • Category: UK
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UK public buildings produce more CO2 than Kenya

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Carbon credit worries

| Sourced From Gympie Times |

THE food producers of Australia will be working with the Federal Government in the New Year to find out exactly where they stand in the nation’s emerging carbon economy.

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Green groups take on clean coal claim with new website

| Sourced From The Sydney Morning Herald |

THE war of words over “clean coal” technology has escalated with the launch of a new website by US environmentalists proclaiming: “In reality, there is no such thing as clean coal.” The site, www.thisisreality.org, is sponsored by prominent US conservation organisations, including the National Wildlife Federation, the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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Silicon Valley Companies Reduce CO2 Emissions

| Sourced From Environmental Protection |

Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), a regional collaboration of business, government, and nonprofit organizations, on Dec. 8 released a report that details how leading SSV partners, including Adobe Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, and Roche Palo Alto, have reduced their carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity and natural gas by an average of 27 percent more than twice the region as a whole.

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  • Published: Dec 26th, 2008
  • Category: UK
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United Kingdom-Carbon Emissions Tax for farmers.

| Sourced From Farming UK |

CARBON EMISSIONS.
Farmers globally are all on alert about the proposed tax for carbon emissions. The propped new tax for farting cows is going to cost the average farmer around AU$6,000 a year.

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Consumers Utilize Carbon Offset Programs

EPRI releases report on energy savings and carbon reductions enabled by smart grid

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SanFran airport to feature carbon offset kiosks

| Sourced From Herald Tribune |

SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco International Airport is planning to give guilt-ridden travelers a chance to offset the air pollution emitted from their plane rides.

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Chicago 2016 joins Climate Exchange

| Sourced From Chicago Business |
(Crains) Chicago 2016, the group behind the citys bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, is going green.

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  • Published: Dec 25th, 2008
  • Category: Asia
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Tabreed says district cooling cuts CO2 emissions

| Sourced From Trade Arabia |

Tabreed Bahrain said that the large scale use of district cooling systems will bring enormous environmental benefits to the Kingdom, including a significant reduction in harmful Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions

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  • Published: Dec 25th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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S.F. fliers may pay their way in carbon usage

| Sourced From Sanfransisco Chronicle |

Environmentally conscious travelers flying out of San Francisco International Airport will soon be able to assuage their guilt and minimize the impact of their air travel by buying certified carbon offsets at airport kiosks.

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Trade Show Emporium Releases Carbon Offset Numbers for 2008

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Denver, CO, December 24, 2008 –(PR.com)– Trade Show Emporium, an industry leader in trade show display manufacturing and consulting, has released its end-of-year energy numbers with Green Merchant Alliance.

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OECD sees carbon raising to USD 400 a tonne

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Press release: Tierramerica on Carbon Markets: What’s In It for the Poor?

| Sourced From Indy Media|

Climate experts meeting in Poznan, Poland, promised to create a new pot of carbon-credit gold for the rural poor as guardians of rural lands and forests. But there are many who warn that the gold will flow only to corporate interests.

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