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Green group seeks rules for carbon sinks

| Sourced From SMH.com.au |

TAX breaks for tree planting should be given to organisations that can prove they will offer other environmental benefits such as restoring degraded land and boosting the number of native plants, Australia’s largest environment group, Greening Australia, says.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
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Carbon swaps = big bucks

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Bill Townsend is a brainy, easy-speaking former Louisianan and oilman who founded a couple of companies and spent 16 years in the energy business before migrating to Utah about 20 years ago.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
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Carbon County celebrates, ponders wind future

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RAWLINS – As a hot spot in Wyoming’s fast-growing wind energy industry, Carbon County held a “Celebration of Wind” this weekend to explore the potential economic benefits and environmental considerations of an influx of wind farms.

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Carbon Advice Group Plc Launches Carbon E2 TM – Enables Companies To Actively Involve Employees In Their Climate Change Strategy

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Matthew Sullivan, Carbon Advice Group CEO, said

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Carbon copy in Ottawa

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THE HARPER government spent its first term saying Canada couldnt afford to get too far ahead of the U.S. in forcing industry to reduce carbon emissions. Now its having to admit we cant afford to be left too far behind.

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Building Carbon Momentum

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ANNE KRUGER, PRESENTER: Speaking of climate change and the Federal Government says global financial crisis or not, it remains firmly committed to the introduction of an emissions trading scheme. And there are early signs from the Obama Administration it’s taking the whole issue a little more seriously than its predecessors in Washington. If the Americans join a United Nations push for soil carbon to be recognised under the Kyoto Protocols as a greenhouse offset, it could have an enormous impact in Australia, where carbon farming is on the rise.

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Berks Carbon farmers can cash in on carbon stored in plants

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Berks County farmers are eligible to receive money for the carbon their plants store.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Panhandle Republican takes middle path in carbon rules

| Sourced From Statesman.com |

The sole rule at meetings of the carbon management caucus, organized by state Rep. Warren Chisum, is that none of the 40 or so members may talk about global warming.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
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GREEN GOVERNMENT Despite goals, towns carbon emissions increase

| Sourced From TellurideNews.com |

Three years ago, Telluride joined a national movement of green governing when it signed on to a trio of emission-reducing campaigns The Canary Initiative, The US Mayors Climate Protection Initiative and the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
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Kentucky wants to lead the way in carbon capture technology

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LEXINGTON State Rep. Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook, calls coal

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Carbon capture and storage company gets $50mn in financing

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27 April 2009 Powerspan Corp. secured more than $50 million in financing from a group of investors to deploy Powerspan’s CO2

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Viareggio SuperYachts Carbon Offsets the sea trials of Candyscape II

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Sea trials are about to begin for Candyscape II, the latest 62m vessel from Viareggio SuperYachts (VSY). The superyacht has been designed to have the highest standards of environmental performance and energy efficiency, and to meet the exacting standards of the RINA Green Star class notation.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2009
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UK says no to coal power stations without carbon capture and storage

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UK Energy and Climate Change Minister Ed Miliband is calling for the Government to adopt proposals that would say no to any new coal-fired power stations without carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.

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Scotland to take lead in ‘carbon capture’

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Scotland could take the lead in pioneering “carbon capture” energy projects, First Minister Alex Salmond has said.

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New Zealand-Carbon enmissions from livestock

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NEW ZEALAND-CARBON EMISSIONS FROM CATTLE.
FARMERS and livestock owners are joining together to fight against the inclusion of livestock agricultural emissions in any emission trading scheme.

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Reveal carbon risks, oil firms told

| Sourced From Guardian.co.uk |

Oil giants involved in the exploitation of tar sand fields face calls this week to disclose future carbon liabilities. Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) and environmental charity WWF-UK are launching a campaign for a legal requirement for companies including Shell and BP to include this information in financial reporting.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2009
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DHL introduces industry-first carbon neutral shipping service in Sri Lanka

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DHL, the world’s leading express and logistics company, recently announced the launch of its carbon neutral shipping service DHL GOGREEN EXPRESS in Sri Lanka, a press release said.

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Qatar Airways and IATA in global initiative to offset carbon emissions

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Qatar Airways has signed an agreement with aviation industry body IATA to spearhead a global carbon offset trading scheme designed to help fund global environmental projects.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2009
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‘Green initiative’ by Charles will cost

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Prince Charles is being accused of hypocrisy after it was revealed that he is chartering a luxury private jet for a five-day tour of Europe to promote environmental issues.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2009
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CO2 Emission Cuts Would Save Arctic Ice and Reduce Sea-level Rise

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Yet again, rent-seeking “scientists” bidding for wealth, power, and glory at taxpayers’ expense have used computer games divorced from observed reality as the basis for making absurd, extravagant, scientifically-baseless, and now rather tired and shop-worn predictions that climatic doom will ensue unless the world shuts down two-thirds of its economic activity.

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Coal’s push for carbon storage an impossible dream

| Sourced From Business.TheAge.com.au |

KEVIN Rudd should meet Graham Brown before he decides to spend billions of dollars on carbon capture and storage (CCS). A coalminer for more than 20 years, Brown retired in 2007 and is happy to call a spade a bloody shovel.

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Carbon storage could save Latrobe Valley jobs: clean coal chief

| Sourced From Business.TheAge.com.au |

THE inaugural head of Clean Coal Victoria believes carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology is a viable proposition that could prevent the loss of hundreds of jobs in the coal sector.

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  • Published: Apr 27th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Trees are the cheap and clean way forward for carbon capture and storage

| Sourced From TimesOnline.co.uk |

Sir, The cheapest and cleanest way for carbon capture and storage (report, analysis, April 24) is by means of photosynthesis. Forests can sequester about 20 tonnes of carbon per hectare from atmospheric carbon dioxide each year in a temperate climate and convert this into timber.

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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2009
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Britain outlines green investment plans for low-carbon recovery

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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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California’s low-carbon fuel standard has oil companies anxious

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