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10th International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficient Building and Renovation

Title: 10th International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficient Building and Renovation
Location: Trade Fair Center Augsburg Am Messezentrum 5 86159 Augsburg
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Description: The RENEXPO

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24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

Title: 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
Location: Hamburg, Germany
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Description: Taking place from 21st to 25th September 2009 at the CCH – Congress Centre and International Fair in Hamburg, Germany, the 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference will be the most important international Conference in the field of Photovoltaics.

The Conference will provide an excellent platform for dialogue and information exchange across the World. The who is who of the PV solar branch will meet at Hamburg to discuss the latest developments in science and industry.

PROGRAMME

The five-day programme for the Conference will comprise:

Plenary lectures focusing on the state-of-the-art and targets of PV
Oral and poster presentations of specific research, development and demonstration projects, PV applications,
PV markets
Exhibition of PV products and services (21-24 Sept.)
Fora and workshops on present-day PV issues
Scientific tours and a social programme
The 6th EPIA European PV Industry Forum

http://www.photovoltaic-conference.com/conference0.0.html

Conference Registration :
http://www.photovoltaic-conference.com/conf_registration0.0.html?&L=0
Start Date: 2009-09-21
End Date: 2009-09-24

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Rich could add CO2 cuts to bolster climate pact

| Sourced From Stabroeknews.com |

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Oil refiner says CO2 bill to cost it $7 billion a year

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. climate bill would cost Valero, the country’s largest oil refiner, more annually than it has ever made in a year, forcing it to warn consumers at filling stations that fuel prices will rise, the company’s top government affairs official said.

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
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GPS Can Save Drivers 4 Days Per Year, Cut CO2 By 21%

| Sourced From Informationweek.com |

A new study coming from Navteq says that U.S. drivers who use GPS devices with real-time traffic updates enabled can save themselves from spending four days in the car per year. On top of that, it cuts down on CO2 omissions by a whopping 21%. Sounds like a slam dunk for any business that has vehicles.

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Britains Climate Model is a CO2 Machine

| Sourced From Blog.heritage.org |

From the department of irony, Britains weather supercomputer for predicting climate change is one of the nations largest emitters of carbon dioxide:

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ATP reduces CO2 emissions by 7.4

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  • Category: USA
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People can learn and lower carbon footprints

| Sourced From Pressofatlanticcity |

Jim O’Neill is trying to make his carbon footprint seem like a carbon tip toe.
The Northfield resident has done a number of things to make sure his house is reducing the amount of energy being used, everything from installing solar panels on his roof to replacing every light bulb in his house with compact fluorescent ones.

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FACTBOX-Industrialised nations plan 10-14 pct CO2 cuts by 2020

Aug 27 (Reuters) – Industrialised nations are planning average cuts in greenhouse gas emissions of between 10 and 14 percent below 1990 levels by 2020 as part of a new U.N. climate pact, according to a compilation of national data.

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Firms face Vat shock after carbon credit scam is smashed

| Sourced From Business.timesonline.co.uk |

A suspected scam involving the trading of carbon credits could cost businesses that unwittingly took part millions of pounds in legal fees and penalties.

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Carbon Market Expo Australasia 2009

Title: Carbon Market Expo Australasia 2009
Location: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
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Description: Australias premier Trade Fair & Conference for carbon market participants & service providers sponsored by major corporations Macquarie Bank, international law firm Baker & McKenzie and Ecofund Queensland.

Network with key domestic and international carbon market players and develop strategies to minimise costs and maximise benefits associated with emissions trading. Attracting more than 1100 delegates and 81 exhibitors from 27 countries in 2008, this year\’s event will be the place to be ahead of the 2011 introduction of Australia\’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

The full program, online registration and exhibitor details are available now at www.carbonexpo.com.au or for more information contact Liz Symmons on 07 5528 2501 or secretariat@carbonexpo.com.au.
Start Date: 2009-10-26
End Date: 2009-10-28

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Green power products offset carbon from afar

| Sourced From Media-newswire.com |

(Media-Newswire.com) – Businesses dont have to bolt solar panels to the roof and pray for sunny skies these days in order to be part of the renewable energy movement.

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Coal is still king; Carbon capture and storage technologies pushed by Western governments may or may not work, but

| Sourced From Kelowna.com |

We cant continue to use the atmosphere as a dump for carbon dioxide emissions, say governments concerned about global warming. Rather than storing this colourless, odourless, tasteless gas way up there, they reason, lets store the carbon dioxide way down here, buried under ground or in the oceans.

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ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Announces Receipt of First $750,000 Payment From $4,000,000 Sales Agreement

| Sourced From PR-canada.net |

ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ESR) the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates (“ERA”), is pleased to announce that it has received the first $750,000 USD payment specified under a previously announced Verified Emissions Reductions Sales Agreement (the “VERSA”).

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  • Published: Aug 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Murphy Oil Chair Critical Of Bill To Limit Carbon Output

| Sourced From Todaysthv.com |

The legislation is supposed to clean up our air, but oil giant Murphy Oil says it won’t make a dent.
Murphy Oil talked to Arkansans about why it is against the American Clean Energy and Security Act today.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Don’t Exhale: EPA Expected to Declare Carbon Dioxide a Dangerous Pollutant

| Sourced From Foxnews.com |

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected in the next few weeks to declare that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are pollutants, a move that would require the federal government to regulate them — even without legislation.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: India
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India expects forestry deal, extended carbon trading at global warming meet in Copenhagen

| Sourced From Thefreepress.ca |

NEW DELHI – An international climate change conference this year might produce an agreement to reward countries that excel in forestry management and an extension of a carbon credit trading scheme, India’s environment minister said Friday.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Newspaper Industry Bright Spot: Smaller Carbon Footprint

| Sourced From Industry.bnet.com |

There are not very many charts measuring the state of the U.S. newspaper industry that have trended in a positive direction the past few years, and the one above, charting newsprint consumption from 2003 onward is no exception. This data was compiled by Matalia & Co. for the Newspaper Association of America.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Carbon trading coming home to America

| Sourced From Futuresmag.com |

Patrick Birley kicks off most workdays with a brisk, life-affirming run along the Thames near the Tower of London.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Murphy Oil chairman criticizes carbon limit bill

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A bill before Congress to limit pollution linked to global warming is unlikely to produce the intended result, the chairman and former chief executive of Murphy Oil Corp. said Friday.

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Offsetters chosen by Canada’s largest carbon neutral Credit Union

| Sourced From Newswire.ca |

VANCOUVER, Aug. 28 /CNW/ – Vancity Selects Offsetters for Second Year of Carbon Offsets.
For the second year in a row,Vancity has chosen BC-based Offsetters to
support their climate strategies. With this purchase of high-quality carbon
offsets, Vancity remains carbon neutral.
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Wind credit vendor helps cut Alberta carbon emissions.

| Sourced From Canada.com |

EDMONTON – Car dealer Jeff Hodgson has been a snowmobiler for 20 years, but glaciers he once rode across have shrunk so much they can no longer be reached, and the warm-weather-loving pine beetle is destroying forests.

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UNFCCC Estimates On Climate Change Adaptation Too Low – Report

| Sourced From Nasdaq.com |

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The real cost of adaptation to climate change is likely to be at least two to three times greater than estimates made by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, leading scientists said in a report published Thursday.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Dump cap and trade, levy a carbon tax

| Sourced From Voices.kansascity.com |

New studies warn that its likely to get a lot hotter in Kansas, Missouri and other Midwestern states in the future unless greenhouse gas emissions are abruptly curbed.

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Business Carbon Cap and Trade Education and Carbon Footprint Analysis Resource by Green Supply Chain

| Sourced From PR-usa.net |

Bellwether Services is an award winning and international recognized Spend Management, Green Supply Chain, Lean Six Sigma,Spend Analysis, Environmental and Quality Audit solution consulting firm that designs and develops education tools which addresses critical corporate weakness as Carbon Cap and Trade legislation floats around the corridors of Congress in Washington, DC.

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