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Press Release: NOVACEM’S CARBON NEGATIVE CEMENT NAMED AS TOP 10 EMERGING TECHNOLOGY BY MIT’S TECHNOLOGY REVIEW MAGA

Novacem, the carbon negative cement company, today announced that its cement has been included in Technology Review (http://www.technologyreview.com/) magazine’s 2010 list of the top 10 emerging technologies that will change the way we live and do business. The revolutionary innovations included in this year’s TR10 — each represented by a researcher whose vision and work lead the field — promise fundamental shifts in areas from energy to health care, computing to communications.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Think The Climate Bill a Job-Killing Carbon Tax? Read This

On Monday Once Sen. Lindsay Graham’s concerns about the priority of energy legislation can be assuaged, he, Kerry, and Lieberman will unveil their long-awaited bill to put a cap on carbon pollution and stimulate across-the-board energy production. The tripartisan trio, at the very least, deserves a standing O for their hard work and willingness to engage in good-faith give-and-take.

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Press Release: WANT TO GO CARBON NEUTRAL? ENTERGY WILL DOUBLE YOUR EFFORTS

As the world prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Entergy Corporationis announcing a new initiative that will help individuals achieve a smaller carbon footprint and reduce their impact on the environment.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
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Event: CARBON EXPO 2010: – generating momentum for effective climate protection

From 26th to 28th May 2010, Cologne will be the venue of the seventh CARBON EXPO

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Carbon in U.S. Northeast Gets Boost From Expected Climate Bill

April 23 (Bloomberg) — Carbon dioxide permits in the U.S. Northeasts cap-and-trade program rose the most since December as the planned release of a new program for a national emissions market raises interest in trading pollution rights.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Utah Wont Join Regional Carbon Market in 2012, Official Says

April 23 (Bloomberg) — Utah will miss the start of a cap- and-trade program planned for the western U.S. and parts of Canada in 2012, according to a state official.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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View: What is the social cost of carbon?

The social cost of carbon may be the most important number you’ve never heard of. U.S. climate legislation is stalled in Congress, but in the meantime, the Obama administration is trying to fill the gap by considering climate impacts in the regulatory process: from the tailpipe emissions limits and gas mileage standards unveiled April 1, to energy-efficiency standards for many types of residential appliances and commercial equipment.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: Canada
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View: BC’s Carbon Inequality

Smart guy Marc Lee has produced a short but very valuable analysis of carbon emissions in British Columbia. What he finds is both important and unsurprising: the province’s wealthy are responsible for almost twice as much carbon as the poor.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: Canada
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View: MPs carbon neutral office announced on Earth Day

The first carbon neutral MP office in Ontario will be in Quinte West.

Rick Norlock, Member of Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West, announced on Earth Day that his office will become carbon neutral under the Tree Canada protocol.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Tampa to take measure of its carbon footprint

TAMPA – The city plans to measure its carbon footprint to look for ways to reduce its energy bills and protect the environment.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
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View: CARBON CREDITS PART II – ARE THE CARBON MARKETS WORKING AND WHO’S BENEFITING?

Part I provided a brief explanation of carbon credit trading, but now the question is whether or not such a market is effective in stemming global warming. The answer is not as straight forward as one might think.

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On paper, cap and trade has its merits. Companies are kept in check by their pursuit of profit being hampered when their emissions exceed the cap. Likewise, “green” companies can profit when their emissions come in way under. It’s a mechanism that should shift the way companies function by influencing their bottom line.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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View: Agency IT gets greener with promotional carbon credits

Federal government agencies are benefitting from a program promoting green IT that allows agency information technology departments to purchase new data servers and receive offsetting carbon emissions credits.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India committed to UNFCCC: Singh

Brasilia, Apr 17 (PTI) Keeping up pressure on rich nations to take legally binding emission cuts, India on Friday made clear that it was committed to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which is based on the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities.

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Press Release: Research and Markets: The International Tree – Based Carbon Emissions Trading Industry Report Is The First Edition Of Planned Regular Reviews On This Subject

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83ff23/the_international) has announced the addition of the “The International Tree – Based Carbon Emissions Trading Industry” report to their offering.

An authoritative review of the global carbon forestry business: covering politics, economics, markets, risks and opportunities.

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NZ will not follow Australia on carbon trading

New Zealand will not postpone its emissions scheme, the government said today. Several industry organisations called for New Zealand to defer its carbon trading scheme after Australia announced yesterday it has put its emissions market on ice until at least 2013. But Climate Change Minister Nick Smith today said the ETS would be expanded to new sectors from 1 July this year as planned.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
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Opinion: Dow Corning to offset carbon emissions at Bay County headquarters with help from NextEra

The solar panel people at Dow Corning are offsetting their emissions with help from NextEra, the Florida development company that wants to plant wind turbines in Bay and Tuscola counties.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
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The 2 Biggest Carbon Emitters Find Common Ground in Clean Energy Technology

America’s relationship with China may be a swinging pendulum, but energy cooperation between the two greenhouse gas-spewing giants appears to be on a steady track, Energy Department officials and others familiar with the programs say.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
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Statoil Launches New Technology Plan to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions From Oil Sands

Statoil has launched a new technology plan to help reduce carbon emissions from oil sands. The stated ambition is to reduce emissions by more than 40% by 2025.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Severn Trent calls for water reforms to cut carbon emissions

Severn Trent boss calls for an overhaul of the water industry to help tackle its carbon footprint.

Chief executive, Tony Wray, highlighted challenges including maintaining and improving the reliability of the network, significantly reducing carbon emissions, improving operational performance and keeping prices at affordable levels.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Opinion: Senate wants close scrutiny of carbon markets

An array of US regulatory authorities may be asked to look into the emerging US carbon trade as the fallout from the global financial crisis continues to reverberate across Capitol Hill. A proposed Senate financial reform bill, aimed at clamping down on the dubious market practices blamed for the 2007-08 crisis, would require an in-depth study of the carbon trade “to ensure an efficient, secure, and transparent carbon market, including oversight of spot markets and derivative markets.”

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: Canada
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Opinion: Victoria hopes to be carbon neutral in 2012

The City of Victoria celebrated Earth Day yesterday by moving forward with its climate action plan, one that will intensify the city’s already green practices.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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”No more mistakes over carbon”

There must be no repeat of the failures of Copenhagen when the next United Nations (UN) meets this year in Mexico to discuss a multilateral legal treaty on reducing global carbon emissions, Ed Miliband has warned, writes Dean Carroll.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
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Researchers warn carbon targets fall short of two degree goal

World leaders will have to dramatically step up efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions if they are to achieve their stated target of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, scientists at one of the world’s top climate change institutes warned yesterday.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Brunei To Collect Information On Carbon Emission Levels

Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei will collect information about its carbon emission levels from 1990 until the present which will be the basis for the development of a National Appropriate Mitigation Action (Nana), the Minister of Development yesterday said.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Vatican looks to take legal action against carbon-offset company

The reforestation project was supposed to make Vatican City State the first carbon-neutral country in the world by offsetting its greenhouse-gas emissions.

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