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RGGI States Release Post-Settlement Auction Report on the Nations First Carbon Dioxide Emissions Auction

(New York, NY) The ten northeastern and mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) today released the

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Carbon News Sept 29

So we seem to have some colorful changes now. We are still working on some other stuff, especially thinking about removing the jobs section (for now at least; doesn’t fit there unless we can update it). Then, we are also thinking of having CER/EUA prices and some other useful stuff. Basically, we just realize that if our audience needs one thing badly, that’s TIME. So we are thinking on those lines. How can we deliver more by taking less of your time. While we covered around 4 posts daily last month, we were missing a lot of other news in between. And now we are covering a lot more, though we aren’t adding any original stuff. But these snippets save a lot of time. Anyway, let’s see what this site turns into in the next few months. Let’s move on to the news now:

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Mobile phones to track carbon footprint

A London-based start-up company has developed software for mobile phones that uses global positioning satellites to work out automatically whether you are walking, driving or flying and then calculate your impact on the environment

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Carbon News Roundup Sept 20

Here I am with the latest news again. It seems that the Aussies are really playing all their cards to get cleaner coal through carbon capture and storage. Their recent A$100 million plan is topping all carbon news so that’s what I am going to begin with:

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Australia to set up carbon capture institute
Reuters
Australia will set up a A$100 million ($80 mln) carbon capture research institute aimed at fighting climate shift and with ambitions of …

Economic slowdown won’t ease carbon emissions
guardian.co.uk
Tumbling factory output following an economic slowdown will not be enough to curb rising industrial carbon …

Carbon trading boss rejects fears of slowdown in pollution permits …
guardian.co.uk
There has been a 150% increase in the volumes of carbon trading on the European Climate Exchange in the first six months of the year and its boss predicted …

Saskatchewan premier warns against carbon tax
Reuters
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said on Friday that his province, which has been riding a …

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Carbon Credits open window of opportunities – Neha Pahuja
Machinist.in,

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Carbon News Roundup Sept 10

Canada: Carbonzero launches online carbon offsetting tool for federal election candidates
Canada NewsWire (press release)
Carbonzero released an online tool today giving Canadian federal election 2008 candidates from all parties, the ability to make …

Canada: Crunching BC’s carbon tax
BCLocalNews, Canada
BC Local News The province has been at pains to convince motorists its new carbon tax will be largely offset by income tax cuts. …

KBR Awarded $232 Mln. ADA-ES Activated Carbon Plant Construction
RTT News, NY
Wednesday, engineering services company KBR Inc. (KBR: News ) said a division of its Services Business Unit, BE&K, has been awarded a $232 …

US: Volunteers Earn Carbon Credits While Supporting Green Initiatives
Blanco County News,

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Carbon News Roundup Sept 8

Release of Draft Guidelines on NZ Investment in JI/CDM Projects
Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand
The release of new draft guidelines around New Zealand investment in projects under the Kyoto Project has been welcomed by an energy sector expert. …

WAPDA initiates CDM studies for projects
Pakistan Observer, Pakistan
Chairman WAPDA, Shakil Durrani has said that WAPDA is undertaking Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) studies of its various hydropower projects …

Lower Mainland joins carbon-tax protest
Globe and Mail, Canada
The carbon-tax revolt among municipalities has spread to the Lower Mainland with Delta and Maple Ridge registering their opposition to aspects …

Harper warns BC of double carbon taxation
Vancouver Sun,

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