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Europe’s carbon policies bolster a b.c. bioenergy industry

When Regina and Peter Pretterhofer built their new home in the city of Graz, Austria, they decided to give up fossil fuels and adopt a nationwide trend toward alternative energy to keep them warm during the snowy Austrian winters

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Carbon taxes are the answer to the stalled climate negotiations

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London, UK (January 6, 2011) – For global warming policy, the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Summit) was a major disappointment. Designed to negotiate a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, which expires in 2012, the Summit concluded without a binding agreement because of deep divisions on the distribution of emissions reductions and costs. In addition, the United States failed to take action on a carbon cap-and-trade bill in 2010. Confronting this policy vacuum, leading climate economist William Nordhaus argues in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, published today, that carbon taxes are the best approach to achieve significant emissions reductions.

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BHP gets a B for its carbon policies

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LESS than a week after BHP Billiton chief Marius Kloppers called for immediate action on climate policy, a world report card has given his company a B grading for its carbon-management policies, ranking it lower than rival Rio Tinto.

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  • Published: Mar 9th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Emerging carbon policies may limit future oil demand

Abu Dhabi, March 3 : Future growth in oil demand may be significantly constrained due to the emerging policies in the US and elsewhere to address climate change, said experts.

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2010
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UK and UAE fund low carbon research

The UK will create global low carbon policies by collaborating on groundbreaking international research with an Arab university.

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  • Published: May 4th, 2009
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Sucker play of the day: Greens giving on nukes and carbon storage to get climate bill

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