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  • Published: Jan 12th, 2011
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Analysis: Obama under pressure to delay EPA carbon rules

(Reuters) – The Obama administration is facing intense pressure from all sides to delay its efforts to limit greenhouse gases, but don’t expect it to call off its chief enforcer on climate — the EPA — without a fight.

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  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2011
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U.S. court denies delay for EPA carbon rules in Texas

* Court denies Texas request to delay EPA rules in state

* EPA has said will issue carbon permits in Texas

WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – A federal court on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Texas to delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s plans to impose carbon regulations in the state early next year.

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  • Published: Nov 29th, 2010
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Climate Control: Unlikely Allies in the Fight on Carbon

| Sourced From Businessweek |

Although aggressive climate action is basically frozen in the U.S., the hard work of emissions reduction continues among states, cities, corporations, and nonprofits. On Nov. 16, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger launched R20, a public-private partnership of regional players that seeks measurable reductions within five years. Environmental groups, while girding for courtroom battles against corporations seeking to roll back coming carbon regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, are also working with companies that want to make their businesses more sustainable.

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  • Published: Nov 19th, 2010
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Obama Faces Tough Fight Over EPA’s Carbon Emission Rules, Beinecke Says

| Sourced From Bloomberg |

President Barack Obama must fight to defend rules cutting global-warming emissions that some lawmakers have vowed to block, said Frances Beinecke, head of the Natural Resources Defense Council.

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New Australian Prime Minister To Push For Carbon Pricing

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New Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she will restart efforts to establish a carbon trading system, if her Labor Party is successful in elections later this year.

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