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  • Published: May 21st, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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China tells rich nations to cut 2020 emissions by 40%

| Sourced From Communities.ThomsonReuters.com |

UPDATE 2- BEIJING, May 21 (Reuters) – Rich nations should cut their greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2020 from 1990 levels as part of a new global climate change pact, China said on Thursday, spelling out its stance ahead of negotiations.

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Emission impossible: Carbon offsetting

| Sourced From TimesOfMalta.com |

The choices we make on a daily basis determine how large our carbon footprint is – a measure of the total amount of harmful greenhouse-gas emissions we produce as individuals. But changing our lifestyle is no mean feat. Carbon offsetting is attractive because it doesn’t ask us to.

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  • Published: May 8th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Ecospec promises to wash out CO2 with seawater

| Sourced From CleanTech.com |

Singapore-based firm says it can use electrified seawater to clean smoke, removing 74 percent of carbon dioxide emissions.

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  • Published: May 8th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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U.S. drafts rule to lower CO2 output from biofuels

| Sourced From Reuters |

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration issued a draft rule on Tuesday aiming to cut greenhouse gasses emitted by biofuels but confirming his predecessor’s target for production of corn-based ethanol.

The rule seeks to make production of U.S. corn-based ethanol more efficient and increase production of advanced biofuels. Corn ethanol has been criticized for contributing to higher food prices and indirectly causing greenhouse gas emissions by forcing forests and other lands to be burned abroad to create farmland.

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TANDBERG Announces Ten Tips for Reducing Carbon Emissions

| Sourced From PRWire.com.au |

Sydney, 6 May 2009

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  • Published: May 4th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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UK businesses unconcerned with reducing CO2 emissions, study finds

| Sourced From LowCarbonEconomy.com |

Eight in ten businesses believe that UK government targets on the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are unrealistic.

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Votenet Solutions Offsets Environmental Impact While Reducing Carbon Emissions and Waste

| Sourced From PRWeb.com |

Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 1, 2009 — Votenet

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Consortium To Study Coal CO2 Emissions

| Sourced From Wfpl.org |

The University of Kentuckys Applied Energy Research Center is forming a consortium with utility companies and government agencies for a $24

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Carbon copy in Ottawa

| Sourced From TheChronicleHerald.ca |

THE HARPER government spent its first term saying Canada couldnt afford to get too far ahead of the U.S. in forcing industry to reduce carbon emissions. Now its having to admit we cant afford to be left too far behind.

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