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Red tape puts chill on Siberian research


Is this where we’re headed for environmental research in Canada, cutting jobs from Environment Canada and hiring for Corrections Canada? Nature: Red tape puts chill on Siberian research High-profile carbon project to proceed, but with a proviso. One of Russia‘s … Continue reading

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UK – Historic climate change deal with legal powers agreed by Cabinet


Chris Huhne will announce a long-term programme that will put Britain at the forefront of the battle against climate change From the Guardian.co.uk, 2011-05-14: Cabinet ministers have agreed a far-reaching, legally binding “green deal” that will commit the UK to … Continue reading

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Action Needed to Manage Climate Change Risks


Action Needed to Manage Climate Change Risks; U.S. Response Should Be Durable, But Flexible. Released today from the National Academies. WASHINGTON — Warning that the risk of dangerous climate change impacts is growing with every ton of greenhouse gases emitted … Continue reading

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NRTEE Recommends Phased-In Climate Harmonization Policy with U.S.


2011-01-25 National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) Uncertainty about American climate policy colours and shapes Canada’s own policy choices and direction. By necessity, our integrated economies require serious consideration of harmonizing Canadian climate policy with that … Continue reading

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A Natural By-Product of Nature


2010-12-27 greenman3610 CO2 is a naturally occurring compound, that plays a profound and vital role in a myriad of natural processes. How could more of it be bad? Here’s how (click here)

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EPA Plans Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Power Plants and Refineries


2010-12-23 Scientific American New rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from existing and new power plants and oil refineries could take effect in 2012 New standards for climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries were announced … Continue reading

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Tide turns against corn ethanol


2010-12-20 Nature News Biofuel subsidy sees limited extension in US tax bill as opposition grows Buffeted by the economic crisis and a drop in the oil price, US producers of corn ethanol are encountering increasing scepticism from the legislators on … Continue reading

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