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The world in carbon dioxide emissions

February 3, 2011 by

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The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently published the data of carbon emissions across the globe for the years 2008 and 2009. This data has been very systematically represented in the form of “An atlas of pollution: the world in carbon dioxide emissions”. As has been discussed earlier, India did overtake Russia to occupy third […]

CO2 emissions fell 33 percent from 2005 to 2009 across RGGI states – Draft Report

November 25, 2010 by

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A draft report was recently released for stakeholer comments by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. This report claims that annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generators in the 10 states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) were 33 percent lower in 2009 than in 2005. A ccording to […]

GHG guidelines for states issued by EPA

November 18, 2010 by

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently released guidelines for states to issue permits for industrial facilities that are major sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These guidelines will be relevant to the states when new federal regulations take effect on January 2, 2011. These guidelines have been crafted to give states flexibility in deciding […]

EU ETS – Modifications Proposed

October 7, 2010 by

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The European Commission has recently proposed incorporating land use, land use change and forestry (commonly referred to as “LULUCF”) into the calculation for EU’s GHG emissions reduction target. EU has taken a target of achieving GHG levels of 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020. The proposed modification could reduce the pressure on the 164 […]