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EU leaders to set timetable for energy reform
Reuters  Mar 12 2008 1:34PM UTC

(Reuters) - European Union leaders will set a tight timetable this week for adopting ambitious energy policy reforms and measures to fight climate change despite some sharp differences over how to achieve those goals.

Stora Enso says to cut CO2 emissions by 20 pct
Reuters  Mar 12 2008 8:28AM UTC

(Reuters) - The world's top paper and board maker Stora Enso said it has decided to target a carbon dioxide (CO2) usage cut of 20 percent per sold paper ton by 2020 from 2006 level.

UK Government: Hopes To Hold CO2 Auctions By End Of 2008
Lloyd's  Mar 12 2008 1:32PM UTC

COPENHAGEN -(Dow Jones)- The U.K. government hopes to hold the first auction of carbon allowances from the 2008-2012 phase of the E.U. Emissions Trading Scheme as early as the third quarter of 2008, the head of the U.K. government's emissions trading

North America market

Future of coal power under fire
Power Marketing Association  Mar 12 2008 3:41PM UTC

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Nuclear Power to Play Key Role in Meeting Energy, Environmental Goals, House Panel Told
NewsBlaze  Mar 12 2008 5:47PM UTC

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The development of new nuclear power plants over the next decade will help the nation meet its growing demand for electricity with a reliable, carbon-free source of energy, a nuclear industry executive

Post 2012

China Defends Role in Climate Change
Yahoo! Canada  Mar 12 2008 1:49PM UTC

China Says Developed Countries Should Take Lead in Fighting Climate Change BEIJING (AP) -- China insisted that developed countries were chiefly responsible for global warming, saying Wednesday that critics of the country's soaring emission levels must

Japan climate talks to tackle industrial emissions
Reuters South Africa  Mar 13 2008 6:13AM UTC

TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - The world's top greenhouse gas polluters will try to work out ways to curb carbon emissions from industries and fund cleaner energy projects for poorer nations when they gather in Japan from Friday.

'Rise in CO2 emissions can be cut by 10 bil. tons by 2020'
Yomiuri Shimbun  Mar 12 2008 7:13PM UTC

The Environment Ministry will state at the upcoming Group of 20 climate talks in Chiba that the increase in global greenhouse gas emissions predicted for 2020 can be lowered by about 10 billion tons, government sources said Wednesday.

Voluntary market

Golden Triangle Area Qualifies for Carbon Offset Credits
Liberty County Times  Mar 13 2008 3:46AM UTC

AM CDT The National Carbon Offset Coalition (NCOC), a Montana-based organization, allows ag producers and landowners to earn income by storing carbon in their soil through no-till crop production, long-term grass seeding practices, grazing management


State and RWE Dea launch CO2 storage project to aid climate protection
Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine  Mar 13 2008 3:04AM UTC

Given this background, the energy company RWE Dea has applied for permission from the State Department for Mining, Energy and Geology (LBEG) to explore three regions in Schleswig-Holstein for their suitability for CO2 storage.

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