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EU executive to tackle eco impact of consumerism
Reuters  Jul 15 2008 8:48AM UTC

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will launch a raft of proposals on Wednesday to curb the environmental impact of consumerism in the 27-nation EU by supporting eco-friendly products and technology.

Whitehall urged to step up its own emissions efforts
BusinessGreen  Jul 14 2008 10:30AM UTC

The of MPs has stepped up its criticism of the government's climate change record with the publication of a new report claiming that it is not doing enough to cut carbon emissions from its own buildings and activities.

Kyoto market

Japan to buy Ukraine's excess emissions allowances
Reuters UK  Jul 14 2008 1:56PM UTC

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Mysore Cements issued 103382 CERs
Carbon Yatra  Jul 14 2008 10:05PM UTC

Mysore Cements Limited has been issued 103382 CERs for their blended cement project (0711) for the period between 01 Jan 01 - 31 Dec 06.

North America market

Ont. premier pledges to preserve giant swath of northern boreal forest (Ont-Boreal-Forest)
Oilweek Magazine  Jul 15 2008 6:53AM UTC

TORONTO _ A massive swath of northern Ontario boreal forest, considered the world´s largest carbon storehouse, will be off-limits to forestry and mining activities under a plan that will also guarantee First Nations a share of resource revenues,

Voluntary market

CFI contracts averaged $5.75 per metric ton CO2 equivalent across vintages in June: CCX
Carbon Yatra  Jul 14 2008 10:04PM UTC

Chicago Climate Exchange® (CCX) traded 85,322 Carbon Financial Instrument® (CFI®) contracts (8.5 million metric tons CO2 equivalent) in June, bringing total volume traded this year to 45.8 million.


Australia considers first new coal port for 25 yrs
Reuters  Jul 15 2008 4:53AM UTC

CANBERRA, July 15 (Reuters) - Australia, the world's biggest per-head greenhouse-gas polluter, is considering its first new coal export port for 25 years, despite official efforts to curb coal-fired carbon emissions to fight climate warming.

Molopo lifts its CBM estimate by 400%
The Age  Jul 14 2008 3:45PM UTC

MOLOPO has increased the gas estimate for its coal bed methane (CBM) leases in Queensland fivefold to a potential 7.5 trillion cubic feet.

Industry News

[external] New commodities bourse to open in Singapore
Yahoo! Singapore  Jul 14 2008 1:29PM UTC

(Adds quotes, background) SINGAPORE, July 9 (Reuters) - India's Financial Technologies Group, operator of India's top commodities bourse, plans to launch a similar exchange in Singapore early next year, it said on Wednesday.


US EPA To Propose Carbon-Sequestration Rules On Tuesday
Nasdaq  Jul 14 2008 9:15PM UTC

By Siobhan Hughes, Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to propose long-awaited rules on Tuesday governing the storage of carbon dioxide underground -- a critical step toward reducing

Mmamabula power plant will be carbon capture ready, CIC assures
Engineering News  Jul 14 2008 2:39PM UTC

Although carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology is still some way from commercial implementation on a large scale, Toronto- and...


G8 Summit Does Little For Japan PM's Popularity - Poll
Nasdaq  Jul 14 2008 8:53AM UTC

TOKYO (AFP)--Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda has failed to get much of a ratings boost from hosting last week's Group of Eight summit, with his popularity still close to record lows, a poll showed Monday.

Population boom will pressure forests: reports
Reuters  Jul 15 2008 8:48AM UTC

LONDON (Reuters) - Booming demand for food, fuel and wood as the world's population surges from six to nine billion will put unprecedented and unsustainable demand on the world's remaining forests, two new reports said on Monday.

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