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RPT-UPDATE 1-EU to phase in CO2 auctions for refinery, airlines
Reuters  Jan 22 2008 8:38AM UTC

(Reuters) - The European Union, responding to industry pressure, will phase in auctions for greenhouse gas emissions permits for refineries and airlines from 2013 as part of a plan to combat climate change, an EU source said on Monday.

EEX/Eurex: New Daily Record in EUA Futures
Deutsche Börse  Jan 21 2008 11:00AM UTC

January 2008, a new daily record was achieved in trading of EUA futures on the market for emission allowances operated by European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and Eurex AG: 301,000 EUAs were traded.

EU's Barroso says pollution permits to be auctioned
Reuters UK  Jan 21 2008 5:32PM UTC

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The European Commission will propose this week auctioning permits to emit greenhouse gases after 2012 in a package of measures to fight climate change, despite protests from business, its chief said on Monday.

ETS auction, allocation methods to follow EC's new law: official
Platts  Jan 21 2008 1:58PM UTC

The details of how to allocate and auction EU emissions trading scheme allowances after 2012 will not be in the revised ETS law the European Commission plans to propose Wednesday, a senior EC official said Friday. 'We will have to be more spe

EU Emissions Plan to Cost Billions - German Industry
Planet Ark  Jan 21 2008 11:41PM UTC

FRANKFURT - New financial burdens on German industry arising out of greenhouse gas emissions rules due from Brussels later this week could run to 17 billion euros (US$24.92 billion), a German energy users' lobby said on Monday.

Kyoto market

MCX kicks off carbon trading
Times of India  Jan 21 2008 7:59PM UTC

MUMBAI: On a day when there was blood on Dalal Street, India made a silent debut as the first among carbon credit generating countries to launch futures trading in the commodity.

North America market

Bill tackles state's energy use, waste
Seacoast Online  Jan 21 2008 8:09PM UTC

CONCORD Environmentalists turned out in force for two days of recent public hearings on a bill to cap the state's carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel power plants at 8.6 million tons a year. That figure would drop to 7.7 million by 2018.

Voluntary market

Carbon credits created in S.D. cropland
Black Hills Pioneer  Jan 21 2008 9:21PM UTC

NORTHERN HILLS - While it's a sure bet that most South Dakota ag producers are intimately familiar with the lay of their land, certain members of this group may have an undiscovered revenue stream running through the proverbial 'back 40'' that could


Masdar and Hydrogen Energy plan clean energy plant in Abu Dhabi
AME Info  Jan 22 2008 7:02AM UTC

Masdar, Abu Dhabi's initiative for renewable and alternative energy and clean technology, and Hydrogen Energy, the joint venture between BP Alternative Energy and Rio Tinto, announced the signing of an agreement to work together on the front-end

Companies try to anticipate carbon capture future
Bismarck Tribune  Jan 22 2008 8:41AM UTC

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is building its first new power plant in 25 years and there's a blank space in the blueprints. The blank is an eight-acre area at the Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyo.


Top scientists call on Government to adopt a tough target in the Climate Change Bill
WWF UK  Jan 21 2008 2:06PM UTC

January 2008 David Nussbaum, chief executive of WWF-UK, said: 'The Government has a unique opportunity to set an example to the rest of the world by introducing groundbreaking legislation on climate change.

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