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EU lawmakers split on date for car emission rules
Macro World Investor  Sep 25 2008 1:50PM UTC

BRUSSELS, Belgium-The European Parliament appears divided on how soon car makers should have to curb carbon dioxide emissions after its environment committee voted Thursday for a start date of 2012. On Sept.

Bulgaria to revive Danube hydro-power projects
Reuters  Sep 26 2008 11:32AM UTC

SOFIA (Reuters) - The Bulgarian government decided on Thursday to revive communist era projects to build several hydro-power plants with Romania on the river Danube with total capacity of over 1,000 megawatts.


City of Sao Paulo Sells Carbon Credits for 13.689 Million Euros at the  Sep 25 2008 3:40PM UTC

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The second auction of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), held by the Sao Paulo Municipal Government, took place today, September 25, at BM&FBOVESPA.

Mercuria Energy Trading buys 713,000 CERs for EUR 19.20 each
Carbon Yatra  Sep 25 2008 8:32PM UTC

The second auction of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), held by the São Paulo Municipal Government, took place wherein a total amount of 713,000 CERs were auctioned in a single lot under the terms of the Clean Development Mechanism - 454,343

India 3rd emitter of carbon
Economictimes  Sep 26 2008 4:17AM UTC

WASHINGTON: Global yearly carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and manufacturing cement have shot up to 8.5 billion tonnes by 2007, from 6.1 billion tonnes in 1992.

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Liberals crunch carbon tax for Canadians
AFP via Yahoo!  Sep 25 2008 1:34PM UTC

touting the largest tax shift in recent Canadian history, massively cutting income and corporate taxes to offset a new pollution tax.

First U.S. greenhouse cap-and-trade market opens
Reuters  Sep 26 2008 11:33AM UTC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten states in the U.S. Northeast kicked off the country's first cap-and-trade market on greenhouse gas emissions on


Contract awarded for Australia's national emissions registry
Environmental Expert  Sep 26 2008 11:32AM UTC

The Department of Climate Change today awarded a AUS$600,000 contract for the supply of Australia's national emissions registry to internationally-experienced firm Perrin Quarles Associates


Global carbon emissions rising rapidly: study
Reuters  Sep 25 2008 12:26PM UTC

By David Fogarty SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Global carbon emissions rose rapidly in 2007, an annual study says, with developing nations such as China and India now producing more than half of mankind's output of carbon dioxide, the main gas blamed for

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