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Titan Cement hit by CO2 emissions allowance cuts; eyeing Middle East expansion
Interactive Investor International  Feb 26 2008 6:08PM UTC

ATHENS (Thomson Financial) - Titan Cement said that it will be negatively impacted by the latest cuts in carbon dioxide emissions allowed for Greeces cement sector.

Kyoto market

U.N. panel mulls carbon rule tweak to curb profits
Reuters  Feb 26 2008 8:27PM UTC

(Reuters) - A U.N. panel which supervises trade in carbon offsets under the Kyoto Protocol is probing tweaks to the rules as there is evidence of attempts to make excessive profits, its vice-chair Lex de Jonge said.

European Climate Exchange CER contract due Mar 14
Reuters UK  Feb 26 2008 12:58PM UTC

LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The European Climate Exchange (ECX) expects to launch a contract on March 14 to trade certified emissions reductions (CERs) under the Kyoto Protocol on global warming, its chief executive Patrick Birley said.

EMS launches Clean Development Mechanism service- UAE
MENAFN  Feb 27 2008 9:21AM UTC

(MENAFN Press) Energy Management Services (EMS), the leading energy management and conservation company in the Middle East, has announced that it has launched a new service that will assist UAE businesses in securing Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

U.S., China Announce Joint Coal Mine Methane Project
U.S. Department of Energy  Feb 27 2008 2:21AM UTC

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North America market

UPDATE 2-Canada earmarks C$815 mln for emissions plans  Feb 27 2008 12:25AM UTC

ls, reaction) OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Conservative government threw more than C$815 million ($830 million) in its budget to initiatives aimed at curbing global warming, including carbon capture, storage and trading, as well as investments in

Staff warned U.S. EPA head on Calif CO2 waiver rule
Reuters  Feb 26 2008 8:41PM UTC

(Reuters) - Staff of the Environmental Protection Agency warned the agency's head that he might have to resign if he blocked attempts by California to set first-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars, according to internal agency documents

Voluntary market

PG&E carbon offsets fund California forest
Sustain-Online  Feb 26 2008 6:22PM UTC

- Pacific Gas & Electric Co and The Conservation Fund on Tuesday announced the first big sale of carbon dioxide offsets in PG&E's ClimateSmart program that is voluntarily funded by utility ratepayers.

MSU, University of Iowa become partners in Chicago Climate Exchange program
MSU Today  Feb 26 2008 9:23PM UTC

- MSU and the University of Iowa have agreed to a partnership involving the transaction of carbon credits through the program.


UK sets specific target to cut CO2 emissions by 26% by 2020
Platts  Feb 26 2008 4:28PM UTC

The UK government has set a target to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 26% from 1990 levels by 2020, instead of a previous target range of a 26%-32% cut.

Global 2008 carbon market expected up 56 percent
Reuters  Feb 26 2008 10:04PM UTC

NEW YORK, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Global trade in credits representing reductions of planet-warming gas emissions should rise 56 percent this year as Europe tightens its flagship program to tackle greenhouse gases, a carbon analysis group said on Tuesday.

Volvo Group CEO to Present CO2-Neutral Trucks  Feb 26 2008 9:37PM UTC

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