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Green protesters target E.ON's Ratcliffe plant
Reuters UK  Aug 31 2009 5:04AM UTC

LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Environmentalists campaigning against climate change said on Monday they would attempt to shut down German utility E.ON's power station at Ratcliffe in central England in a mass action planned for October.

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State responds to climate change
Zambia Daily Mail  Aug 29 2009 6:24AM UTC

GOVERNMENT says it is determined to treat climate change seriously by ensuring that efforts to reduce poverty and achieve the objectives of the Fifth National Development Plan and the Millennium Development Goals are not frustrated.

NZ parliament committee backs carbon trading scheme
Reuters  Aug 31 2009 4:42AM UTC

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand should retain an emissions trading scheme which includes all sectors of the economy as a credible means of fighting climate change, a parliamentary report said on Monday.

Leave population out of climate talks, Indian minister says
Guardian Unlimited  Aug 28 2009 4:37PM UTC

Jairam Ramesh claims there is a move among western countries to bring India's rapidly growing population into climate change negotiations Western nations are trying to use India's 'profligate reproductive behaviour' to force Delhi to accept legally

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Deal 'crucial' in Copenhagen climate talks: UN chief
Economictimes  Aug 28 2009 12:22PM UTC

VIENNA: A deal will be 'crucial' in upcoming climate talks in Copenhagen for the survival of the planet and of mankind, United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki moon said on Friday.

North America market

Climate proposal draws criticism from U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas  Aug 31 2009 7:29AM UTC

Rep. Frank Lucas continued his criticism of a controversial climate bill Friday after touring an Enid fertilizer plant.

Oil refiner says CO2 bill to cost it $7 billion a year
Reuters  Aug 28 2009 7:43PM UTC

By Timothy Gardner and Janet McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. climate bill would cost Valero, the country's largest oil refiner, more annually than it has ever made in a year, forcing it to warn consumers at filling stations that fuel prices will


Pyne says Rudd will negotiate on ETS (AAP)
Yahoo! News Australia  Aug 30 2009 1:43AM UTC

Opposition frontbencher Christopher Pyne is confident the government will tweak its emissions trading scheme come November to ensure it passes parliament.


The world's largest carbon capture project launched by a coal-fired power plant broke ground in July in Shangh
CHINAdaily  Aug 31 2009 1:07AM UTC

After completion, which is scheduled before the end of this year, the project will capture as many as 100,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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