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Increased energy efficiency in China could “strand” Australian mining projects

The Chinese government is pushing manufacturers, and in particular, steelmakers, to be more energy efficient, reducing demand for Australian coal. Image: Johannes 'volty' Hemmerlein Rapid increases in energy efficiency in Chinese manufacturing, especially in the steel production sector, will temper demand for Australian coal exports and put billions of dollars ... keep reading

Written by Kylar Loussikian- The Conversation in December 2013, about Carbon Trading, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Finance & Money, Industry & Business

GLOBE 2014 keynote speaker line-up announced

Vancouver, CANADA – The 13th edition of the GLOBE Series of events, a leading sustainable business summit, has unveiled its keynote speakers for the upcoming event being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. Framed around the thematic concept of ‘Building Business Resilience through Sustainability Strategies & Innovation’, the GLOBE 2014 agenda ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Water

Putting an Honest Price on Fossil Fuels

Six minutes on climate change from James Hansen  "We must leave most of the remaining coal in the ground as well as the tar sands and tar shale. The task of leaving these dirty fuels in the ground can not be accomplished by trickery and gimmicks. We must have a ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Climate Change, Economics, Environmental Disasters, Finance & Money

Carbon Price Drops to Second-Lowest Close After EU Permit Sale Fails

Bloomberg news reports that  European Union carbon permits dropped to their second-lowest close ever, after the bloc canceled an auction of permits for the first time as bids failed to reach a secret reserve price. The sale was called off because the price would have cleared “significantly” below the prevailing ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in March 2013, about Carbon Trading, Economics, Emissions, Finance & Money

A Bottom Line for the Carbon Tax

The EU prides itself to have established, in 2011, the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS). The EU ETS is claimed to be the cornerstone of the European Union’s policy to combat climate change and a primary tool for reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively. Involving 31 countries ... keep reading

Written by Carlos Duarte/The Conversation in February 2013, about Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Economics, Emissions, Finance & Money

America Was So Close to Huge Climate Change Laws 3 Years Ago — So Why Did Obama Give Up On the Environment ?

These days, Washington considers climate change legislation an utter non-starter. After all, who has time to address the most alarming public policy challenge of our time when there are artificial crises to bat around? But there was a time, not too long ago, when Congress came oh-so-close to passing a ... keep reading

Written by Ben Goldfarb/Policymic in January 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Politics & Government (1 comment)

LSBF's New MBA in Carbon Management

The London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) has launched a new Global MBA with a specialisation in Carbon Management. The degree is designed to give students all the knowledge needed to pursue careers in the renewable energy sector, which grew by 17% in 2011 with global investments of over ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in November 2012, about Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Education

Norway to Double Carbon Tax on Oil Industry

Norway is to double carbon tax on its North Sea oil industry and set up a £1bn fund to help combat the damaging impacts of climate change in the developing world.   In one of the most radical climate programmes yet by an oil-producing nation, the Norwegian government has proposed increasing ... keep reading

Written by The Guardian in October 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Economics, Emissions, Politics & Government

Clean Development Mechanism on Verge of Collapse

     The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is the only global carbon trading system which is designed to create funding to give poor countries access to new energy technologies; and it is on the verge of collapse.     The UN's system has raised billions of dollars over the past seven years to ... keep reading

Written by OilPrice/James Burgess in September 2012, about Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Emissions, Politics & Government

Australia and Europe Link Their Emissions Trading Schemes

European climate commissioner Connie Hedegaard and Australian climate change minister Greg Combet today announced that Australia and Europe will link their emissions trading systems, which will allow businesses to use carbon trading units from either trading scheme for compliance under either system. A full two-way link between the two cap ... keep reading

Written by Environmental Leader in August 2012, about Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Emissions

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