EU ETS in need of 'ambitious' revamp, MEPs warn

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
The European Union (EU) has been urged to revamp its Emission Trading System (ETS) to allow for free allowances to be given to the industries that need them most, even though it was revealed that struggling Tata Steel has received £700m from the ETS since 2008. ...read more
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Black carbon from outside urban regions may cause more than one-quarter of the pollution's ...

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
Following controls on black carbon from mobile sources, mainly diesel vehicles, the emissions have more than halved over the last 30 years. Turner ... ...read more
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Big Errors in Measuring Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
President Obama's Clean Power Plan will eventually regulate the emission of carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants – and there are some ... ...read more
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Israel Cuts Carbon Emissions To Boost Economic Success

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
A carbon emissions reduction plan had been unanimously approved by Israel's cabinet on Sunday, April 10. The plan aimed for cutting greenhouse ... ...read more
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Nottingham flicks the switch on UK's largest solar carport

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
A leisure centre in Nottingham is set to save the local council an estimated £10,000 on energy bills and reduce carbon emissions by 41 tonnes thanks to the installation of the UK's largest solar carport. ...read more
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ESOS offers 20% reduction in business energy costs, Carbon Trust finds

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
The Government's initial estimates of the financial savings of its recently enforced Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) could be much lower than the actual savings being realised by qualifying organisations, according to a sample of ESOS assessments undertaken by the Carbon Trust. ...read more
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10 things you probably didn't know about the renewables revolution

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
With new figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealing that renewables grew at record pace in 2015, edie digs deep into the data to bring you 10 surprising statistics about the world's green energy transformation. ...read more
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UK solar power installations plummet after Government cuts

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
The amount of household solar power capacity installed in the past two months has plummeted by three quarters following the Government's cuts to subsidies, according to new figures. ...read more
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Why it makes sense for offshore drilling to wait

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
By MICHAEL LIVERMORE | From chants of "Drill, Baby, Drill" to outrage over the BP oil spill, offshore drilling has been highly controversial in recent years. Some view it as a vastly underused revenue source, while others see it as a grave... ...read more
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PARIS PACT: Will we or won't we join the party?

April 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
It's not yet clear whether New Zealand will be among the nations signing the Paris Agreement on climate change later this month. ...read more
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