Most oil majors still mum on Paris climate pact

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
Asked to discuss the U.N. deal to slash global greenhouse gas emissions -- which could threaten the very existence of the traditional energy industry ... ...read more
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STATE OF THE UNION: Obama to 'take a look at the future' in final address

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
when it comes to addressing greenhouse gas emissions from other sectors of the economy. Manufacturers, many of them also skeptical of the ... ...read more
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UK Government misses own green targets

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
The Government has failed to meet its own targets for cutting the environmental impact of the state's operations, according to a report quietly published last month. ...read more
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RenewableUK snaps up DECC director as new chief exec

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
The national trade association for Britain's wind, wave and tidal power industries has recruited a top civil servant at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as its new chief executive. ...read more
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World's largest wood pellet producer embarks on sustainable forestry project

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
US firm Enviva - the world's largest producer of wood pellets - has announced the establishment of a new $5m, 10-year forest conservation project in North Carolina and Virginia. ...read more
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REA: EU policy 'detrimental' to UK wave and tidal sector

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
Britain's wave and tidal energy sector is shackled by "detrimental" regulatory burdens that continue to inhibit industry growth, the Renewable Energy Association's (REA) Ocean Energy Group has claimed. ...read more
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BMW investigates solar-harvesting material for windshield de-icing

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
Automotive giant BMW is exploring the potential of a sunlight-harvesting material with the ability to release heat on demand, as an efficient means of de-icing car windshields. ...read more
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£20-a-tonne carbon tax would increase UK consumer prices by less than 1%

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
A modest tax of £20 per tonne of carbon emissions across the UK economy would have 'little impact' on consumer prices, a new study from London School of Economics has found. ...read more
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Housing efficiency: Retrofitting offers 'better bang for your buck' than new-build regulations

January 11, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
EXCLUSIVE: Britain should focus its housing energy efficiency efforts on retrofitting existing stock rather than trying to improve new-build performance, a senior building industry executive has claimed. ...read more
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Volkswagen Starts Down Difficult Road of Winning Back Americans

January 10, 2016 | Carbon Emissions
Executives of the German automaker are embarking on what is perhaps the ultimate hard sell after having broken trust with consumers. ...read more
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