Monday 27 February 2012
E.P.A. proposes streamlining CO2 permitting for heavy industryReuters | 27 Feb 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators have proposed a new rule that limits requirements for factories to hold permits for greenhouse gas carbon emissions to the largest sources such as big coal-fired power plants and big manufacturers.
E.P.A. greenhouse gas rules face new legal challengesReuters | 27 Feb 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. limits on greenhouse gas emissions face a challenge in federal court this week from more than 100 industry groups and several U.S. states, the latest high-profile effort to halt or overturn the Environmental Protection Agency's rules.
EU industry emissions rise slightly in 2011: analystsReuters | 27 Feb 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union industrial carbon emissions rose by up to 2.4 percent last year, analysts surveyed by Reuters estimated, below the market cap and keeping the 27-nation bloc on track to meet its 2020 climate target.
Africa: African Climate Conference Begins Today in KigaliAllAfrica.com | 27 Feb 2012
[New Times] Rwanda is hosting the 30th Climate Outlook forum for the Greater Horn of Africa in partnership with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development Climate Prediction and Applications Center (ICPAC).
Ice Age coyotes were supersized compared to coyotes today, fossil study revealsScienceDaily.com | 27 Feb 2012
Coyotes today are pint-sized compared to their Ice Age counterparts, finds a new fossil study. Between 11,500 and 10,000 years ago -- a mere blink of an eye in geologic terms -- coyotes shrunk to their present size. The sudden shrinkage was most likely a response to dwindling food supply and changing interactions with competitors, rather than warming climate, researchers say.
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