Tuesday 27 March 2012
Government proposes first carbon limits on power plantsReuters | 27 Mar 2012
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration proposed on Tuesday the first rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions from new U.S. power plants, a move hotly contested by Republicans and industry in an election year.
Sprawling cities pressure environment, planningReuters | 27 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Expanding cities threaten to eat up a swath of land the size of France, Germany and Spain combined in less than 20 years, putting the world under even more environmental pressure, experts said at a climate conference on Tuesday.
Scarce resources to slow low-carbon growth: studyReuters | 27 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - Dwindling supplies of metals, water and biomass could slow the deployment of clean energy technologies by 2035, a study by research organization the Stockholm Environment Institute and by business initiative 3C showed on Tuesday.
Why we need carbon capture technologiesClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
GreenBiz senior writer Marc Gunther's ebook, Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, has reached the top of an Amazon best-sellers list -- on books about environmental economics.
How Republicans saved the ozone layerClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
The new documentary "Shattered Sky" reminds us that conservative leaders -- not just liberals -- have historically played key roles in protecting the environment. Why has conservation become a Democrat issue?
World must cut energy use, says PorrittEnvironment Data Interactive Exchange | 27 Mar 2012
Renewable technologies won't deliver unless the world also cuts its energy use over the next 30-40 years.
Michael Hintze is Lawson thinktank funderGuardian Unlimited | 27 Mar 2012
Michael Hintze financially supporting organisation that regularly casts doubt on the science and cost of tackling climate changeMichael Hintze, a leading Conservative party donor who runs the £5bn hedge fund CQS, has emerged as a financial backer of the climate sceptic thinktank founded by former...
Industry blasts delay to carbon reportingGuardian Unlimited | 27 Mar 2012
Government statement says ministers need more time to consider a policy almost universally supported by businessesThe government has come under fire after failing to make a decision on whether to introduce mandatory reporting for greenhouse gas emissions.Defra has announced that "no decision has...
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