• Carbon Traders Depressed About Japan’s Climate Bill

    • Date: 08/03/10

    Carbon traders and green businesses are increasingly concerned that Japan’s planned emissions trading scheme could be watered down after the government released a draft climate bill that provided few details of how the proposed initiative would work. The bill, which was released last week, would enshrine the Japanese government’s high-profile commitment to cut emissions 25 […]

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  • Global Warming Has No Impact On Himalayan Glaciers, Indian Experts

    • Date: 07/03/10

    Senior scientists at the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WITG) have rejected the Global Warming [scare] and told that the Himalayas are quite safer zones on earth, where Global Warming has no role in controlling the conditions. In an exclusive chat with HT, Director WIHG Dr AK Dubey said that the conditions of the Himalayas […]

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  • U.S. States Sue EPA Over Global Warming Ruling

    • Date: 06/03/10

    The bitterly contested fight in Washington over global warming and pollution is also taking hold at the state level. The Environmental Protection Agency, which is threatening to regulate carbon emissions if Congress won’t, is facing legal heat from states that say new regulations will kill jobs at the worst possible time. Texas, Alabama and Virginia, […]

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  • Czech President Vaclav Klaus Warns Of Threat To Freedom

    • Date: 06/03/10

    Czech President Vaclav Klaus, now on a working visit to the USA, today warned of the threat to freedom and prosperity by environmentalists who are trying to dominate people and stop economic growth under the excuse of the protection of nature and climate. “Environmentalism and its most extreme version, global warming alarmism, asks for an […]

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  • EU Plans For New Climate Taxes

    • Date: 05/03/10

    The European Union is drawing up plans for its first direct tax with a “green” levy on petrol, coal and natural gas that could cost British consumers up to £3 billion. Proposals expected to be announced next month would give the EU its first funding which would not come from national governments. Algirdas Semeta, the new […]

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  • Cold Feet: Japan Retreats On Climate Pledges

    • Date: 05/03/10

    Draft legislation for a new Japanese climate bill omits mention of a limit on emissions by industry, a sign Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama’s government may retreat from an earlier promise to start a cap-and-trade system. Japan should start an emissions-trading program at an unspecified time to help cut emissions by 25 percent in the medium […]

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  • U.S. Democrats Move To Block EPA On Climate Change

    • Date: 05/03/10

    Four influential coal-state Democrats introduced companion bills in the House and Senate today that would block U.S. EPA from implementing any climate-related stationary source rules for two years, a timeout of sorts that they think gives Congress time to pass legislation dealing with the issue. Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia unveiled the […]

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  • India Stops U.S. Attempt To Sneak “Scrutiny” Into Climate Talks

    • Date: 03/03/10

    India has caught out an American attempt to go back on an agreement not to push for international “scrutiny” of voluntary attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, negotiated between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, U.S. President Barack Obama and the heads of government of China, Brazil and South Africa at the UN climate change talks in […]

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