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Support for carbon pricing growing   
May 06, 2015
- Fierce Energy - In the United States, the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI), a power sector cap-and-trade program made up of nine northeastern U.S. states, has generated more than $2 billion in consumer...
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'I'm not a scientist, man': America's next top politicians refuse to evolve on evolution and climate change   
May 06, 2015
- theguardian.com - âI think on issues like climate change and evolution it ends up being a proxy for identity politics,â said Michael Halpern, a program manager for the nonprofit and nonpartisan îUnion of...
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Study Finds Symbiotic Relationship Between Voluntary And Compliance Markets In North America   
May 06, 2015
- Ecosystem Marketplace - Ecosystem Marketplace did not track any compliance offset activity under the trading program of Californiaâs Western Climate Initiative partner Quebec nor under the îRegional Greenhouse Gas...
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Renewable Energy Fund, RIP'   
May 06, 2015
- NHBR - The Renewable Energy Fund, or REF, isnât the only program in danger. The stateâs îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî fund â once similarly raided â has been cut drastically over the...
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THE WEEK AHEAD: SENATE TO HOLD HEARING ON LEGAL ASPECTS OF CLEAN POWER PLAN   
May 06, 2015
- Bloomberg BNA - commissioner for the Maryland Public Service Commission and chair of the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî; and Lisa Heinzerling, professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. As covered in an...
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Groups petition Maine regulators to reconsider Efficiency Maine cuts   
May 06, 2015
- Portland Press Herald - including surcharges on individual electric bills; a settlement connected to the now-defunct Maine Yankee nuclear power plant in Wiscasset; federal grants; and the cap-and-trade carbon emissions program...
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Report: 'Safer' Chemistry Expected To Outperform Overall Chemical Market   
May 06, 2015
- Manufacturing - Environmental data firm îTrucostî evaluated the potential economic value of producing safer products, reducing the use of hazardous substances and curbing their effects on humans and the environment....
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Homeowners would be well advised to do their homework before leasing solar equipment   
May 06, 2015
- Union Leader - The stateâs participation in the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, which also helps solar programs, comes under fire in virtually every legislative session. âIn New Hampshire, the...
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Electricity Reserves Similar to Manufacturing Inventory Reserves Reports Forecast Errors Magazine   
May 06, 2015
- MENAFN - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî recently noted that while a variety of facilities generate electricity the location of these electricity generators â and their distance from end users â varies...
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Emissions fund could be depleted by 2016   
May 06, 2015
- Sky News - îReputexî, which analyses energy and emissions markets, believes the taxpayer footed fund will be fully exhausted by the next election and will require more funds after 2016. Its forecasting shows the large...
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