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Martha Grossman   
February 27, 2015
- Bloomberg - Mr. Martha Grossman serves as Director of Asia at îRepuTexî (HK) Limited . Mr. Grossman served as General Manager of Asia - Hong Kong at îRepuTexî (HK) Limited and also served as its General...
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Ontario seeks input on carbon pricing   
February 27, 2015
- Orangeville - The Liberal government committed to carbon pricing in 2008 when it signed the îWestern Climate Initiativeî with California and Quebec, which have since created a joint cap-and-trade system. Ontario could...
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First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface   
February 27, 2015
Source: Berkeley Lab - Scientists have observed an increase in carbon dioxide’s greenhouse effect at the Earth’s surface for the first time. The researchers, led by scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory...
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Czech tax on carbon permits incompatible with EU law: court   
February 27, 2015
Source: Reuters - A Czech tax imposed in 2011 and 2012 on carbon emission allowances granted to companies for free breached a European Union directive, the European Union’s Court of Justice ruled on Thursday.
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Oil rebounds, with Brent set for biggest monthly gain since 2009    
February 27, 2015
Source: MarketWatch - Crude-oil futures rebounded Friday, with Brent crude set for its biggest monthly gain in nearly six years, ahead of U.S. rig-count data due later in the trading day, and Chinese official manufacturing numbers expected over the...
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Nearly All California Voters Think Water Shortage Is A Serious Problem, Poll Shows   
February 27, 2015
Source: Huff Post - SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly all California voters believe the state's water shortage is a serious problem, though they were split on whether environmental protection should be rolled back in response, according to a Field Poll...
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A lot of fracking questions in Kentucky   
February 27, 2015
Source: State-Journal - While landowners pleaded to senators for a moratorium on fracking during a bill hearing to update regulations on oil and gas production, some later felt silenced at a permit hearing, which could allow the first deep-well...
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Cooler Pacific has slowed global warming, briefly - study   
February 27, 2015
Source: Reuters - OSLO - A natural cooling of the Pacific Ocean has contributed to slow global warming in the past decade but the pause is unlikely to last much longer, U.S. scientists said on Thursday.
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Wal-Mart launches online shop that features green products   
February 26, 2015
- CNBC - That index was developed in collaboration with The îSustainability Consortiumî, an independent third-party organization of academic-based scientists. The site is launching Tuesday and the products will be...
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Govt's climate policy questioned   
February 26, 2015
- Daily Mail - The government won't release modelling for fear it could sway the abatement auction process but modelling by the Climate Institute and îRepuTexî found the ERF would need at least double the funding to...
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