Carbon Issues Streaming News
BP shareholders to vote on climate risk disclosure   
April 16, 2015
- Responding To Climate Change - In the US, Arjuna and îAs You Sowî are taking the matter a step further, calling on Exxon Mobil and Chevron to give money back to shareholders instead of investing in high risk projects....
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How Canada's provinces are tackling greenhouse gas emissions   
April 16, 2015
- CBC - Cap and trade â B.C. is a member of the îWestern Climate Initiativeî under which several U.S. states and four Canadian provinces have agreed to establish a regional cap-and-trade program and set a regional...
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Cap-and-Trade vs Carbon Tax: No Clear Winner, as Ontario Joins California   
April 16, 2015
- Metal Miner - According to an article in the Financial Times: âUnder the banner of the îWestern Climate Initiativeîâ¦California and Quebec already cap industry emissions such as those from...
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ERF auction balance right, says Clean Energy Regulator   
April 16, 2015
- Courier Mail - Carbon market analysts firm îRepuTexî says a carbon price of $20 under the scheme would only go halfway to meeting Australia's 5% emissions reduction target by 2020. CER chief executive Chloe Munro told...
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RE100 Initiative Now Recruiting Chinese Companies to Switch to 100% Renewables   
April 16, 2015
- sustainablebrands.com - This week, îThe Climate Groupî published a report that found corporate demand for renewable energy is growing quickly in China. The country is already the largest investor in the renewable...
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Ontario adopts cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gases   
April 16, 2015
- Hamilton Spectator - That will come in the next six months, she added. Her announcement comes seven years after Ontario first signed onto the îWestern Climate Initiativeî with Quebec and California. Estimates from...
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New England governors push back on McConnell call to defy EPA   
April 16, 2015
- Berkshire Eagle - New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, also a Democrat, pointed to efforts there, including the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî, as ways to trim carbon emissions and urged McConnell to reconsider his...
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Obama's EPA Rule Is Redrawing the U.S. Coal Map   
April 16, 2015
Source: Bloomberg - America’s oldest coal plants are retiring like they’re Baby Boomers, and some of them are the same age. About 17 percent of U.S. coal-fired power generation will vanish in the next few years — some 7.5 percent this year alone,...
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Obama's Climate Change Plan Faces High-Profile Legal Test   
April 16, 2015
Source: NBC Bay Area - The centerpiece of the Obama administration's effort to tackle climate change is facing a high-profile legal test as a federal appeals court considers a plan that has triggered furious opposition from Republicans, industry...
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No nukes, for a while   
April 15, 2015
- Arkansas Online - Despite its environmental advantages in a time of climate change, the public has been steadily turning against nuclear, persuaded by a relentless campaign that has been waged by opponents like the îUnion...
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