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Carbon Limits, Yes; Energy Subsidies, No
Monday, December 29 2008
Nation
Editorial supporting a carbon tax system, but that warns against using the money for the government to try to select the next renewable energy technology through subsidies.
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Coal Industry Touts CCS Investments, Think Tank Claims It's Not Enough
Tuesday, December 23 2008
Nation
There are many who believe that the coal industry is not investing enough in CCS to actually make a meaningful change.
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Carbon auction nets $106.5 million for 10 states
Friday, December 19 2008
Nation
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative had its second auction of permits for carbon emissions. Polluters in 10 Northeastern states will be required to posses these permits by the time the program starts.
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What the Public Doesn't Get About Climate Change
Tuesday, October 28 2008
Global
Report on a study that interviewed graduate students at MIT and showed how little even they understood about climate change and the need for action. The article makes the argument that scientists can not just hope to solve the problem without the rest of the general public understanding what the problem is and what needs to be done.
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House Finally Releases Plan for Carbon Cap and Trade
Thursday, October 09 2008
Nation
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have released theirdraft legislation to cap greenhouse gas emissions. The proposal is modeled after the Senate bill that was introduced, debated, but not voted on earlier this year.
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Germany leads 'clean coal' pilot
Wednesday, September 03 2008
City Nation
This mini power plant is a pilot project for carbon capture and storage (CCS) - the first coal-fired plant in the world ready to capture and store its own CO2 emissions.
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Cement from CO2: A Concrete Cure for Global Warming?
Thursday, August 07 2008
Nation
A California company is looking to take CO2 from a natural gas power plant to create concrete.
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Carbon Cap And Trade - A Looming Battle Among States
Tuesday, May 20 2008
Nation
This article discusses the amount of money that is potentially going to come out of any carbon taxing system and the potential winners and losers at the state level.
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