The order will double the land area actively managed through vegetation thinning, controlled fires, and reforestation from 250,000 acres to 500,000 acres.
"The Legislature is taking action to curb climate change and protect vulnerable communities from industrial poisons," said Gov. Jerry Brown.
A group of researchers from the University of Arizona has discovered that the Earth’s crust under Iceland rebounds as the island’s ice caps melt as a result of global warming.
The sobering study fount that Western Europe emits about twice as much HFC-23 as officially reported.
Maine yielded $769,092 of the $25.5 million in investment created by the proceeds from the 10-state cap-and-trade collaborative’s 12th auction of carbon credits. That money will be managed by the Efficiency Maine Trust to fund programs to improve energy efficiency, accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies, and provide direct assistance to energy consumers.
Two carbon forestry projects have reached verification status against the climate, community and biodiversity (CCB) standards, meaning that the projects have been implemented using best practices for community engagement and have generated benefits for local communities and biodiversity as well as for the climate.
The voluntary carbon market shrugged off policy failures and the closure of the Chicago Climate Exchange in 2010 to post a 34 percent surge in volume to a record 131 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MtCO2e) worth at least $424 million, according to a new report.
Member states are investing proceeds from the RGGI auctions, now more than $860.9 million, in programs to save energy consumers money, create jobs and make businesses more competitive.
Enviance commissioned a survey of 143 energy and utility professionals at EUEC 2011 to determine the industry's progress toward compliance with new regulations.
The World Resources Institute analysis claims that existing authorities could gear up to meet the Obama Administration’s emissions reduction target “in the range of” 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute has made three Freedom of Information Act requests to which, it says, NASA has not responded.
Group's climate director says Congress needs to put a price on carbon pollution and develop an international clean tech program.
RGGI, the Accord, and WCI outline their vision of key design and implementation criteria necessary to establish a high-quality offset program.
American Businesses for Clean Energy and We Can Lead claim that the numbers for pro-climate change legislative action are significant.
Incentives in this Senate bill will encourage businesses to invest in energy saving measures and bring jobs to construction and manufacturing, according to the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reiterated that stationary sources will not have to comply with greenhouse gas requirements until 2011.
EPA is proposing that more industrial sectors should report their greenhouse gas emissions in 2012.
Carbon allowances for 2009-2011 sold at $2.07 while future control period allowances sold at $1.86.
Bill sponsor Sen. Jay Rockefeller says two-year suspension will protect jobs and the coal industry.