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24 May 2010

The American Power Act: Trees Fare Well in Latest US Climate Bill

It’s been a good run for trees in climate-change talks, and that run continues with the latest climate bill introduced two weeks ago in the US Senate (read the full discussion draft here).  For proof, just ch

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May 24, 2010

90 Scientists Urge Congress Not to 'Cook the Books' in CO2 Accounting for Biofuels, Other Bioenergy Sources

Concerns Expressed About Treatment of Bioenergy Sources in U.S. House and Senate Climate/Energy Bills; Improper Accounting Could Lead to Large-Scale Destruction of Forests, Undercutting of Other Climate Change Gains.

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May 23, 2010

Opinion: Point Carbon: credits to average US$26/t in early years of US ETS

Point Carbon Research projects that the price for each metric tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) would average US$26 over the period 2013-2020 under a federal cap-and-trade system as outlined in the American Power Act (APA).

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May 23, 2010

Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP

In the days after the immensity of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico became clear, some Nature Conservancy supporters took to the organization's Web site to vent their anger.

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May 23, 2010

Environmentalism is Dead

Another tragedy befalls the environment and we can count on those that were once environmentalists to capitalize, figuratively and literally.

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May. 18, 2010

Rain Forests Lose Out in Senate's New Climate Bill

Much of the handwringing by greens over the new climate and energy bill introduced in the Senate on May 12 has focused on the overtly controversial aspects of the legislation: the partial allowances it makes for new offshore oil drilling, for instance, and the ceiling it puts on carbon prices.

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May 10, 2010

Interview with Michael G. Morris - CEO of American Electric Power

The picture of the global carbon market is a murky one, stymied on the one hand by the lack of a U.S. climate policy, and bubbling over on the other hand with a highly speculative, and even murkier, voluntary market.

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September 12, 2009

Biomass plant plans in Wisconsin

A proposal by We Energies to generate power by burning waste wood at a Wisconsin paper mill comes at a time when the paper industry and environmentalists have raised concerns about another wood-burning power plant in northern Wisconsin.


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