• Russia delivers first nuclear fuel to Iran

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has delivered the first shipment of nuclear fuel to Iran's Bushehr atomic power station, a step Western powers worried by Tehran's nuclear ambitions had urged Moscow not to take.

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  • SSE gets planning consent for Scottish wind farm

    Scottish and Southern said construction work was expected to start next year and that the wind farm scheduled to be commissioned in 2010.

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  • Energy Software Enhanced to Track Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Good Steward Software announces the release of EnergyCAP Enterprise 5.0. The second major upgrade in 2007, this release features over 100 valuable new energy efficiency software improvements including Greenhouse Gas Tracking, Automatic Weather Data Updates, and an interface to the EPA's ENERGY STAR building rating system. >> Read the Full Article
  • Why Biofuels When Cheaper Measures are Available for Climate Protection?

    PARIS - "We need to concentrate on the most cost-effective measures to reduce CO2 emissions in transport", stressed Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali on Thursday. Too often high cost and low impact measures are being chosen, he criticised. Because the challenge for the sector to reduce its CO2 emissions is immense, neither industrial nor developing countries can afford to get priorities wrong. "By achieving the required emission reductions at the lowest overall cost, it is possible to protect the climate with minimal damage to welfare and economic growth." >> Read the Full Article
  • Tesla Revisited, Company Offers New Induction Lighting System

    LONG BEACH, Calif. - US Lighting Tech, a manufacturer of commercial lighting products, has launched "induction lighting". They are targeting for businesses and municipalities that want to reduce costs and carbon emissions while improving quality and safety. >> Read the Full Article
  • North American Steelmakers Endorse Global Approach to Addressing Climate Change

    WASHINGTON - Responding to the International Iron and Steel Institute's (IISI) address on climate change delivered during the UNFCCC COP-13 meeting this week in Bali, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) endorsed the global sectoral approach to address climate change, agreeing that "this type of global approach is required if a future emissions regulatory regime is to deliver meaningful reductions in greenhouse gas emissions worldwide."

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Duke Energy Applies for Nuclear Power License

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy today submitted a combined construction and operating license (COL) application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a proposed two-unit nuclear station in Cherokee County, S.C.

     

     

     

     

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  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Joins The Climate Registry

    BALI, Indonesia - Participating today in the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced it has joined The Climate Registry (TCR), an organization dedicated to creating a common standard for measuring, reporting and verifying greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions consistently across industry sectors in North America. PG&E is a founding member of the California Climate Action Registry and has voluntarily catalogued its carbon footprint since 2004. >> Read the Full Article
  • China axes 13 coal power plants, cites pollution

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top economic planning agency has revoked approvals for 13 small coal-fired power plants amid efforts to boost energy efficiency and reduce pollution, state media said on Sunday. >> Read the Full Article
  • Carmakers can pool CO2 emissions: EU draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Carmakers will be allowed to team up and form pools to spread the burden of meeting tough new limits on carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union, a draft EU document obtained by Reuters showed on Friday.

    The European Commission intends to publish legislation next week laying out how ambitious targets to reduce emissions of the main gas blamed for global warming will be distributed among makers of light and heavy cars.

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