Tag: carbon intensity


Frequent commenter Gary Tulie from the UK joins me in musing why the subject of clean energy is so politically divisive in the U.S. He offers the following: I think it must only be in America that there is such Read more…


The Chinese government has ordered five cities and two provinces to set caps on greenhouse gas emissions in preparation for a series of regional carbon markets. Last week, China’s National Development and Reform Commission urged Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai,


The Chinese government will impose regional emissions targets as part of a national drive to cut the economy’s carbon intensity by 2020, according to a report. While China is studying the potential of a domestic carbon market to achieve its Read more…


After one week of little progress at the UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, Chinese negotiators have offered a proposal that some analysts are calling a “game-changer.” According to reports from Reuters, Xinhua News Agency and other media outlets, China Read more…


During the heart of the recession in 2009, CO2 emissions fell as economic activity slowed. Now that the world is seeing modest signs at recovery, the pace of economic activity has picked up and so have the CO2 emissions. According Read more…

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