US Law on Carbon Cap-and-Trade Scheme Expected to Pass

June 2, 2009 / No Comments

Professionals connected with the carbon market are hoping that the United States Congress would soon give approval to a federal “cap-and-trade” scheme that is bound to boost emissions trading. [caption id="attachment_5414" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Fiddlers Ferry Coal Power Station near Liverpool"][/caption] It was the existing Kyoto Protocol that laid the foundations for emissions trading by imposing caps on emissions in Europe and other ...

Laser Remote Sensing Cars to Fight High Emission Vehicles

June 26, 2008 / No Comments

Tokyo Tells Large Buildings to Cut CO2 Emissions. Now, Beijing is banning high-emission vehicles. For whatever reason these kinds of things remind me of a ceasefire in a war. If they can stop now, or for a while, why can't they stop for good? Yellow vehicles are those with, surprise, a yellow sticker on them for not being able to ...

Half of All Government Cars Removed from Streets

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

Beijing is getting serious about clean air during the Olympics. The city has removed one half of all government vehicles from the streets of Beijing. The move eases congestion, reduces emissions and saves resources for a greener Olympics, which start 8-8-08. "The government wants to take the lead in guaranteeing smooth transport during the Games," said a transport official. The move ...