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Putting a Price on Carbon

Despite conspicuous resistance from the U.S., governments around the world are putting a price on carbon. Emissions trading has increased dramatically in the last five years and over the next five years the trading of carbon emissions is expected to become the world’s largest commodity market. The provisions for international emissions trading were introduced with the establishment of the Kyoto Protocol….

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Enviro News Wrap: UK Recants on Environmental Promises; China Buying Up Mineral Rights; Oil Spill Off New Zealand, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Politicians in England recant on environmental promises. Environmental support is easier said than done in politics. China continues its tour of the globe to grab mineral rights, this time in England. A small tablet computer for children in poor rural areas runs off of only 3…

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