Month: April 1999
Senators favour voluntary carbon emission reductions over Kyoto ratification
US senators have introduced legislation to reduce carbon emissions by strengthening existing voluntary carbon emissions reductions programs, rather than by implementing the terms of the Kyoto Treaty or by giving the US EPA more power over US energy policy.
COLUMBIA: pollution charges succeed where legislation has failed to get results
A new system of pollution charges to complement environmental legislation is getting results in Columbia where the traditional 'command and control' approach has failed, according to a study by the World Bank's New Ideas in Pollution Regulation (NIPR) programme.
Joint venture could help reduce Chinese greenhouse gas emissions
A joint venture formed by US technology and manufacturing company AlliedSignal and Shanghai Zhixin Enterprises Company (ZXCO) to manufacture amorphous metal core products could help the Chinese reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases.
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