Archive for September, 2010
US CO2 emissions will jump 3.6 per cent this year, the Energy Information Administration said Wednesday.
The EIA, a unit of the Department of Energy, revised upward its forecast for CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels for 2010.
U.S. government stimulus spending has put the country on track to double renewable energy production capacity by 2012 and halve solar power costs by 2015, Vice President Joseph Biden said on Tuesday.
Some major participants in the voluntary carbon market are shrinking after the United States failed to implement federal cap-and-trade legislation and the market stopped growing last year.
Alternative energy investment prospects have shriveled in the United States after the U.S. Senate was unable to break a deadlock over tackling global warming, a Deutsche Bank official said.
The United States stands by its 2020 target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions despite the Senate’s failure to pass legislation to fight climate change, the top U.S. climate envoy said on Monday.