LONDON, Dec 11- Cajoled by developed world governments and shocked by disasters such as the Bangladesh factory fire, investors in emerging market companies are looking more closely at environmental, social or governance issues before they buy.» Read More
WASHINGTON, Dec 10- U.S. Supreme Court justices offered President Barack Obama's administration some encouragement on Tuesday as it weighed the lawfulness of a major federal air pollution rule regulating emissions that cross state lines.
South Jersey Gas wants to build a 22- mile pipeline through the Pinelands to connect with the BL England power plant in Cape May County.
*China industrial output, retail sales, urban investment awaited. *China shippers rally on "special funds" for buying, scrapping vessels. *Coal sinks, environmental companies rise on China pollution.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the cheapest price in the U.S., and how Winter Storm Dion is impact prices in the U.S.
The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes reports on cold rain and snow in the Boston area.
LONDON, Dec 9- The Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013, backed by a bipartisan group of 18 senators, is one of those pieces of special-interest legislation that deserves to die in the U.S. Congress.
They want the EPA to force nine states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute to higher ozone levels to the north and east of the upwind states.
They want the EPA to force nine "upwind" states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute raising ozone levels to the north and east of them.
*Changes in " Brussels consensus" likely to be only limited. These articles of faith are widely regarded as self-evident truths in the European Commission and the European Central Bank but are often regarded by voters as the cause of their misfortunes rather than the solution to them.
WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, Dec 8- Canada is running out of time to offer U.S. Concessions from Canada would make the pipeline more palatable in Washington, experts say, since Obama has made fighting climate change a second-term priority and has said that Canada could do more to reduce carbon emissions.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The Obama administration on Friday extended the length of permits that allow wind farms and other operations to accidentally kill protected eagles to 30 years, drawing fire from wildlife conservationists.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. government on Friday extended the length of permits allowing wind farms and other operations to accidentally kill protected eagles, drawing fire from wildlife conservationists.
Almost 200 nations at U.N. talks in Warsaw last month agreed to fund the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation program and took steps to ensure it will be part of a global pact to tackle climate change after 2020..
BISHKEK, Dec 6- Kyrgyzstan is suing Canada's Centerra Gold for 15 billion soms over what the government says is ecological damage, marking a new twist in a bitter row with the investor running the largest Kyrgyz gold mine.
LONDON-- Britain braced for severe flooding and the worst tidal surge in 60 years after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts hit the country Thursday and began moving across Europe. About 10,000 homes along the eastern English coast were evacuated after Britain's Environment Agency warned the country could face its worst tidal surge in 60 years.
*Britain says EU Commission misread international mood. BRUSSELS, Dec 5- Leading European Union states Britain, France and Germany propose scrapping a plan to make all aircraft pay a carbon charge for using EU airspace, documents seen by Reuters show.
*Kyrgyzstan ups pressure, wants 67 pct in proposed Kumtor venture. BISHKEK, Dec 6- Kyrgyzstan is suing Canada's Centerra Gold for 15 billion soms over what the government says is ecological damage, marking a new twist in a bitter row with the investor running the largest Kyrgyz gold mine.
A panel of five EPA rulemakers- including Chris Grundler, director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality- listened intently as groups of five to six speakers came up in succession to state their positions.
ALBANY, N.Y.-- Environmental groups Wednesday delivered thousands of comments critical of New York's proposed liquefied natural gas regulations and demanded the state withdraw the proposals and start over.
The EPA has already published draft regulations that would limit greenhouse emissions from new coal plants to no more than 1,000 lbs of carbon dioxide per megawatt-hour of electricity generated.