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US Supreme Court Challenges EPA Role in Climate Rules

01.07.2022 -

The mission of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under US president Joe Biden for the past 18 months has been to restore some of the Obama era anti-pollution...

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2017 Through the Rear-view Mirror

10.01.2018 - Mergers and acquisitions, new petrochemical projects, the dismantling of US environmental regulations and a tussle over the hazards of pesticides in Europe, along with a protracted...

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China‘s ETS Program to Focus on Energy

22.12.2017 - China has announced that the first phase of its long-awaited nationwide carbon emission trading scheme (ETS), expected to be the largest of its type worldwide, will focus initially...

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Paris Accord May be Derailed by Cheats

10.08.2017 - US President Donald Trump’s announcement of the American withdrawal from the Paris Accord is not the only threat to achieving the ambitious targets of the climate agreement and may...

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US Officially Announces Paris Accord Exit

07.08.2017 - The US officially informed the United Nations on Aug. 4 that it will withdraw from the Paris Accord. However, it said it would continue to participate in the UN’s climate change...

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Aging Plants Come Under Scrutiny

19.07.2017 - Aging oil and petrochemical facilities are coming under increased public and regulatory scrutiny in the wake of recent incidents or suspected environmental violations. In Scotland...

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Multinationals Back US Climate Leadership Council

22.06.2017 - Leading international companies including ExxonMobil, Total, BP, Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble among others, have joined a US campaign against climate change that was...

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Trump’s Climate Deal Exit Disappoints Chemical Industry

04.06.2017 - The US chemical industry has expressed its disappointment over President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate change agreement. Under the landmark deal finalized in December...