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Global Emissions

Energy Quote of the Day: On US Coal Exports to Asia Reducing Global Carbon Emissions

August 29, 2014 by Jared Anderson

Global Carbon Emissions and Coal Exports

With US natural gas production growth and subsequent natural gas price declines coal has been backed out of the power generation fuel mix to some extent. As a result, US coal producers are exporting greater volumes to European and Asian buyers.[read more]

Carbon Capture: What are Economic and Social Benefits?

January 5, 2011 by Global CCS Institute

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a vital tool in the global fight against climate change. With its important application to the capture and storage of carbon dioxide emissions from power stations, CCS has a crucial role to play in tackling greenhouse gas emissions whilst maintaining security of supply. The International Energy Agency...[read more]

The battle over CO2 emissions

July 2, 2010 by Lou Grinzo

The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) has issued a report, No growth in total global CO2 emissions in 2009 [PDF] that highlights just how difficult it will be to reduce humanity’s total CO2 emissions. From the report’s web page (emphasis added via italics): Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon...[read more]