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Browsing Tag »greenhouse gases«

→  May 18, 2013

“Would you like to buy a carbon offset with your purchase today?” That’s a question you hear more often when you rent a car or buy groceries at MOM’S Organic Markets. Now, you also have that option when you buy natural gas to heat your home. Here’s the lowdown on carbon offsets, and two “green […]

→  May 6, 2013

EON SE, Germany’s biggest power generator, used the most United Nations offsets to cover carbon- dioxide emissions last year, overtaking steelmaker ArcelorMittal (MT), data on the European Commission website show. Factories and power stations used 500 million offsets in the bloc’s cap-and-trade program, the data show. EON handed in about 35 million credits, enough to […]

→  May 4, 2013

Factories and power stations in the European Union surrendered 500 million carbon offsets to cover emissions last year, 20 percent less than analysts estimated. The amount of United Nations-sponsored Certified Emission Reductions and Emission Reductions used in the EU’s carbon- market program was almost double the 254.6 million credits submitted in 2011, according to data […]

→  May 3, 2013

Factories and power stations in the European Union surrendered 500 million carbon offsets to cover emissions last year, 20 percent less than analysts estimated. The amount of United Nations-sponsored Certified Emission Reductions and Emission Reductions used in the EU’s carbon- market program was almost double the 254.6 million credits submitted in 2011, according to data […]