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Post Carbon: November 28, 2010 - December 4, 2010

New energy efficiency standards for shipping

In an effort that could translate into serious cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from global shipping, ome major shippers will join with retailers and the Carbon War Room group to announce Monday that they will apply a universal energy efficiency index to their fleets.

By Juliet Eilperin  | December 3, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Google Earth Engine debuts

In what promises to be one of the most impressive innovations to come out of the Cancun climate talks, the philanthropic arm of Google is launching a new technology platform Thursday that will allow worldwide monitoring and measurement of changes in the earth's environment.

By Juliet Eilperin  | December 2, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Obama administration reimposes offshore oil drilling ban

Obama administration officials will announce Wednesday afternoon they will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of the next five-year drilling plan, according to sources briefed on the plan, reversing two key policy changes President Obama announced in late March.

By Juliet Eilperin  | December 1, 2010; 4:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (295)
 
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Energy chief Chu and Agriculture secretary Vilsack headed to Cancun

While Cancun may not be attracting many heads of state this year, the Obama administration is dispatching two cabinet secretaries and a senior environmental official to the U.N. climate talks.

By Juliet Eilperin  | November 30, 2010; 10:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Cancun talks start with a call to the gods

With United Nations climate negotiators facing an uphill battle to advance their goal of reducing emissions linked to global warming, it's no surprise that the woman steering the talks appealed to a Mayan goddess Monday.

By Juliet Eilperin  | November 29, 2010; 12:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (136)
 
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