06 Feb '12, 12pm

On Our Radar: A Chinese Challenge on Airline Emissions

China says it is barring its airlines from participating in a European Union system requiring carriers to pay for their carbon dioxide emissions when flying in or out of European airports. But a commission spokesman says the Chinese have already taken steps to comply. [Reuters] Researchers find a more efficient way to harness photosynthesis to create solar energy. The notion is that custom-designed chemicals could be mixed with grass clippings, for example, to create an inexpensive photovoltaic material. [CNET] The president of Palau says his small island nation and others threatened by rising seas and climate change h are seeking to take the issue before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. [Associated Press] Congress’s most recent military appropriations legislation requires explicit justification for any spending on construction for energy-efficient LEED bui...

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China Orders Its Airlines Not to Pay EU Emissions Fee

China Orders Its Airlines Not to Pay EU Emissio...

greenbiz.com 06 Feb '12, 6pm

Opposition to the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS) stepped up today as the Chinese government officially fo...

NASA’s $11 Million Green Flight Challenge Pays Off

NASA’s $11 Million Green Flight Challenge Pays Off

triplepundit.com 07 Feb '12, 10am

NASA has challenged the aviation industry to come up with a new concept for a next generation airplane , and preliminary r...

China bans airlines from paying EU carbon charges

China bans airlines from paying EU carbon charges

channelnewsasia.com 06 Feb '12, 1am

BEIJING: China said Monday it has banned its airlines from complying with an EU scheme to impose charges on carbon emissio...

How to cut carbon emissions: Get rid of middle-aged people

How to cut carbon emissions: Get rid of middle-...

grist.org 07 Feb '12, 2pm

Don’t trust anyone over 30 (or under 70) when it comes to carbon emissions. According to data from the Max Planck Institut...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Quake in the Philippines: At least 88 people are dead and/or missing. The country has

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Quake in the Philippi...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 07 Feb '12, 3pm

Reuters Philippine soldiers on motorcycles negotiated a road that was destroyed by an earthquake in La Libertad in the cen...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: A Subglacial Lake

green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Feb '12, 4pm

Reuters The drilling apparatus at the Vostock research camp in Antarctica. After years of drilling in the Antarctic, Russi...

Students, Join the Green Your School Challenge!

Students, Join the Green Your School Challenge!

treehugger.com 07 Feb '12, 11pm

Taking small steps to be more environmentally-friendly at home is nice and all, but improving the efficiency of systems or...

#singapore Wow! 136 ppl are attending Hwa Chong...

thingstodosingapore.com 06 Feb '12, 10pm

Hwa Chong 24 hour Static Kayaking Challenge is an annual service learning project which aims to raise funds for Muscular D...

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Climate Change and Cu...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 Feb '12, 4pm

The unauthorized release of financial and other documents from the conservative Heartland Institute revives a controversy ...

On Our Radar: Climate Change and Curriculums

green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 Feb '12, 4pm

The unauthorized release of financial and other documents from the conservative Heartland Institute revives a controversy ...

Millions of Chinese wives wed to gay men: exper...

sg.news.yahoo.com 05 Feb '12, 11pm

Beijing (China Daily/ANN) - There may be as many as 16 million women on the Chinese mainland who are married to homosexual...