05 Sep '12, 8pm

Oil Sands, Carbon Capture and the Keystone XL Verdict: The governments of Canada and Alberta will put up most of...

Associated Press An oil sands mining operation near Fort McMurray, Alberta. HOUSTON — In a bid to make oil sands production less polluting, Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday that it would go forward with the first carbon capture and storage project ever tried in the fields of western Canada. The announcement of the Quest project after years of study comes just months before Washington will reconsider whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline to increase imports of heavy oil from the oil sands. Environmentalists have fought the project, arguing that refining and burning oil from the oil sands emit far more carbon than conventional oil. The project, which is scheduled to begin operations by 2015, is intended to capture and permanently store underground more than a million tons of carbon dioxide a year, which Shell estimated was equivalent to taking 175,000 cars off ...

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The carbon tax, demystified

grist.org 30 Aug '12, 11am

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grist.org 04 Sep '12, 5pm

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Global Carbon Trading Takes a Big Step Forward

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triplepundit.com 10 Sep '12, 9am

’s ETS, which began in 2005, is the biggest program by far, operating in 30 countries and covering power stations, oil ref...

[Blog Update] A Call to Action To Stop The Keys...

itsgettinghotinhere.org 26 Aug '12, 7pm

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Curtain rises on California’s planned carbon market

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grist.org 31 Aug '12, 11am

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In the Green Room with Carbon Trust's Tom Delay...

businessgreen.com 02 Sep '12, 11pm

Tom Delay is chief executive of the Carbon Trust. He joined in 2001, following a career with Shell and management consulta...

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Over the next few days, Republican lawmakers, Party officials, delegates, and supporters will gather in Tampa, Florida for...

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businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 12am

Californian officials have completed a successful trial of its much anticipated carbon trading scheme, which will be launc...

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Triathlon Canada’s New High-Performance Director Looks To Heal Wounds: Libby Burrell will look to change a few t...

Triathlon Canada’s New High-Performance Directo...

triathlon.competitor.com 05 Sep '12, 1am

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