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IMO set to collide with EU over vessel CO2 emissions

14 Sep 2012

LONDON The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is making little headway on market-based measures to curb carbon dioxide emissions from international shipping, putting it on a policy collision course with the European Union, observers said.

EU carbon rescue plan may not help U.N. offset slump

17 Jul 2012

LONDON Any lifeline European Union regulators throw to the bloc's own troubled carbon market may do little to help the United Nations' ailing emissions offset scheme.

Like coffee and cocoa, bonds to get green certified

13 Jul 2012

LONDON Investors will soon be able to buy corporate bonds with a 'climate' certification, much as consumers with strong social and environmental convictions now buy coffee and chocolate products with labels such as Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance.

London raises bar on greening the Games

11 Jul 2012

LONDON A reed warbler sings from her nest, well hidden along the banks of a river that winds through a London park.

London raises bar on greening the Games

10 Jul 2012

LONDON A reed warbler sings from her nest, well hidden along the banks of a river that winds through a London park.

London raises bar on greening the Games

10 Jul 2012

LONDON A reed warbler sings from her nest, well hidden along the banks of a river that winds through a London park.

London raises bar on greening the Games

10 Jul 2012

LONDON A reed warbler sings from her nest, well hidden along the banks of a river that winds through a London park.

FEATURE-Olympics-London raises bar on greening the Games

10 Jul 2012

LONDON, July 10 A reed warbler sings from her nest, well hidden along the banks of a river that winds through a London park.

Quick fix to EU carbon scheme expected in weeks

09 Jul 2012

NICOSIA/LONDON A planned quick fix to the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme is expected to emerge over the coming weeks as a first step to the deeper reforms urgently sought by environmental and some business campaigners.

U.N. sounds environment alarm ahead of Rio summit

06 Jun 2012

LONDON/SINGAPORE Population growth, urbanisation and consumption are set to inflict irreversible damage on the planet, the United Nations said on Wednesday, and called for urgent agreement on new environmental targets at an Earth summit this month.

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