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Carbon Credit Programs For Farmers Fail Without Climate Bill

AP | JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BISMARCK, N.D. — A national program that paid farmers millions of dollars for reducing greenhouse gasses has fizzled amid uncertainty about U.S....

Cap and Trade: Dead or Alive?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

One of cap and trade's longtime advocates has said the scheme "died of what amounts to natural causes in Washington." But earlier this month, China and officials from the EU met to scope out a pilot carbon-trading program.

Chicago Olympics Group Goes Green

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago 2016, the group behind the city's bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, is going green. The non-profit organization has j...

President Obama Should Host a UNFCCC Climate Change Summit

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

President-elect Obama has pledged that his administration will mark a "new chapter in America's leadership on climate change." The question is: What will open that first chapter?

Carbon Trading Catching On

Chicago Public Radio | Gabriel Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the financial markets flounder, one exchange in Chicago had a record day this week. The Chicago Climate Exchange hosted its biggest trading day ...

McCain's Emissions-Reduction Plan Receives Favorable Review

Frank Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Carlson

Both McCain and Obama support cap and trade anti-global warming plans. Richard Sandor, founder and CEO of the Chicago Climate exchange, likes John McCain's plan best.