January 10, 2014
Carbon Capture and Storage
Masdar joins hands with ADNOC on carbon capture project
Gulf Today – December 9
Clifford Chance law firm is advising Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar, on its pioneering development of a CO2 capture, usage and storage project. This will be the first CO2 capture project in the UAE, and one of the first commercial-scale integrated CO2 capture and storage projects in the world.
Coal's New Best Friends: An Environmentalist and Obama's EPA
Forbes – December 10
Big coal’s newest best friends? A prominent environmentalist and the White House. That’s not what you usually hear, but coal investors should listen to Armond Cohen, a lifelong environmental organization lawyer and environmental group chief executive, and read the brand new federal rule on carbon capture and sequestration published by the Environmental Protection Agency last Friday.
Too early to link UK extreme weather to climate change, says Met office
The Guardian-January 10
Agency at odds with David Cameron's linking of recent heavy rainfall and storms with climate change
Tony Abbott's climate change policy problematic
Sydney Morning Herald-January 10
The federal government's new green paper reveals many practical problems with its policy to combat climate change.