clean coal technology

Obama and McCain Clash Over Energy, Nuclear, Climate

Article: Obama and McCain Clash Over Energy, Nuclear, Climate

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, October 8, 2008 (ENS) – Energy and environment issues formed a substantial part of last night’s presidential debate between Democratic hopeful Senator Barack Obama and Republican Senator John McCain. The second of three debates was an informal style Town Hall event held at Belmont University in Nashville, with veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw as…

Democratic Nominee Obama Vows to Defeat Climate Change

Article: Democratic Nominee Obama Vows to Defeat Climate Change

DENVER, Colorado, August 29, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change has made Senator Barack Obama’s list of “threats of the 21st century” alongside terrorism and nuclear proliferation, poverty, genocide, and disease. Accepting the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night before 75,000 supporters at Denver’s Invesco Field, Obama said he would “build new partnerships” to defeat these…

China and Australia to Install Clean Coal Plant in Beijing

Article: China and Australia to Install Clean Coal Plant in Beijing

BEIJING, China, March 8, 2008 (ENS) – Two coal producing nations – Australia and China – signed a formal agreement for research and testing of clean coal technology Thursday in Beijing. The agreement, between the Australian government research organization CSIRO and China’s Thermal Power Research Institute, TPRI, will see TPRI install, commission and operate a…

Can Trade Tariffs Facilitate Environmental Repair?

Article: Can Trade Tariffs Facilitate Environmental Repair?

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson recently talked at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York. Paulson advocates the removal of any trade tariffs on environmentally sustainable technology. ‘It’s economically and morally indefensible to have tariffs on environmental goods and services,’ said Mr. Paulson. Paulson believes that the path to environmental health lies through developed countries working…