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    Report: WLTP is the new four-letter word for European CO2 emission regulations
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    A hard job may be getting a little harder for European automakers looking to meet stricter emissions mandates. Automakers charged with cutting fleetwide emissions by about 27 percent by 2021 may have to shave off even more emissions by then if the European Union has its way. That's because the EU ...

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    Study: UN says diesel trucks might not be worst emission offenders
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    Airborne particulate matter can really do a number on us humans, particularly with regard to our cardiovascular systems. It seems reasonable for air pollution, then, to be a major concern when calculating the environmental and health costs of the way we do business. Diesel-powered transport has ...

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    Report: Biofuel companies not happy with UN ethanol report
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    Fear not, American ethanol advocates, the world biofuel community is taking a stand. The Renewable Fuels Association, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance and the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association are among those crying foul about a recent United Nations report that looks at how biofuels (like ...

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    IISD calls for countries to phase out all fossil fuel subsidies
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    Reforming eliminating fossil fuel subsidies would save governments billions of dollars while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and freeing up monies for incentives on cleaner forms of energy, according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a Canada-based ...

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    UN calls for annual investment of $1.9 trillion in "green" tech to avoid "planetary catastrophe"
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    Humanity is close to breaching the sustainability of Earth, according to the recently publish World Economic and Social Survey 2011: The Great Green Technological Transformation. The report says that a massive technological revolution is needed to avoid a "major planetary ...

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    GM CEO Wagoner slams biofuel critics in Beijing
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    Recent comments by John Powell, the deputy director of the UN World Food Program, have drawn return fire from GM CEO Rick Wagoner at the Beijing Motor Show. Powell blamed biofuels in part for the recent run up in food prices around the world that has resulted in more poor people not being able to ...

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