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Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions 19.11.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
Companies ranked on efforts to cut emissions
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Growing ties with India no threat to Pakistan: US 19.11.2009 New Kerala: World News
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New Zealand's 'Kyoto forests' sow the seeds for a massive emissions surge | Fred Pearce 19.11.2009 Guardian: Environment
When New Zealand's sink forests are harvested in the 2020s, as is likely, all that carbon will return to the atmosphere The government of New Zealand responded with some irritation to my column last week , which castigated a national strategy for meeting its Kyoto climate targets by allowing greenhouse gas emissions to rise by 22% from 1990 to 2007. All was well, it said. The 600,000 hectares of forests that were planted in the 1990s would soak up all the excess CO2 – around 90m tonnes of it between 2008 and 2012. In fact, the country was likely to be ahead of its Kyoto target of stabilising emissions at 1990 levels. But back home this policy is controversial, to say the least, with many experts accusing the government of a sleight of hand. They include the independent but prestigious Sustainability Council of New Zealand . The central problem seems to be that when it comes to carbon, Middle Earth is a scientific minefield. And the Kyoto rules give the government considerable ...
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Hutchison camp uses calls, ads to clarify campaign 19.11.2009 Houston Chronicle: Texas
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is using robo calls and radio commercials to make sure her supporters know she still is in the governor's race and that she decided to stay in the Senate "at risk to my political future."


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Business of Green: Storm Over the Chamber 19.11.2009 NY Times: Science
Thomas Donohue, the United States Chamber of Commerce’s president, expressed hostility toward climate legislation, which led several businesses to resign in protest.

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Closing in on a target for carbon emissions 19.11.2009 Washington Post: Editorials
CLIMATE CHANGE was at the top of President Obama's agenda in China Tuesday, just three weeks before representatives from 192 countries meet in Copenhagen for a much-anticipated international climate conference. And he came tantalizingly close to saying what the rest of the world has been waiting years to hear: that next month the United States, the largest per capita emitter of greenhouse gases, will finally come to the table with a specific carbon reduction target.
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California approves new standards on energy-hungry TVs 19.11.2009 LA Times: Top News
The California Energy Commission votes 5-0 in favor of the nation's first efficiency regulations for televisions of up to 58 inches sold in the state. The stricter rules take effect Jan. 1, 2011.

California is putting big-screen television sets on a diet.


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'Australia's ban on uranium sales to India makes no sense' 19.11.2009 New Kerala: World News
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US should support India for Security Council: American expert 19.11.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Fiorina faces the D.C. press corps, but offers few specifics 19.11.2009 San Jose Mercury News: News
The former HP chief turned Republican Senate candidate straddles the fence on issues ranging from global warming to immigration to whether she wants Sarah Palin's endorsement.
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U.S. to help China develop inventory of its greenhouse gas emissions 19.11.2009 Washington Post: Nation
The United States and China have agreed to cooperate on developing an inventory of China's greenhouse gas emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday, an initiative that appears be a response to criticism of Beijing's data collection.

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PM US visit to highlight strong, growing Indo-US partership 19.11.2009 New Kerala: World News
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Mardell's America 19.11.2009 BBC: World
Why Brits get the 'toothy' parts in Hollywood
Hulu Steps Into Music With EMI and Norah Jones 19.11.2009 NY Times: Technology
Hulu has struck a deal with EMI, the music label, to bring music videos to its site. First up is a Norah Jones channel.

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Andy Grove's Prescription for Health Care 19.11.2009 NY Times: Technology
Andy Grove, former chief executive of Intel, offers his ideas for bringing some of the "better, faster, cheaper" virtues of the chip industry to health care.

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Supercomputers Are Still Fast, but Less Super 19.11.2009 NY Times: Technology
Increasingly, they are really large systems that rely on mainstream computing parts.

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Former Nickelodeon Chief Has iPhone Plans 19.11.2009 NY Times: Technology
Albie Hecht, the former Nickelodeon Entertainment president, hopes to introduce his latest children's entertainment franchise as an app.

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Business of Green: Companies Call Government Incentives the Key to Green 19.11.2009 NYT > World
Companies involved in clean technology say their growth depends more on subsidies and tax breaks from national governments than on international agreements.

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Obama meets Chinese premier, ends `productive' visit 19.11.2009 CNN-IBN: World
VISIT TO CHINA: Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Wen Jiabao prior to their talks in Beijing.Both the Presidents have decided to hold regular dialogues with each other.
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Japan calls for binding deal at Copenhagen 19.11.2009 Hindu: International
TOKYO: Japan wants developing countries, including China and India, to accept a legally binding greenhouse gases emission cuts at the upcoming 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties on climate change at Copenhagen. Kazua Kodama, ...
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