Tag: Obama

Sunnylands Summit

Relaxed Sino-US meeting gets to grips with big issues.

US backs Canada pipeline

State Department agrees Canada oil sands pipeline in first stage of approval process

US tightens CAFE standards

The US has tightened fuel economy standards for cars and light-trucks and set new targets for heavy vehicles.

Environment News - Bulletin 103 (Jun 09)

President Obama's efficiency and energy legislation gains mixed support, whilst carbon capture and storage causes heated debate. New wood dissolving methods could help biofuels and Volvo looks set for battery power.