Tag Archives: carbon dioxide emissions

American Wind Energy Association welcomes T. Boone Pickens campaign

The American Wind Energy Association welcomed the campaign launched by T. Boone Pickens to strengthen U.S. economic and energy security by boosting wind power production.

U.S. Department of Energy, in a major technical report, confirmed that wind can generate 20% of U.S. electricity supply by 2030 while providing benefits that far outweigh the cost.

South Korea to freeze greenhouse gas emissions for five years

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South Korea announced plans to cap greenhouse gas emissions at 2005 levels for the next five years, despite South Korea not required to make cuts under the Kyoto protocol.

In a policy report to President Lee Myung-bak, Environment Minister Lee Maan-ee presented the ministry’s initiative to contain emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, at 2005 levels.