Controversial U.N. emissions trading regulator admits mistakes, urges reforms
UNITED NATIONS -- The U.N. body in charge of the world's largest carbon offset market has acknowledged widespread problems with its system in a report, but the panel also insisted its approach is one of the only ways to achieve real greenhouse gas reductions this decade.
Utilities brace for clash between stricter drinking water regs, CO2 emissions rules -- report
Existing environmental regulations hamper the ability of water utilities to adapt to climate change, says a leading research foundation in a new report. But, it adds, policymakers have a window of opportunity over the next two decades to aid the sector in preparing for more severe and frequent extreme weather events while also ensuring the delivery of reliable and safe drinking water to customers.