CARBON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CARBON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232831-79/coal-global-energy-exports.html.csp">Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newport News, Va. • As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. This fossil fuel trade threatens to undermine President Barack Obama’s strategy for reducing the gases blamed for climate change and reveals a little-discussed side effect of countries acting alone on a global problem. The contribution of thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328312014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T12:29:02.126-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232831@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:29:02 MDT Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194287-78/county-cordova-sheriff-attorney.html.csp">Has the Carbon County sheriff moved already?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.863-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carbon County leaders are wary that their sheriff might have started his planned retirement early. County commissioners voted Wednesday night to have the county attorney continue investigating whether Sheriff James Cordova still lives where he’s sworn to serve and protect. County leaders suspect that he might have already moved in to his new home in St. George, seemingly beginning retirement before his term ends Dec. 31. Such a move would breach the requirement that elected officials live in th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194287@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Australia repeals maligned 2-year-old carbon tax http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194086-79/tax-australia-carbon-abbott.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194086-79/tax-australia-carbon-abbott.html.csp">Australia repeals maligned 2-year-old carbon tax</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KRISTEN GELINEAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:01:02.456-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sydney • Australia’s government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation’s worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the $22.60 tax per metric ton of carbon dioxide that was introduced by the center-left Labor government in July 2012. Conservative lawmakers burst into applause as the final tally was announced. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s conservati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581940862014-07-17T09:01:02.456-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:01:02.456-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194086@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:01:02 MDT Carbon County sheriff no longer lives there, may be fired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191045-78/county-cordova-carbon-sheriff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191045-78/county-cordova-carbon-sheriff.html.csp">Carbon County sheriff no longer lives there, may be fired</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T21:42:39.085-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carbon County may be without a sheriff soon. County leaders suspect that Sheriff James Cordova no longer lives there and has moved to his new house in St. George, which would breach the requirement that elected officials live in their jurisdictions and would negate his right to hold the office. “It just looks like he’s not here,” Commissioner Jae Potter said Wednesday. Cordova will have a chance to defend himself at a meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. If ousted, the Carbon County Democratic Party...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:42:39 MDT Op-ed: Carbon tax provides market-based solution to climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170860-82/carbon-fee-dividend-climate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58170860-82/carbon-fee-dividend-climate.html.csp">Op-ed: Carbon tax provides market-based solution to climate change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Folland</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.296-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Imagine receiving a check for $390 each month, deposited directly into your checking account, through no effort of yours except that you had previously voted for visionary members of Congress. Indeed that is what a family of 4 would receive if carbon fee and dividend legislation were to be enacted by the Congress, according to a new study by the highly-respected economic analysis firm REMI (Regional Economic Models, Inc.). The study was commissioned by Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL). Last week I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170860@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Letter: Oil distorts Iraq policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58167047-82/oil-iraq-isis-protection.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58167047-82/oil-iraq-isis-protection.html.csp">Letter: Oil distorts Iraq policy</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T17:04:02.013-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The bloody, brutal assault waged by ISIS on the Iraqi government and people has brought back the question of what to do in Iraq. But the question of how to help the poor, war-savaged men and women of Iraq gets diluted by conflicts of interest. Reports of ISIS taking over Iraqi oil fields and possibly disrupting the price of oil have already started to surface. Every report that focuses on oil can take away from the real problem of human suffering. Oil has taken over too many debates, and our nat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167047@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:04:02 MDT NASA scrubs launch of carbon-monitoring satellite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137200-68/launch-satellite-carbon-nasa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58137200-68/launch-satellite-carbon-nasa.html.csp">NASA scrubs launch of carbon-monitoring satellite</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:28:02.694-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. • A failure in ground equipment has postponed the launch of a NASA satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide, the main driver of climate change. A Delta 2 rocket carrying the satellite had been scheduled to lift off early Tuesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. NASA says the countdown stopped at 46 seconds because of the failure of a water flow system that suppresses acoustic energy and protects a launch pad flame duct. The launch has te...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581372002014-07-01T08:28:02.694-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:28:02.694-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137200@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:28:02 MDT Washington Post: Oil exports good for U.S. economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58132094-82/oil-crude-exports-production.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58132094-82/oil-crude-exports-production.html.csp">Washington Post: Oil exports good for U.S. economy</a></h4>