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Navigating the American Carbon World, presented by Climate Action Reserve
28 – 30 April 2015
Los Angeles, California
GMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting and Coal Mine Methane Workshop — Registration now open!
3 – 4 June 2015
2015 Longwall USA Exhibition & Conference
16 – 18 June 2015
32nd International Pittsburgh Coal Conference and the 2015 U.S. CMM Conference Combine Forces in a Special CMM Track
Now accepting abstracts for a special CMM track: 1 May 2015 deadline
5 - 8 October 2015
CMM Track Call for abstracts
Recently Released Publications
Stochastic reservoir simulation for the modeling of uncertainty in coal seam degasification
Karacan, Ö. C. and Olea R.
Fuel, Volume 148, pp. 87-97, May 2015.
Map of Assessed Coalbed-Gas Resources in the United States, 2014
U.S. Geological Survey National Assessment of Oil and Gas Resources, December 2014.
Global energy-related emissions of carbon dioxide stalled in 2014
The International Energy Agency states that preliminary data shows that global carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector stood unchanged from the previous year.
Cutting Carbon Pollution in America
The United States is leading global efforts to address the threat of climate change by taking some common-sense steps to curb carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases. Initiatives that drive energy efficiency, promote clean energy and carbon pollution standards for power plants are believed to be part of the path toward a clean energy economy.
EU carbon market emissions dropped by 3.7% in 2014
Participants in the European carbon market will be watching emissions numbers, as emissions have fallen in 2014, due to factors like higher renewable energy output and lower electricity consumption.
Year-on-Year January 2013 – March 2015 Comparison of Average Monthly Prices of Gas, Electricity and Carbon Offsets (ARB):
*Henry Hub gas prices are a widely accepted national indicator of gas prices, and therefore chosen for this display. **ARB Offset Prices shown represent all compliance offset protocols. The Mine Methane Capture protocol was not adopted until April 2014. ***Retail electricity prices displayed are for all sectors covering the entire U.S.