Hydro carbon

Parkinson, Giles
July 2007
Bulletin with Newsweek;7/31/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6580, p44
The article reports on the significance of carbon emission rate in the deal between Alcan Inc. of Canada and Rio Tinto PLC. of Australia. It is reported that Alcan carbon emission rate is almost one third of its biggest rival Alcoa Inc. and under carbon trading schemes it will be of significant importance to Rio Tinto. It is mentioned that after merger, their aggregate emission of green house gases would be high and both the companies are working to reduce it.


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