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Public consultation on circular economy launched by European Commission

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 30, 2015)

The consultation has been launched in order to “present a new, more ambitious circular economy strategy late in 2015, to transform Europe into a more competitive resource-efficient economy, addressing a range of economic sectors, including waste”. The Circular Economy Strategy will be fully aligned with the priorities of the new ...

ECOMONDO 2015 is hosting the debut of Global Water Expo

by Rimini Fiera S.p.A  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Global Water Expo is one of the new features of ECOMONDO 2015, the great international expo dedicated to the recovery of material and energy and sustainable development. From November 3rd to 6th, Hall D3 at Rimini Fiera will host an area representing technologies for the management of the integrated water cycle with the accent on efficiency. An ...

Renewable energy redoubles its global reach

by Climate News Network  (Jun. 27, 2015)

A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier. This expansion happened in a year when the global economy and energy use both grew, but without a matching rise in emissions of carbon dioxide − the main greenhouse ...

Energy efficiency works: US energy use per dollar cut in half in last 35 years

by American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)  (Jun. 30, 2015)

Energy efficiency has made major strides in the US in the last 35 years, with “energy intensity” – the measurement of energy used per dollar of gross domestic product – down from 12.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 1980 to 6.1 thousand Btus per dollar in 2014, according to a major new report from the nonprofit American Council ...

A Possible Rebirth of the Carbon Market?

by The World Bank  (Oct. 21, 2013)

Many people have voiced pessimism over an international agreement to address climate change since the 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen fell short of expectations. The lack of a comprehensive, global effort to curb emissions; the failure by the United States to pass meaningful federal legislation, the continued recession in Europe; and, most ...

Establishing a Global Carbon Market

by World Business Council for Sustainable Development  (Dec. 5, 2007)

Carbon markets are increasingly a key feature in national climate policies. Their design and implementation reflect differing imperatives between developing and developed nations, raising questions about how they are developed and what it would take to link them together into a single global carbon market. Establishing a Global Carbon Market: A ...

Cleaning up the carbon market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 15, 2008)

This week the Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 1000th project, an energy efficiency project in Andhra Pradesh, India, expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 34,000 tonnes annually. While many are celebrating the start up success of multibillion-dollar CDM experiment designed to curb ...

State of the carbon market - 2008

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 7, 2008)

The global carbon market grew to a whopping US$64 billion (€47 billion) in 2007, more than doubling over 2006, according to a new report from the World Bank highlighting the state and trends of the global carbon market. The European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) also saw a doubling of both value and number of allowances transacted to ...

Westport to enter carbon market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 25, 2010)

Westport Innovations Inc. has announced a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines. The program will be a joint initiative with that in collaboration with Grütter Consulting. The Westport Carbon Project (WCP) is in the process of being registered with the ...

Carbon market crashes

by www.edie.net - Faversham House Ltd.  (May 3, 2006)

Untitled Document International carbon markets have experienced a major slump after several industrial strongholds in the EU reported better-than-expected environmental performance. ...

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