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World leaders meet in Addis in a bid to boost development finance

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jul. 13, 2015)

Over 30 heads of state and government, more than 110 government ministers and over 1000 business and civil society representatives gathered in Addis Ababa for the opening of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development with calls to ensure the necessary resources to improve people's lives while protecting the planet The meeting ...

Aquatech awarded contract to supply a Thermal Desalination (MED) System for the SOHAR Refinery Improvement Project in OMAN

by Aquatech International Corporation  (Aug. 25, 2015)

quatech, a global leader in water and wastewater technologies for the industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract to design and supply a Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for Orpic’s Sohar Refinery Improvement Project in Oman. Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down

by Associated Press  (Aug. 4, 2015)

These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices. Prices for coal, natural gas, oil and the fuels made from crude such as gasoline and diesel are all far less expensive than they have been in recent years. Consumers are ...

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