Carbon Markets News

  • ALLCOT joins the carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

    ALLCOT has joined the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), which brings together leaders from across governments, the private sector and civil society to share experience working with carbon pricing and to expand the evidence base for the most effective carbon pricing systems and policies.  “We affirm that since our founding in 2009 we have been vigorously and ...


    By ALLCOT

  • More Than 50% of Britain's Electricity Now Low-Carbon

    November 16, 2016 -- Last quarter, for the first time ever, more than half (50.2%) of Britain's electricity was produced from low-carbon energy sources, according to a new quarterly research report released on 11/14, authored by researchers from Imperial College London in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NBB Sends Letter to Congress Urging Action on Biodiesel Tax Incentive

    The National Biodiesel Board sent a letter to House and Senate tax committee leaders urging extension of the biodiesel tax incentive before it expires on December 31st. The letter was sent on behalf of U.S. biodiesel producers nationwide. “We strongly urge you to extend the biodiesel tax credit and take this opportunity to make a simple, common-sense reform by focusing the credit on U.S. ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • BANC and SMUD to join Energy Imbalance Market

    October 24, 2016 -- The California Independent System Operator (ISO) welcomes today's (10/21) announcement by the Balancing Authority of Northern California (BANC) and Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) of their intent to join the ISO's western Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Agriculture has big role to play in curbing greenhouse gas emissions

    The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report. Agriculture, including forestry, fisheries and livestock production, generate around a fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture must both contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to ...

  • PowerCell signs important agreement with 3M to meet the growing market for fuel cell stacks – to secure deliveries of MEA with high quality and performance

    Leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has signed an important agreement with world-leading 3M to secure future supplies of MEA (Membrane Electrode Assembly). The agreement with 3M secures PowerCell’s supplies for the increased demand of the fuel cell stacks PowerCell S1 and ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • Ovivo concludes an Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Paques for their ANAMMOX Technology in the North American Municipal Market

    Ovivo Inc. (“Ovivo”), a global provider of water treatment equipment, technology and systems, is pleased to announce the conclusion of an exclusive licensing arrangement with Paques B.V. (“Paques”) for their ANAMMOX technology for the municipal market in USA and Canada. This revolutionary technology, for the efficient removal of ammonia from wastewater, uses a biological ...

  • Gov Brown Extends CA Climate Goals

    “California continues to demonstrate its leadership on climate issues with Governor Brown’s signing of SB 32 today. The bill will ensure that the future of low carbon fuels in California remains bright. Biodiesel and renewable diesel are leading credit generators under the low carbon fuel standard and we expect their presence to continue growing with the expansion of this landmark ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Environmental Justice Wins with California Cap and Trade

    Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the poor and communities of color. This win is exactly what is happening in California, where the cap and trade system is eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, and doing so without disproportionately impacting low-income communities. A recent ...


    By The Climate Trust

  • UF/IFAS researchers to study how to reduce carbon dioxide in ranch soil

    University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers hope to reduce possible pollutants emanating from soils in Florida cattle ranches by using a $710,000 federal grant to study soil microbes. In the new study, UF/IFAS researchers will use lab and field studies to investigate how pasture management and factors such as temperature and rainfall affect soil microbes. ...

  • Open Public Consultation on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Work Programme 2018-2020

    Horizon 2020 reflects the policy priorities of the Europe 2020 strategy and addresses major concerns shared by citizens in Europe and elsewhere.The public consultation on Horizon 2020 – Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy- Work Programme 2018-2020 is open from 06 June until 28 August. Details are found ...

  • Concelex, the first CO2 neutral construction business in Romania

    Concelex, a well-known civil engineering and construction business based in Romania, has signed a three years agreement with Allcot to measure and offset its annual carbon emissions. Concelex designs and executes turnkey civil and industrial engineering works, including modernisation and repair of road infrastructure; extension and repair of water and draining networks and water supplies, having ...


    By ALLCOT

  • By bike to the Sea, a CO2 free bicycle tour around Romania

    By bike to the Sea, a bicycle tour from Bucharest till the sea, has become an event CO2 free thanks to Carbon Expert and Allcot. This event, which has been held for 10 years, gathered 450 amateur cyclists who rode a distance of 305 kilometers, divided into Saturday and Sunday (23-24 April). The emissions of this event came from trucks for food and bikes, buses, and cars on the way ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Ontario prepares to join the Carbon Market

    The Government of Ontario has tabled a draft bill on establishing a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario The adoption of this law is a step towards Ontario joining the Québec-California carbon market. “Today Ontario is taking an important step towards setting up its own cap-and-trade system and joining ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Tecam Group establishes Sales Office in Beijing to market its environmental technology in China

    Tecam Group, the environmental technology supplier, continues expanding internationally. The opening of a Representative Commercial Office in Beijing represents a huge step in the company strategy and expansion plans. This new office will serve the booming Chinese market from a local perspective, with experienced Mandarin-speaking Sales Managers, who will provide technical answers to the Industry ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Tecam Group establishes Sales Office in Beijing to serve the local market

    Tecam Group, the environmental technology supplier, continues expanding internationally. The opening of a Representative Commercial Office in Beijing represents a huge step in the company strategy and expansion plans. This new office will serve the booming Chinese market from a local perspective, with experienced Mandarin-speaking Sales Managers, who will provide technical answers to the Industry ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Towards a Global Carbon Market

    SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Quebec, a working group made up of environmentalists and business people, is recommending that the governments of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and California enter into agreements with China, Mexico and the European Union to ensure increased harmonization of the operating rules of their existing or future carbon markets. SWITCH believes that these markets ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Allianz, ABP Join Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition, Aligning Portfolios with Low-Carbon Economy

    Two of the world's biggest institutional investors-Allianz and ABP-today joined the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), a group of investors committed to supporting the fight against climate change. With Allianz and ABP, the PDC now convenes 25 investors overseeing the gradual decarbonization of a total of USD 600 billion in Assets under Management (AUM), dramatically surpassing ...

  • Significant Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across UN - New Report

    The United Nations emitted over 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent in 2014 - the same as the annual CO2 emissions from 191,019 US homes or from consuming 4,868,772 barrels of oil, according to the organization's annual reporting of its greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, efforts to reduce emissions continued across the UN with 18 UN system ...

  • The Market for Mercury Removal will be Growing Robustly in the Next Decade

    Recent estimates of annual global mercury emissions from both natural and anthropogenic sources are in the range of 5,000 to 8,000 metric tons per year. These estimates include mercury that is re-emitted. The U.S. EPA analyzed the harm from mercury and came to the conclusion that reduction expenditures as high as $30,000 per pound would be warranted. On this basis the potential market for mercury ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

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