Larger firms based in England will no longer receive free carbon-cutting advisory services in an attempt to expand paid-for services from the Carbon Trust, reports Envido.
CDM monitoring & reporting for carbon credits case study
Abridged from a Wastecon 2008 Presentation and Paper by Mitchal L. Cassel LANDTEC, Colton, California The project sites The project is in Brazil and obtains certified emission reductions (CER) or carbon credits for a large scale, waste handling and disposal, clean development mechanism (CDM) project. Methane emissions are being reduced through collection and destruction of landfill gas (LFG). The project is a joint venture between environmental finance company, EcoSecurities, and Brazilian civil engineering and...
Environmental indicator report 2014
Across the world, there is growing recognition that the prevailing model of economic growth, grounded in ever-increasing resource use and pollutant emissions, cannot be sustained indefinitely. In the coming decades, with global population expected to increase to 9 billion people from 7.6 billion today, continued improvements in living standards and well-being will depend on a transition to a green economy globally that can meet society`s needs while preserving the natural systems that sustain us. Increasingly,...
Corporations and Carbon Pricing
Think liberals and environmental hipsters are leading the way on carbon pricing? Think again. According to a report just published by nonprofit environmental information organization CDP, hundreds of corporate giants, including Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil and Bank of America, are already including carbon pricing in business decisions — and many are working to advance related legislation as well. The report, Global Corporate Use of Carbon Pricing, summarizes information gathered from companies around the world...
Putting the carbon ahead of the drivers
The round of applause at the end of the REDD+ negotiations in Bonn reflected the relief of the Parties at having concluded work on several difficult issues. But their efforts will not stop deforestation and forest degradation. After two weeks of meetings in Bonn (Germany), delegates negotiating the mechanism to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) made significant progress. Several unfinished issues stemming from the last meeting in Doha (Qatar) were resolved in Bonn, or a way...
Report on carbon sensitive urban water futures
The challenge of supplying water and energy required for food production and development while mitigating climate change and adapting to its consequences has been termed the Energy Water Nexus. Water, energy, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change are interlinked through a series of relationships. The water sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through several routes including embedded emissions in capital equipment, energy consumption during drinking water treatment, water...