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  • Could carbon credit schemes save the whale?

    It's likely that commercial whaling has released around one hundred million tons of carbon to the atmosphere over a century or so. That's according to researcher Andrew Pershing, who believes that carbon credit schemes could be employed as an incentive to protect whales and large fish such as bluefin tuna. In a joint project backed by the University of Maine, US, and Gulf of Maine Research ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Few African farmers benefit from carbon credit projects

    African smallholder farmers lack adequate and reliable information about how to participate in agricultural carbon credit projects, says one of the authors of a recent report on innovations in such projects. A report published in July by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security says carbon credit projects ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Carbon Capital Markets to offer Carbon Credits from United Nations Approved Projects

    Carbon Capital Markets®, a leading carbon trading and asset management company, is to offer issued Certified Emission Reductions (CERs). The issued CERs will be made available to companies looking to voluntarily offset their carbon footprint as part of their wider environmental and CSR strategies and customer engagement.  Issued CERs are Kyoto compliant carbon credits which have already ...


    By Carbon Capital Markets

  • European banks establish EUR 125m carbon credit fund

    The EUR 125 million Post 2012 Carbon Credit Fund established by five leading European public financing institutions; the European Investment Bank-EIB (initiator and principal investor with EUR 50 million), Caisse des Dépôts (EUR 25 million), Instituto de Crédito Oficial-ICO (EUR 10 million), KfW Bankengruppe (EUR 25 million) and the Nordic Investment Bank-NIB (EUR 15 million), is beginning its ...

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd Announces Acquisition of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corporation

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) ("ERA" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into two non-binding letters of intent dated September 6, 2012 to acquire (the "Acquisition") shares in Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. ("Offsetters") and Carbon Credit Corporation ("CCC") of Vancouver BC, Canada. The Company is also pleased to announce that it is conducting a private ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd Announces Signing of Definitive Agreements for the Acquisition of Offsetters Clean Technology and Carbon Credit Corp.

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ("ERA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ESR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into three definitive agreements to effect the purchase of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. ("Offsetters") and Carbon Credit Corp. ("CCC") (the "Acquisition") as first announced on September 17, 2012. The closing of the Acquisition (the "Closing") is anticipated to occur concurrently ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • CantorCO2e L.P. Retained to Arrange Forward Sales of Green Automotive`s Carbon Credits

    Green Automotive Company Corporation, announced today that it has retained CantorCO2e L.P. to market the Zero Emission Vehicle (“ZEV”) credits and carbon credits resulting from the sale of Green Automotive vehicles in North America. Following the Company’s announcement last June that it was developing a carbon credit forward sale program which could ...

  • Greener export credit rules approved

    OECD countries have agreed new rules to strengthen current environmental and social due diligence processes when providing export credits and to create financially prudent incentives to support business projects with low CO2 emissions. A second agreement aims to encourage support for advanced climate-friendly technologies such as carbon capture and storage. The first agreement is an ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • First Turkish Carbon Transaction between Bilgin Energy and 3C climate change consulting

    Ankara based Bilgin Energy Investment Holdings A.S., supported by Munich based Future- Camp, and Frankfurt based 3C climate change consulting (3C) terminated the first Turkish carbon transaction in June 2006. 3C purchased emission reduction certificates from Bilgin Energy’s wind power plant project ‘BARES II’ in Balikesir. The first carbon transaction in Turkey between Bilgin Energy and 3C ...


    By First Climate AG

  • ICF International Takes Best Advisory/Consultancy Award In Voluntary Carbon Market Survey

    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been honored by companies participating in Environmental Finance magazine’s Voluntary Carbon Market Survey 2012 for its outstanding work in voluntary carbon markets. With more than 600 companies casting votes, ICF was ...


    By ICF International, Inc.

  • Cleaning up the carbon market

    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 global warming, CDM regulators themselves are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Westport to enter carbon market

    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 internationally acclaimed Voluntary Carbon Market Standard ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CantorCO2e Hires Andy Kruger to Head up Emissions Credit and GHG Desk

    Kruger brokers NOx, SOx, ERCs, and Carbon From New York desk NEW YORK - CantorCO2e, LP, a leading energy and environmental brokerage and an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., today announced that Andrew Kruger has rejoined the firm as Vice President and Manager of its Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), emission reduction credit (ERC), and greenhouse gas/carbon credit ...

  • MCCF Carbon Managers appoint Fortis

    The Carbon Managers of the Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund (MCCF) have appointed Fortis Intertrust Netherlands as service provider for the fund. Fortis Intertrust is responsible for the structuring, trust management and administration of the special purpose vehicle created (Carbon Purchase Intermediary - CPI).  The MCCF is sponsored by both the European Bank for Reconstruction and ...

  • UK Village at CARBON EXPO 2006

    - UK Climate Change Projects Office organizes group participation CARBON EXPO 2006 - Global Carbon Market Fair & Conference - is the w orld's only trade fair and conference for emissions trading and the carbon market. From 10th to 12th May 2006, it will be ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Unified carbon price is a must for Canada

    The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) has advised the Canadian federal government to move quickly to implement a unified national carbon pricing policy across Canada in order to meet the Government of Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets for 2020 and 2050. The Report, Achieving 2050: A Carbon Pricing Policy for Canada sets out a comprehensive ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Honeywell Eliminating Inventory of Certain Ozone-Depleting Materials, Selling Resulting Emission Reduction Credits

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has begun destroying inventories of certain ozone-depleting refrigerants and selling the resulting emission reduction credits for use in California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. The company has already destroyed more than 27,000 pounds of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant with one of the highest ozone-depleting potentials.  It ...


    By Honeywell

  • CARBON EXPO to return to Cologne in 2010

    After a successful edition in Barcelona, CARBON EXPO - Global Carbon Market Fair & Conference - will return to Cologne, where the world's largest annual platform for emissions trading and greenhouse gas reduction projects will be held for the seventh time from May 26-28, 2010. This edition will again be jointly organized by the World Bank, the International Emissions Trading Association ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • 3C Group & Factor at Carbon Forum Asia

    For the first time since the announcement of our merger, 3C Group – The Carbon Credit Company and Factor Consulting + Management AG will appear together at a major carbon event next week. We are looking forward to meeting you at our booth (C-18) at Carbon Forum Asia 2007 in Singapore (Nov 6-7)! Please find our exact location in the attached floor plan. 3C’s Dr. Sascha Lafeld will take part in ...


    By First Climate AG

  • First Climate and Verde Consulting announce joint venture in India

    First Climate AG, an integrated carbon asset management company and Verde Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (VCPL) have today announced a joint venture to manage carbon emission reduction projects and source carbon credits primarily in India.The new company, called First Climate (India) Private Limited and headquartered in Kolkata will cover a wide range of services including CDM and VER project development, ...


    By First Climate AG

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