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  • U.N. Clean Development Mechanism Approves Arcadia Biosciences Methodology, Links Carbon Credits to Crop Genetic Improvements for First Time

    Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, today announced that the Executive Board of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has approved Arcadia’s methodology to allow farmers to earn carbon credits from reduced ...


    By Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.

  • Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

    Brazil's Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for protecting and restoring forests in their Amazonian territory. The Suruí community, which numbers around 1300 people, was first contacted ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • American Carbon Registry Approves First Carbon Offset Methodology for Emission Reductions from Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    A revolutionary new tool is now available to help restore the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetlands -- Louisiana's first line of defense against damaging hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Isaac. Funded by Entergy Corporation, developed by New Orleans-based ...


    By Entergy

  • American Carbon Registry Initiates Approval of World`s First Carbon Offset Methodology for Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, announces an open public comment period for a first-of-its-kind carbon offset methodology that will both quantify how wetland restoration work can combat climate change and provide a way to help pay for rebuilding the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetland. The methodology, ...


    By Entergy

  • WSP produces methodology relating to emissions from abandoned mines

    The Sustainability & Energy team in our US operation, in conjunction with our client, Vessels Coal Gas, Inc., has developed a new GHG methodology for the mining industry and has had the methodology successfully validated by the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) Program. The methodology relates to emissions reductions produced by abandoned, closed, decommissioned, or inactive coal mines. The ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • 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

  • Flight carbon footprint calculator prelude to aviation carbon market

    The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO, has unveiled a carbon calculation tool on its website that allows travellers to estimate the carbon footprint for any flight they take. A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of the amount of greenhouse gases produced, measured in units of carbon dioxide. For instance, one ...

  • What is the dollar value of carbon offsetting?

    An Imperial College University Study shows that for every 1 tonne of CO2 emission removed from the atmosphere through a carbon offset program- a further value of US$664 dollars is delivered in economic, social and environmental benefits for local communities around the world. Offsetting one tonne of carbon dioxide brings an additional $664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Forest carbon offsetting report 2010

    EcoSecurities, Conservation International, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA), ClimateBiz and the Norton Rose Group have collaborated to find out what more than 157 global, multinational and regional organisations think about forestry and forest carbon offsetting projects. Some of the key findings of the survey include: Positive attitudes towards forest ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UN panel calls for action over carbon market scandal

    A coalition of environmental groups is demanding that the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board take strong and immediate action to halt the documented abuses in the UN carbon trading scheme. The coalition is demanding a thorough investigation to address fundamental flaws in Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) rules that allow for the issuance of phony carbon credits. Certified ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • VER+ and BlueRegistry for credible carbon offset projects

    People, politics and business are aware that climate change is one of the leading challenges of the 21st century. With climate change on the rise in importance, not only official negotiations on current and future schemes have revived in relevance but emissions from any sort of activity or product have become an issue of general concern. It is usually dealt with the private or corporate ...


    By TÜV SÜD AG

  • REEEP Introduces Quality Benchmark for Carbon Offset Markets

    Vienna - Protecting the climate has become more sophisticated in recent years, with a plethora of options available to make a company, airline ticket or conference ‘carbon neutral.’ Governments, companies and individuals all have the opportunity to calculate the carbon emissions generated by their activities and then to purchase “offsets” from an emissions reduction project in the developing ...

  • Governments embrace voluntary carbon offset market

    A new Ecosystem Marketplace report takes stock of the 13 most advanced efforts, and offers a glimpse of the carbon markets of tomorrow. The United States has famously failed to develop a strategy for slowing and adapting to climate change, but that hasn't stopped the US states of Oklahoma, California, and Oregon from creating frameworks to support greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cities are under-served by carbon markets, says OECD

    Cities are using two-thirds of world energy and producing two-thirds of energy-related greenhouse gas emissions. So actions to fight climate change should target cities. Carbon markets could help finance some of the necessary low-carbon investments, as highlighted in the Cancún climate conference. But cities are under-served by the current carbon markets. "Carbon markets can be an ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ClimateCare supported project wins Carbon Finance Transaction of the Year

    ClimateCare is delighted that the Carbon for Water project has today been recognised through the 2012 Environmental Finance awards, winning Carbon Finance Transaction of the Year. ClimateCare lead authored the methodology for this project, helped to structure the finance and is now providing recurrent financing through the sale of carbon credits. A world first, the Carbon for Water project ...


    By ClimateCare

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. and Wildlife Works Carbon LLC Deliver First REDD+ Project in Democratic Republic of Congo

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR)(FRANKFURT: 9EA) and Wildlife Works Carbon LLC are pleased to announce the successful validation, verification and issuance of 2.5 million tonnes of Verified Emission Reductions from the first REDD+ project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Mai Ndombe REDD+ project is the world's largest REDD+ project to achieve validation and ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • Carbon Trading Magazine Survey Names SCS Global Services the Best Validation and Verification Company in the Voluntary Carbon Market for 2012

    SCS Global Services was named "Best Validation Company" and "Best Verification Company( http://www.scsglobalservices.com/carbon-offset-verification )" in Carbon Trading Magazine's 2012 Carbon Market Survey( ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • National and Regional Commitments Drive Carbon Trading in Gap Left by Kyoto

    In its annual review, CCBJ brings readers up to date on the global carbon trading market and talks to U.S. companies positioning to deliver the carbon-related products and services that will be demanded in ever greater quantities in the United States over the next decade. After five consecutive years of robust growth, the total value of the global carbon market has stalled at around $142 billion ...

  • The Gold Standard introduces new rules for increased rigor and clarity in carbon market

    The Gold Standard launched an upgraded version of its certification scheme this week, which better enforces the principles of additionality and sustainable development in the carbon market. The upgrade responds to increasing market demand for a faster pipeline for premium carbon offset projects. The Gold Standard is the world's most rigorous certification scheme for voluntary and compliance ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Carbon footprint review shows ‘large’ savings for Axion’s recycled polymers

    Recycled polymers have significantly lower carbon footprint than oil-based virgin plastics – up to 89% for ABS – according to latest research by Axion Polymers. The Manchester-based plastic recycler’s 2017 Axpoly® Carbon Footprint Analysis also reveals a carbon saving of 82.5% for recycled (HIPS) and 73% for recycled (PP). The CO2 ...


    By Axion Group

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