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  • Carbon Credits in Mexico

    Total Energy Services, a Mexican integration company for enviromental and energy projects, has signed a joint venture partnership with GPT Consultores from Chile in order to elaborate and present clean energy projects for obtaining Carbon credits. At present the number of projects being analyzed is 6 in the areas of methane secuestration, hydro facilities and is satrting the development af a ...


    By Total Energy Services

  • 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

  • Post 2012 Carbon Credit Fund - Project Developers aim to lock in their future carbon credit revenues now

    Creating certainty for project developers while a post-2012 agreement has not yet been accomplished, the Fund’s investors affirm their commitment to the carbon credit market.  At the Carbon Expo in Barcelona the Fund announces continued interest among project developers as uncertainty over a post-2012 agreement persists. In the last few weeks alone, the Fund has signed two ERPAs and several ...

  • 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

  • School board to sell carbon credits

    The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Greening Canada Fund (GCF) signed an agreement this week under which TDSB will begin selling carbon credits to GCF - credits created from results of the Board"s efforts to make significant reductions to its greenhouse gas emissions. Over five years, this innovative transaction - one of the first of its kind - is expected to generate more than $1.7 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ALLCOT to develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves which will generate carbon credits

    ALLCOT Group, a sustainability company that serves clients on three continents, will develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves that will generate carbon credits.   The company plans to undertake a programme of several small projects (known as a Programme of Activities) in the regions of Casamance and Sine Saloum.   ALLCOT has signed an agreement with Oceanium, a Senegalese ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Initiative: Carbon-credit dollars for timber lots

    For most of Oregon's history, the forests like the ones near Paul Nys' house were places where a landowner could get wealthy. Cultivated from seed, rows of trees were grown to a healthy middle age and then chopped down, buzzed into lumber at sawmills and shipped out. Over the years, the retired schoolteacher has had many offers to buy his property, like many other landowners in the state's timber ...


    By Associated Press

  • Improving the rules on carbon projects

    Climate negotiations must promote capacity building, not impose quotas, if all developing countries are to benefit from the Clean Development Mechanism, argues ZhongXiang Zhang. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an innovative financial incentive built into the Kyoto Protocol to channel funds and technology to developing countries to help them meet their sustainable development goals. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • 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

  • Swiss Krono issues carbon credits in DAO IPCI

    1.5 mln tradable carbon units have been issued in DAO IPCI system by fibreboard manufacturer OOO Swiss Krono operating in Russia. From 1 January 2013 to 30 June 2017 its reduction of GHG emissions made 1 491 861 tons of CO2, as evaluation by KPMG confirmed. The company's GHG emission reductions were achieved by replacing fossil fuels with biofuel (wood waste) within the company’s ...

  • Carbon credits to be used to fund GM food crops

    US biotech firm Arcadia Biosciences has announced a plan to help fund the planting of genetically modified rice with carbon credits. The company will work with the Chinese government to give farmers who plant their crops carbon credits, which they can then sell on the global carbon trading market. Arcadia is touting its GM rice as a greener alternative to the regular crop. The plant has had a ...

  • Biothermica Sells 325 000 Carbon Credits to the Government of Luxemburg

    First Trade of Carbon Credits: Biothermica Energy Inc Sells 325,000 Carbon Credits to Luxemburg, Credits Generated by a Landfill Project in Latin America. Montreal: Evolution Markets Inc. announces today it has brokered a trade of carbon reduction credits under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) between the Government of Luxembourg and Biothermica Energy Inc. The sale of ...

  • MOVE Systems and ALLCOT sign agreement to develop first ever New York based carbon credit generation project

    MOVE Systems International, LLC, a company which delivers safe and clean energy solutions to the mobile food industry, has begun a joint venture with ALLCOT Group to develop the first ever carbon credit generation project based in New York City. The main objective is to replace traditional food carts powered by noisy, pollution spewing gasoline generators with MOVE’s new state of the art ...


    By ALLCOT

  • New brunswick landfill scores first carbon credit sale

    With CantorCO2e"s assistance, the Fredericton Region Solid Waste Commission (FRSWC) is seeing green. After voluntarily installing controls at its landfill and gaining recognition of its greenhouse gas reduction credits, FRSWC has completed initial sales of its newly minted greenhouse gas credits. Earlier this year, with CantorCO2e"s assistance, FRSWC successfully registered its emission credits ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • House Buys Carbon Credits Through Chicago Climate Exchange

    The Chicago Climate Exchange, which began its greenhouse gas trading operations in 2003, has announced the results of its auction of Carbon Financial Instrument contracts conducted on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives at its request. The reverse auction was a bid for 300 contracts representing 30,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent from a pool of U.S. based projects that have ...

  • World Bank caught in controversy over suspect carbon credits

    A storm has been brewing for months in an obscure corner of the carbon-trading world, and it's now raging into full public view. At issue is whether the UN should modify the way it gives valuable carbon credits for climate-destroying refrigerant chemicals, and the stakes are high. The decision could reshape the $2.7 billion carbon crediting scheme known as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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