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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • British Columbia’s Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax: A Review

    In 2008, British Columbia implemented the first comprehensive and substantial carbon tax in North America. By 2012, the tax had reached a level of C$30/t CO2, and covered approximately three-quarters of all greenhouse gas emissions in the province. This paper reviews existing evidence on the effect of the tax on greenhouse emissions, the economy, and income distribution as well as provides new ...


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  • 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

  • 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 Closes Acquisition of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corporation

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ("ERA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ESR) is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition (the "Acquisition") of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. ("Offsetters") and Carbon Credit Corporation ("CCC") of Vancouver BC, Canada. The Company has also closed its private placements announced on September 17, 2012 (the "First Private Placement") and October 9, 2012 (the ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • AquaCritox® Qualifies For Financial Credits

    Irish firm SCFI has received a declaratory ruling from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) - part of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) – qualifying its world-first AquaCritox wet waste destruction technology as a Class 1 renewable energy source. The ruling means the technology is now eligible for generous ‘low emission’ and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Entergy Announces Purchase of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Credits

    Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the purchase of approximately 137,000 tons of greenhouse gas reduction credits from New York's largest non-hazardous solid waste facility. The credits were generated from the capture and destruction of methane, a byproduct of waste decomposition. Seneca Meadows, Inc. owns and operates the waste ...


    By Entergy

  • Subprime Carbon: Preparing for the dangers of hidden carbon risk

    WRI is drawing lessons from the subprime mortgage crisis to prepare the financial community for another potentially paradigm-shifting market change: the advent of carbon regulation. With the Wall Street financial meltdown on everyone’s mind, the dangers of hidden risks are a timely topic. At a minimum, there are two key lessons here with respect to climate change and carbon risk. First, markets ...

  • 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 ...


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  • Capturing carbon dioxide to grow food

    Delta, British Columbia-based ProSelect Gas Treating Inc. has unveiled a new carbon capture system for the greenhouse industry. The GC6 Carbon Capture System has the ability to harness carbon dioxide (CO2) from biomass combustion emissions and convert it into fertilizer to grow greenhouse crops. This $5 million Canadian-made innovation gives greenhouse growers access to a more sustainable ...


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  • World carbon markets at a turning point

    The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading. While the volume of carbon credits traded globally will grow by an estimated 14 percent this year, reaching roughly 12 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalents, concerns remain about depressed market prices in certain markets and uncertainties abound over the ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • UK Carbon League Table Published

      Today the government published the largest ever public disclosure of UK companies' carbon emissions. The Performance League Table ranks the carbon performance of over 2000 organisations that fall under the government's CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme legislation. The Performance League table shows that 22 organisations came equal first by scoring 100% in the Early Action Metrics. This group ...


    By Carbon Clear Limited

  • Crafting a carbon market from India’s grassroots

    In India, the carbon market is starting to take root. The country is now home to a large share of carbon-offset projects, many of which are certified under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. Yet forests remain poorly represented in these efforts. This may not be the case for long, however, if one of India's climate-focused entrepreneurs has his way. M. Satyanarayanan is ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • BC’s carbon tax - no reward without risk

    In under a month, BC’s carbon tax will come into force. Many argue it will do little to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; others believe it is the most comprehensive carbon tax regime ever introduced that may set a precedent for other carbon taxes elsewhere. Either way the tax is a gamble for the BC government; but without taking such risks, there can be no reward. Quebec is the ...


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