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Towards a Global Carbon Market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 9, 2015)

SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Quebec, a working group made up of environmentalists and business people, is recommending that the governments of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and California enter into agreements with China, Mexico and the European Union to ensure increased harmonization of the operating rules of their existing or future ...

Carbon market crashes

by edie.net - Faversham House Ltd.  (May 3, 2006)

Untitled Document International carbon markets have experienced a major slump after several industrial strongholds in the EU reported better-than-expected environmental performance. ...

Cleaning up the carbon market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 15, 2008)

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 ...

State of the carbon market - 2008

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 7, 2008)

The global carbon market grew to a whopping US$64 billion (€47 billion) in 2007, more than doubling over 2006, according to a new report from the World Bank highlighting the state and trends of the global carbon market. The European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) also saw a doubling of both value and number of allowances transacted to ...

Establishing a Global Carbon Market

by World Business Council for Sustainable Development  (Dec. 5, 2007)

Carbon markets are increasingly a key feature in national climate policies. Their design and implementation reflect differing imperatives between developing and developed nations, raising questions about how they are developed and what it would take to link them together into a single global carbon market. Establishing a Global Carbon Market: A ...

A Possible Rebirth of the Carbon Market?

by The World Bank  (Oct. 21, 2013)

Many people have voiced pessimism over an international agreement to address climate change since the 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen fell short of expectations. The lack of a comprehensive, global effort to curb emissions; the failure by the United States to pass meaningful federal legislation, the continued recession in Europe; and, most ...

European Carbon Market Update

Launched in 2005 with the aim of reducing emissions by 21% in 2020 compared to 2005 levels, the EU ETS largely dominates the global allowance market. It is the most important mechanism globally and serves as the foundation of the EU’s policy for climate change, focusing on the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective ...

Westport to enter carbon market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 25, 2010)

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 ...

Australia to link carbon pricing to world carbon markets

by GLOBE Foundation  (Aug. 23, 2011)

From July 2015, Australia's carbon pricing mechanism will be linked to carbon markets around the world according to a press statement from the Australian Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. This will allow reductions in carbon pollution to be pursued globally at the lowest cost. Carbon pollution is not confined to national borders - it ...

U.S. government carbon management market

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Jun. 1, 2010)

Carbon Management Software and Services to Reach Nearly $300 Million in the U.S. Federal Government Sector by ...

World carbon markets at a turning point

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 4, 2013)

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 ...

Making sense of the voluntary carbon market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Mar. 18, 2008)

This report, prepared by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), discusses the role of the voluntary carbon market and provides an overview of the most important currently available carbon offset standards. It compares the following standards side-by-side, outlining the most pertinent aspects of each: Clean Development ...

The carbon marketing wars have begun

by Environmental News Network  (Jan. 27, 2009)

Their logos and packaging are near clones—Lay's potato chips in the United States and Walkers crisps in the United Kingdom. The story behind the similarity is that both brands are owned by PepsiCo. But a subtle difference sets them apart. Each bag of Walkers crisps carries a label stating that 75.0 grams of carbon were emitted to produce a 34.5 ...

Ontario prepares to join the Carbon Market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 25, 2016)

The Government of Ontario has tabled a draft bill on establishing a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario The adoption of this law is a step towards Ontario joining the Québec-California carbon market. “Today Ontario is taking an important step towards setting up ...

U.S. government carbon management market

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 1, 2010)

The United States government is one of the largest consumers of energy and is expected to spend almost $29 billion on energy in 2010, as it occupies nearly 500,000 buildings, operates more than 600,000 vehicles, employs over 1.8 million civilians, and purchases more than $500 billion in goods and services each year. Following President Obama"s ...

State and trends of the carbon market 2008

by The World Bank  (May 8, 2008)

The global carbon market grew to a whopping US$64 billion (EUR 47 billion) in 2007, more than doubling over 2006, according to a new report from the World Bank highlighting the state and trends of the global carbon market. The European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) also saw a doubling of both value and number of allowances transacted to ...

“STATE OF THE CARBON MARKET 2006` - New report to be released at Carbon Expo shows dramatic growth in carbon market

by Koelnmesse GmbH  (May 2, 2006)

A new report from the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) highlighting the trends of the global market for carbon emissions trading will be released during CARBON EXPO in Cologne, Germany, on May 10th. Carbon Expo is the largest carbon fair in the world, with more than 2000 representatives from governments, ...

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