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  • 2008 carbon market valued at EUR 90bn, say analysts

    The global carbon market grew substantially in 2008, despite the downturn in other global commodity markets - and the EU's trading scheme was responsible for most of this activity. According to analysts Point Carbon, nearly 5bn tonnes of CO2 equivalent changed hands across the world during the course of the year - an increase of 83% on the activity in 2007. The market's total value for the year ...

  • Analysts say global carbon market will pass US$100bn by year`s end

    The global carbon market is on pace to grow more than 80 percent this year to $116 billion, according to the clean-technology research and analytics firm New Energy Finance. The burgeoning market -- which hinges on the buying and selling of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions -- grew almost 36 percent, from $64 billion at the start of January to $87 billion at the end of September. ...

  • 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

  • State of the carbon market - 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • U.S. government carbon management market

    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 Executive Order 13514 and the mandatory reporting ...


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  • State and trends of the carbon market 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 the tune of US$50 billion (EUR 37 billion). The ...


    By The World Bank

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

    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, business, and civil society organizations involved in ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Mounting Pressure to Curtail Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drives the Carbon Capture and Storage Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Carbon Capture and Storage markets. The worldwide CO2 capture and storage capacity is projected to reach 56 million tonnes by 2018, driven by increasing pressure to control emissions of greenhouse gasses, political will to achieve emission targets, and growing ...

  • Independent Analyst Firm Lists Verisae as a Leader in Energy & Carbon Management Software

    Verisae’s software platform recognized for software capabilities and market momentumMINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Verisae, the global leader in Sustainability Resource Planning (“SRP”) has been listed in another global industry analyst report. In the “Green Quadrant® Carbon and Energy Management Software 2010” report Verdantix researched and ...


    By Verisae

  • HSBC predicts low carbon energy market to triple

    The world's low-carbon energy market is likely to treble by 2020, HSBC analysts forecast on Monday, saying that rising concerns about resource scarcity would support broad consensus on the threat of climate change. The electric vehicle market would benefit most, growing more than 20 times by 2020 to reach US$473 billion, said HSBC's "Sizing the climate economy" report. Climate policy has faced ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon management market to reach $5.7 billion by 2017

    Current trends in energy supply and use, accompanied by rising greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, are unsustainable - economically, socially, and environmentally - according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The U.S. government estimates that GHG emissions will increase by 50% by 2030 and even with energy and fuel efficiency improvements in transportation, buildings, and electric power ...

  • Business of innovating: Bringing low-carbon solutions to market

    Climate change-and efforts to mitigate it-are creating an increasingly uncertain future for businesses. The long-term effects of a warming climate are enormously difficult to predict, but in the near term, new policies, technologies, and market preferences are already altering the competitive landscape of entire industries. Today's policy environment, particularly in the United States, is ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Activated Carbon Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2017

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Activated Carbon Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2017 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Low carbon workplace could redefine landlord-tenant relationship, says independent industry analyst

    An innovative business model that provides commercial tenants with on-going support to reduce their carbon emissions could redefine landlord-tenant relationships in the UK, according to independent analyst firm Verdantix. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Auction cuts to breathe new life into EU carbon markets

    The European Union’s Emissions Trading System has been widely criticised for failing to provide sufficient incentive to stop the region’s generators burning coal rather than gas or other cleaner fuels. However, from next Wednesday, the EU ETS is set to change radically, according to research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. On 12 March, the EU will start to ...

  • Auction cuts to breathe the new life into EU carbon markets

    The European Union’s Emissions Trading System has been widely criticised for failing to provide sufficient incentive to stop the region’s generators burning coal rather than gas or other cleaner fuels. However, from next Wednesday, the EU ETS is set to change radically, according to research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. On 12 March, the EU will start to ...

  • Investors ready for forest carbon market if Copenhagen and countries supply certainty

    A survey of investors with approximately US$7 trillion of assets under management has shown significant support for an expanded carbon market mechanism which would address the estimated 20 percent of global carbon emissions due to deforestation and forest degradation. But the 2009 Forest Carbon Investor Survey, conducted by the Brunswick Group on behalf of the WWF Forest Carbon Initiative, found ...


    By WWF International

  • New carbon standard guarantees environmental integrity and transparency for global offset market

    A new global carbon offset standard launches today at the London Stock Exchange boosting business, consumer and government confidence in the voluntary carbon market. The Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) provides a new and much needed quality assurance for certification of credible voluntary offsets.  The rigour and transparency of the new VCS will boost market confidence for many companies ...

  • Sprint Named Corporate Sustainability Leader by Independent Analyst Firm Verdantix; Releases Industry-Leading Carbon Reduction Metrics

    Sprint Nextel [NYSE: S] is a top U.S. wireless provider for corporate sustainability performance, according to a new study from independent analyst firm Verdantix1. The ...


    By Verdantix Ltd

  • Cost of carbon emissions poised to rise as EU Member States advance market fix

    Carbon prices are poised to rebound from a three-year slump as European Union member states backed a stopgap plan to reduce a record glut of pollution permits. The cost of emitting carbon dioxide will jump to 7.75 euros ($10.55) a metric ton by the end of the year, from the Jan. 8 close of 4.65 euros ($6.35), according to the median of nine analyst and trader estimates compiled by Bloomberg News. ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

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