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  • 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 ...


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  • Making sense of the voluntary carbon market

    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 ...


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  • 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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  • Ontario prepares to join the Carbon Market

    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 its own cap-and-trade system and joining ...


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  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Market Data launches the CRC Database

    Carbon Market Data is pleased to announce the launch of the CRC Database, a new tool including information on the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme. The CRC (Carbon Reduction Commitment) Energy Efficiency Scheme is a mandatory emissions trading scheme for the UK that aims to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through energy efficiency. The ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • State of the voluntary carbon markets report 2010

    2009 was a tumultuous year for the voluntary carbon markets, which saw transactions equivalent to 94 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions reductions, a 26% drop compared to 2008, according to the fourth annual State of the Voluntary Carbon Market Report issued today by Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The total value of traded credits declined 47% to US$387 million in ...


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  • Europe strengthens its carbon market for a competitive low-carbon economy

    The European Commission welcomes today's vote by EU governments gathered in the Climate Change Committee to postpone the sale of 900 million carbon allowances in the 3rd phase of the EU's Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) which runs up to 2020. This marks a key step in restoring the short term balance in the European carbon market and sets the stage for the proposal of a further structural ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Carbon, energy and clean tech market actors meet at CARBON EXPO in cologne

    With questions surrounding carbon markets and climate finance needing answers, there is an opportunity to participate in the leading Global Trade Fair and Conference for Carbon, Energy and Clean Tech Markets taking place in Cologne, May 30-June 1. At a time when the carbon market is in transition - EU emissions prices are sharply lower, a federal US cap and- trade program is distant, and a fully ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • MCeX launches first Canadian carbon trading market

    There wasn’t much business transacted - just three contracts changed hands. But the debut of Canada’s new carbon emissions market last week heralds great potential for growth. The Montréal Climate Exchange (MCeX), a joint venture of the Montréal Exchange (MX) and the Chicago Climate Exchange(R) (CCX), officially launched trading in Canada of futures contracts on carbon ...


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  • 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 ...

  • New carbon management firm to pursue multi-billion dollar carbon market

    Friday's closing of the deal that sees Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. join forces with ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. creates a new company that is well positioned to take advantage of a multi-billion dollar carbon market worldwide. Operating under the banner of ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd., this newly merged company will offer a broad range of industry-leading support to help organizations fully manage ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • Voluntary Carbon market is fast becoming big business

    If anyone had doubts about the importance of the voluntary carbon market they would certainly have been overcome by the announcement last month by Merrill Lynch of a new carbon offset service to assist businesses to reduce emissions through voluntary offsets. In partnership with ICF International, Merrill Lynch’s new Green and Gold initiative is the latest in a series of moves ...


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  • Latest RGGI auction shows strength of carbon markets

    The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation's first market-based regulatory program to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, have announced the results of their 20th auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances. 38,782,076 CO2 allowances were sold at the auction, held Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at a clearing price of $3.21. The ...


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  • Final report CARBON EXPO- Carbon markets grew in volume but continues to face uncertainties

    Carbon markets grew in volume but continues to face uncertainties Participation at CARBON EXPO high as market players seek clarity With around 2,500 visitors and media representatives participating from 95 countries, the 9th annual CARBON EXPO in Cologne ended today with a strong show of continued commitment from the private sector. Despite financial turbulence, ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • SMART 2020: enabling the low carbon economy in the information age

    Transformation in the way people and businesses use technology could reduce annual man-made global emissions by 15 per cent by 2020 and deliver energy efficiency savings to global businesses of over EUR 500 billion [GBP 400 billion/USD 800 billion], according to a new report published by independent non-profit The Climate Group and the ...


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  • Global carbon markets now open to Wetland Restoration and Conservation

    Wetlands International welcomes the approval of the new carbon trading category “Wetlands Restoration and Conservation” (WRC) by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The new category provides a strong incentive for private investment in conservation and restoration of carbon rich wetlands. The Verified Carbon Standard’s new ...


    By Wetlands International

  • SGS Introduces Product Carbon Footprint Marks on the Indian Market

    As a result of rising consumer awareness, reducing the carbon footprint has become a key focus area for many organizations. A carbon footprint helps to assess the impact people and businesses have on the environment. It measures the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by different activities. By knowing the carbon footprint of products and the organization, it is easier to develop a ...


    By SGS

  • CARBON EXPO 2009: More than a new location - New momentum for the global carbon market

    The awareness of climate change has increased tremendously over the years, and there is a sense of growing commitment to action, among city decision-makers and concerned local stakeholders.This has led to the adoption of city climate strategies and implementation of GHG mitigation policies and measures in a multiplicity of cities in many developed and developing countries. Rapidly increasing ...


    By Koelnmesse

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