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  • New agriculture offset protocol expands opportunities for farmers to participate in the carbon market

    The Climate Action Reserve, North America’s premier carbon offset registry, adopted its Nitrogen Management Project Protocol today. The protocol provides opportunities for farmers to generate carbon offsets by implementing agricultural management practices that reduce the application of synthetic nitrogen fertilizer to corn crops in the Midwestern United States. Nitrogen is an essential ...


    By Climate Action Reserve

  • 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

  • A Possible Rebirth of the Carbon Market?

    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 recently, the election results in Australia have ...


    By The World Bank

  • Bloomberg LP to Participate in NYC Carbon Challenge

    Bloomberg LP today announced its commitment as an anchor participant in the New York City Carbon Challenge to Commercial Tenants. The Mayor’s Carbon Challenge is an invitation to the private sector to match New York City government’s goal to reduce its emissions by 30 percent in ten years, which is part of the broader PlaNYC goal to reduce citywide emissions 30 percent by 2030. To ...


    By Bloomberg

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • UN actively participating at Carbon Forum America 2008

    The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has announced it will be sending a large delegation to Carbon Forum America which will take place from February 26-27, 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  The trip to San Francisco will take the United Nations back to its birthplace by the Bay, where it was founded in 1945.   The delegates will be lead by Halldor ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • 3C experts to participate in multiple Carbon Expo events

    Frankfurt - Markus Huewener and Dr. Sascha Lafeld, Managing Directors and Board Members of 3C Group, are to participate in a plenary session and three sideevents to share their insights into the carbon market industry and their visions for the future on Thursday, May 3, 2007 at the 2007 Carbon Expo. 3C will exhibit together with investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort in Hall 11.1, B-028. Markus ...


    By First Climate AG

  • CARBON EXPO reinforces its leadership role in the carbon market

    3000 visitors - an increase of more than 20 percent - attended the carbon market's leading global fair and conference in Cologne, Germany.258 exhibitors from more than 60 countries and 3000 visitors from more than 115 countries accepted the invitation of the organisers Koelnmesse, the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), to share experiences and gain knowledge of ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • 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 EXPO reinforces its leadership role in the carbon market

    258 exhibitors from more than 60 countries and 3000 visitors from more than 115 countries accepted the invitation of the organisers Koelnmesse, the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), to share experiences and gain knowledge of current topics and trends, technologies, projects and services at this years CARBON EXPO. The EXPO recorded a more than 16 percent ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Quebec joins carbon market in North America

    Quebec's Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Pierre Arcand, today announced the adoption of the Regulation respecting the cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances, which is based on the rules established by the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). "Cap-and-trade systems for emission allowances are recognized as one of the most effective and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Québec ready for the North American carbon market

    Québec has taken an important step towards establishing a North American carbon market. The Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Pierre Arcand, and the Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, Clément Gignac, has announced publication of a draft regulation on greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade based on the Western Climate Initiative ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Governments embrace voluntary carbon offset market

    A new Ecosystem Marketplace report takes stock of the 13 most advanced efforts, and offers a glimpse of the carbon markets of tomorrow. The United States has famously failed to develop a strategy for slowing and adapting to climate change, but that hasn't stopped the US states of Oklahoma, California, and Oregon from creating frameworks to support greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • CARBON EXPO 2011 - The true annual global platform for carbon markets

    CARBON EXPO, the World's Leading International Trade Fair & Conference for Climate and Carbon Finance, Emissions Trading, and Carbon Abatement Technologies, will start its 8th edition in Barcelona on June 1st. During the first day of the event, the main activities that shall be interesting for journalists are: 09:00 to 09:45 Opening Ceremony featuring a keynote address by ...


    By Fira de Barcelona

  • CARBON EXPO 2010: carbon markets - developing solutions on the road to Cancún

    Around 3,000 participants from 110 countries and 240 exhibitors attended the carbon market’s leading global trade fair and conference for emission trading, carbon abatement solutions and new mitigation technologies in Cologne, organised by the World Bank, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and Koelnmesse. For three days, international emissions trading was the focal ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Air Liquide to Participate in Major U.S. Carbon Capture & Storage Project

    HOUSTON - Air Liquide Process & Construction, Inc. (Air Liquide), part of the Air Liquide Engineering & Construction organization, has been named by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to participate in the development of FutureGen 2.0 -- the world’s first full scale oxy-combustion power plant incorporating permanent CO2 capture and storage (CCS). The recently executed cooperative ...

  • 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

  • EOS Climate Voted Best Project Developer by Leading Environmental Market Participants

    For the second straight year, EOS Climate has won top recognition by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance magazine, in the publication's 13th Annual Market Survey.  The awards are for Best Project Developer - North American Markets and Runner-up for Best Offset Originator – California. The closely-watched awards are based on surveys of leading participants in the carbon, U.S. ...


    By EOS Climate

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