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  • The ENDS guide to carbon offsets

    Leading environmental publisher ENDS (Environmental Data Services) has made an important contribution to the carbon offsetting debate by announcing publication of The ENDS Guide to Carbon Offsets. This one-of-a-kind guide provides much-needed help for confused offset purchasers by establishing a clear threshold for acceptable carbon offset quality and advising purchasers to steer clear of ...

  • What is the dollar value of carbon offsetting?

    An Imperial College University Study shows that for every 1 tonne of CO2 emission removed from the atmosphere through a carbon offset program- a further value of US$664 dollars is delivered in economic, social and environmental benefits for local communities around the world. Offsetting one tonne of carbon dioxide brings an additional $664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Announces Resignation of Director

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) reports that Stuart McNeill has resigned as a director of the Company. The Board of Directors would like to thank him for his services to the Company. On Behalf of the Board of Directors, Robert Falls, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer About ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. A pioneer in forest ...


    By Marketwire

  • Offsetters to partner for 2010 Legacy portfolio carbon offsets

    The influence of BC Clean Technology continues to span the globe with the announcement that Offsetters has entered into a project partnership with IMW Industries Ltd and Landfill Gas Canada Ltd (LFGC). This partnership will produce high quality carbon credits for the 2010 Legacy Portfolio to offset emissions from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Offsetters and LFGC are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • Vancity to renew carbon offset purchase relationship with Offsetters

    Two Canadian innovators, Offsetters (a leading carbon management provider) and Vancity (the largest credit union in English-speaking Canada) are, once again, teaming up in the name of a low-carbon future. Vancity announced that it will continue to offset its carbon footprint with an investment in carbon credits for the 2010 year provided in part by the Vancouver-based Offsetters. In turn, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Private Placement Clarification

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ("ERA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ESR) wishes to advise that, for its private placement announced on September 14, 2012, the Exchange has approved a warrant exercise price of $0.21 and not $0.11 as first announced. Robert Falls, Ph.D., R.P.Bio., Chairman ERA Carbon Offsets About ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. A pioneer in carbon offset projects based on forest ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Grants Options

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) would like to announce the granting of 250,000 stock options on July 25, 2011, to Duncan J. Manson as interim Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company and its subsidiary, ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates Inc. ("ERA"). The options are exercisable at a price of $0.15 per share with an exercise period of five years from the date of grant. About ...


  • Carbonetworks expands carbon management services to governments, consultants and offset project developers

    Carbonetworks Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise software that helps companies create effective greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions strategies, today announced it will expand its service offerings to governments, consultants and offset project developers. Carbonetworks will offer these sectors simple, comprehensive and cost effective solutions for GHG and carbon emissions management. ...


  • ClimateCHECK selected as Service Provider to Vancity Carbon Offset Program

    Vancity has selected ClimateCHECK as a Service Provider to the Vancity Carbon Offset Program to provide project assessment and verification services to organizations applying for and receiving grant funding for climate change mitigation projects. “Vancity is recognized for environmental leadership, and we are excited to be working within Vancity’s innovative program for achieving greenhouse ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Signs MOU With McCandless Ranch to Develop Hawaiian Carbon Offset Projects

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/16/10 -- ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR), through its wholly owned subsidiary, ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates Hawaii Inc. ("ERA"), is pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with McCandless Land & Cattle Co., McCandless Ranch (MCR) for the development of carbon offset projects in Hawaii. Under the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Carbon credit trading schemes and carbon offsets as part of an investment product

    The Financial Services Authority (FSA) are receiving an increasing number of reports from people who have been approached by firms promoting carbon credit trading schemes or offering carbon offsets as part of an investment product to individuals. ClimateCare recommends that any individual that has been approached by a business selling carbon offsets as a personal investment reads the advice on ...


    By ClimateCare

  • Offsetters becomes first Canadian member of the International Carbon Reduction And Offset Alliance

    Offsetters Climate Solutions Inc. (“OCS” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: COO) is pleased to announce that it has been granted membership to the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (“ICROA”). ICROA is a global alliance of the leading carbon management and offset providers. ICROA is an industry association whose membership is dedicated to providing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WEPOWER Ecolutions Signs Clean Miles(R), Carbon Offsets Licensing Agreement

    WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. (the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier Holding Corp. (OTCQB: PRHL) (PINKSHEETS: PRHL), an energy service provider and integrator of clean energy solutions ("WEPOWER"), is very pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement with MTF GmbH & Co. KG to market, promote, sell and license the innovative and proprietary Clean Miles® ...


    By Marketwire

  • ClimeCo America helps offset Duke University`s Carbon footprint

    Duke University (Duke) has accepted delivery of Climate Reserve Tonnes (CRTs) from a ClimeCo America Corporation (ClimeCo) fertilizer manufacturing nitrous oxide (N2O) abatement project. The purchase of carbon offsets is a significant step toward Duke's work to reduce ...


    By ClimeCo Corp.

  • ERA Acquisitions to Create Powerhouse Carbon Offsets Company in BC

    British Columbia's carbon market is again in the news with the announcement by ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ((TSX¬-V: ESR) that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corporation to create one of the largest carbon project development groups in Canada. The Company also announced plans to appoint Dr. James Tansey, current CEO ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Announces the Appointment of Alexander Zang to the Board of Directors

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Zang to the Board of Directors of the Company and its' subsidiary, ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates Inc. ("ERA"). Mr. Zang will be replacing outgoing Board Member Holger Mayer, who has resigned following his recent departure from Forest Carbon Group shareholder HSE AG. Alexander Zang is a principal ...


  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ("ERA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ESR) is pleased to announce the results of its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held Thursday October 25th in Vancouver. All resolutions presented before ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd shareholders at the 2012 annual general and special meeting were passed by a significant majority of the votes cast by shareholders. The ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • New reports confirm benefits of B.C.’s carbon offsets plan

    Two new reports released today provide new insights on current and future economic opportunities in global carbon markets for British Columbia's carbon offsets plan. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), the provincial Crown agency mandated to deliver made-in-B.C. carbon offsets to help the private and public sector to meet their carbon reduction goals, released the reports today that confirm the benefits ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UNEP Joins UN Carbon-Offsetting Programme for Second Year Running

    For the second year in a row, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - which has been climate neutral since 2008 - has purchased certified emission reduction (CER) units through a joint procurement initiative with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and several other UN Common System agencies. These units will offset greenhouse gas emissions generated by UNEP's office ...


    By US Department of Energy

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