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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 SERIES

  • 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

  • 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) ...


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  • 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 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 SERIES

  • 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 SERIES

  • 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 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 ...


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  • 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.

  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • 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 partnership to offset UN carbon emissions and support sustainable development

    A wind farm in India and a waste management project in Colombia are set to benefit from a new to offset the carbon emissions of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Ever since the UN Secretary-General first announced a directive for UN agencies to move toward climate neutrality in 2007, the organization has been measuring its ...

  • 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 ...


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  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd Announces Acquisition of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corporation

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) ("ERA" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into two non-binding letters of intent dated September 6, 2012 to acquire (the "Acquisition") shares in Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. ("Offsetters") and Carbon Credit Corporation ("CCC") of Vancouver BC, Canada. The Company is also pleased to announce that it is conducting a private ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • Re-Building the World`s Soil: The Role of Soil Carbon Methodology for U.S. and Global Carbon Offset Projects

    The Earth Partners is pleased to announce the validation of its comprehensive soil carbon quantification methodology by the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The new methodology provides a credible, science-based approach to measuring soil carbon and reducing or removing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on land-based agriculture, forestry and other land use projects, including ecosystem restorations. ...


    By The Earth Partners LP

  • American Carbon Registry Initiates Approval of World`s First Carbon Offset Methodology for Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, announces an open public comment period for a first-of-its-kind carbon offset methodology that will both quantify how wetland restoration work can combat climate change and provide a way to help pay for rebuilding the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetland. The methodology, ...


    By Entergy

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. Announces Extension for Acquisition of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corporation

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. ("ERA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ESR) wishes to announce that it is continuing to work towards the conclusion of definitive agreements with the shareholders of Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. and Carbon Credit Corp. with respect to the Company's proposed acquisition (the "Acquisition") of these two companies. The Acquisition was first announced on September 17, ...


    By ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd.

  • American Carbon Registry Approves First Carbon Offset Methodology for Emission Reductions from Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    A revolutionary new tool is now available to help restore the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetlands -- Louisiana's first line of defense against damaging hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Isaac. Funded by Entergy Corporation, developed by New Orleans-based ...


    By Entergy

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