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  • Cement develops an appetite for C02

    Three new studies illuminate the sheer complexity of the aspect of climate science known as the carbon cycle − how carbon dioxide gets into the atmosphere and out again. Sometimes, human agency is at work, but nature takes care of it anyway – as one of the studies reveals in the case of cement, the world’s most widely-used building material. Zhu Liu, postdoctoral scholar at ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Carbon masters respond to mandatory carbon reporting consultation

    DEFRA´s consultation on the Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Draft Regulations will close this week. In response to the consultation, Carbon Masters have developed the second paper in our Mandatory Carbon Reporting series, which can be downloaded here. The briefing paper highlights some of the key issues from the DEFRA consultation and shares Carbon Masters perspective on the draft ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • Carbon masters release briefing report on mandatory carbon reporting

    Ahead of mandatory carbon reporting legislation which comes into effect from April 2013, Carbon Masters have released the first in a series of briefing reports detailing precisely what this legislation will entail, key considerations for companies and advice on how best to prepare for the forthcoming legislation. The report can be viewed here. With our deep carbon domain expertise, ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • DEFRA to introduce mandatory carbon reporting

    The UK government is required to introduce mandatory carbon reporting for 30,000 companies, and is considering different options for that purpose. The environment department (DEFRA) published on Wednesday its plans to introduce mandatory carbon reporting for 30,000 companies. The Climate Change Act 2008 requires the UK government to consider introducing mandatory carbon reporting by 6 April ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Deloitte publishes carbon accounting report

    The accountancy firm Deloitte has issued a report on the challenges of carbon accounting, reports Envido. The development of carbon markets worldwide has created a host of challenges for companies. Of all these challenges, carbon accounting is among the least understood.What is carbon accounting?Carbon accounting is the accounting undertaken to measure the amount of carbon dioxide equivalents ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Response on Mandatory Carbon Reporting announcement

    Response to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange In response to Defra's announcement of mandatory greenhouse gas emissions reporting for businesses listed on the London Stock Exchange, Tom Delay, Chief Executive ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Forest carbon offsetting report 2010

    EcoSecurities, Conservation International, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA), ClimateBiz and the Norton Rose Group have collaborated to find out what more than 157 global, multinational and regional organisations think about forestry and forest carbon offsetting projects. Some of the key findings of the survey include: Positive attitudes towards forest ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Kenya at carbon crossroads, says report

    NAIROBI] Kenya's planned development path will more than double its carbon emissions unless efforts are taken to pursue low carbon development, according to an environmental think tank. Yet the country has high potential for mitigating climate change because it has significant opportunities to use renewable energy, says a report released by the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI). Kenya emits ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Carbon masters respond to mandatory carbon reporting in the Sunday times

    'Measuring will help cut emissions´ - Kevin Houston (Carbon Masters Director) responds to the recent announcement at the Rio+20 summit that as of April 2013 all companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report their carbon emissions, in a Think Tank article in The Sunday Times. Click here to see the full article and to gain insights into what this legislation will ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • Carbon disclosure project paves way for cities to report carbon emissions

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced the launch of the new CDP Cities program, which will provide a system for cities worldwide to report on their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related strategies. CDP Cities, in partnership with the C40 and the Clinton Climate initiative (CCI)*, has asked the largest cities in the world committed to tackling climate change - the 40 member ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon disclosure project supply chain report 2012

    Large companies such as Walmart and PepsiCo are reaping the benefits of climate change strategies in multiple ways, according to the most recent Supply Chain Report by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Emissions reductions along the supply chain are translating into clear cost savings and a previous ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • World and Chinese Carbon Fiber Industry Report to 2015

      Carbon fiber is a new generation of reinforced fiber, mainly used in the fields of aerospace, wind power, automotive, sports and leisure. Industrial applications like wind power, automotive and pressure vessel account for the largest demand for carbon fiber, which is more than 60%, followed by aerospace, with enhanced application and hence steadily increased demand; the growth of demand ...

  • Bamboo can capture carbon fast, says report

    Bamboo, a wild grass that grows in Africa, Asia and Latin America, could help tackle climate change and provide income for local communities, a conference has heard. It can sequester carbon faster than similar fast-growing tree species such as Chinese fir and eucalyptus when properly managed, said Coosje Hoogendoorn, director-general of International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), based ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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 Foundation

  • Carbon masters welcome announcement on mandatory reporting

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg´s recent announcement at Rio+20 marks a welcome step forward by the UK government on the issue of carbon reporting. From April 2013 all companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange will be required to measure and report their greenhouse gas emissions as part of their annual reports. This will impact around 1,400 companies. Carbon Masters ...


    By Carbon Masters

  • State of the voluntary carbon markets report 2010

    Report Finds the U.S. was largest buyer and seller of Credits In The $387 Million Voluntary Carbon Markets in ...

  • Mandatory carbon reporting - briefing and Q&A sessions

    Prepare your business for the introduction of mandatory carbon reporting in April 2013. The Carbon Trust is running a number of events around the introduction of mandatory carbon reporting in April 2013. Mandatory carbon reporting applies to companies listed on the London ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • China Activated Carbon Industry Report, 2013-2015

    In recent years, China has seen a growing surge in terms of the production and demand of activated carbon with the export proportion ever declining, on account of intensifying environmental-friendly policies in China as well as accelerated trade protectionism carried out by European and American countries. In 2012, China’s production of activated carbon sustained upward mobility, with the ...


  • First carbon budget report card published

    The UK is on track to meet its first carbon budget, Energy and Climate Change Minister Joan Ruddock said today as the first ever annual emissions report under the carbon budgets system was presented to Parliament. Under the Climate Change Act, the UK has to report annually to Parliament on progress in meeting its carbon budgets. The UK has to cut its emissions by at least 34% by 2020, and by at ...

  • Report confirms 2009 voluntary carbon market slump

    Global voluntary carbon market activity dropped off heavily in 2009, hit hard by global recession. But the slump would have been greater were it not for record pre-compliance demand in the United States. That"s the broad picture emerging from the latest annual State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets report by EcoSystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The study measured a 26 per cent ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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