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  • 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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  • The future of carbon trading in the US

    An analysis by New Carbon Finance concludes that a carbon trading scheme in the US is inevitable within four to five years. Currently the US favors a domestic market, however linking into international schemes could significantly reduce the price of carbon, impose less cost on US industry and consumers and help make the US a climate change ...


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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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  • 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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  • Carbon Market Data publishes key figures on the European emissions trading scheme for the year 2008

    Carbon Market Data, a European company providing carbon market research and IT services, issued a data summary on the recent release of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme‘s 2008 verified emissions reports.Based on Carbon Market Data calculations, the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) installations were short by 145 Mt in 2008 (they emitted 145 million tonnes CO2 more than they were allowed). This ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • 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 ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Markets Take Off

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  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • Carbon Forum America sets the stage for emissions trading in the US

    After two days of conference sessions, exhibitor presentations via “Side Events“ and interaction on the trade show floor, Carbon Forum America came to a close at the Moscone Center in San Francisco where the event took place on February 26-27, 2008.  The event was jointly organized between the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the Chicago-based show organizer Koelnmesse, ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • 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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  • 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 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • California-Quebec cap-and-trade link major step forward for both markets

    The decision this week by California's Air Resources Board setting January 1, 2014 as the start date for the linking of California's cap-and-trade program with that of Québec is a major step forward for both jurisdictions. The new integrated system will be the largest cross-border carbon trading market since the launch of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) in 2005. "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

  • 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

  • Growing US involvement adds a new potential to global carbon markets

    Welcome to the start of the busiest and most important year for emissions trading - both in relation to policy and the markets. The carbon market and all its stakeholders will be concerned with a number of major issues. These topics will be discussed during CARBON EXPO 2009, the world's leading Trade Fair and Congress for emissions trading, carbon abatement solutions and new technologies, that ...


    By Koelnmesse

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