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  • First Kyoto Protocol Emission Credits Generated by Honduras

    BONN, Germany, October 20, 2005 (ENS) - Two hydroelectric power projects in Honduras today became the first facilities to generate certified emission reductions under the Kyoto Protocol. The hydroelectric projects, which do not emit greenhouse gases, are creating credits for Italy and Finland to use in meeting their emissions reduction commitments under the protocol. In Bonn, the Executive ...

  • AquaCritox® Qualifies For Financial Credits

    Irish firm SCFI has received a declaratory ruling from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) - part of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) – qualifying its world-first AquaCritox wet waste destruction technology as a Class 1 renewable energy source. The ruling means the technology is now eligible for generous ‘low emission’ and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • CantorCO2e Hires Andy Kruger to Head up Emissions Credit and GHG Desk

    Kruger brokers NOx, SOx, ERCs, and Carbon From New York desk NEW YORK - CantorCO2e, LP, a leading energy and environmental brokerage and an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., today announced that Andrew Kruger has rejoined the firm as Vice President and Manager of its Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), emission reduction credit (ERC), and greenhouse gas/carbon credit ...

  • California Kicks Off Cap-and-Trade Program to Auction Carbon Emission Credits

    Today, California kicked off the first auction of their cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases under the California Air Resources Board (CARB) new cap-and-trade program. This is the first large-scale carbon market in the United States, and is expected to be the second largest carbon market in the world, after the European Union. "Many may agree, especially with the buzz around climate change ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Chinese `green credit` policy to reduce emissions falling short

    SEPA vice-minister Pan Yue told the media about the progress made in the green credit policy during the first phase. He said, thanks to the efforts of the last six months, we have achieved stage-based results in some aspects of the green credit policy, but they still fall far behind the expected goals, and there're some institutional and technical difficulties in extending the influence of the ...

  • Seven arrests in Carbon Credit Investigation

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) officers investigating a GBP38 million suspected VAT fraud swooped in early morning raids. The suspected fraud involved the trading of emissions allowances (often called ‘carbon credits’). Seven people were arrested in the Gravesend and Greater London areas and twenty seven properties, both business and residential, were searched.  Further arrests are likely ...


  • Greener export credit rules approved

    OECD countries have agreed new rules to strengthen current environmental and social due diligence processes when providing export credits and to create financially prudent incentives to support business projects with low CO2 emissions. A second agreement aims to encourage support for advanced climate-friendly technologies such as carbon capture and storage. The first agreement is an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • School board to sell carbon credits

    The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Greening Canada Fund (GCF) signed an agreement this week under which TDSB will begin selling carbon credits to GCF - credits created from results of the Board"s efforts to make significant reductions to its greenhouse gas emissions. Over five years, this innovative transaction - one of the first of its kind - is expected to generate more than $1.7 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • World is facing an ecological ‘credit crunch’

    The world is heading for an ecological credit crunch as human demands on the world's natural resources reach nearly a third more than earth can sustain. That is the stark warning contained in the latest edition of WWF’s Living Planet Report, the leading statement of the planet’s health. It shows that species and wildlife continue to decline, and around 50 countries are slipping into a state of ...


    By WWF UK

  • Is the UK ready for carbon credits, and will they work?

    eWEEK Europe UK, www.eweekeurope.co.uk, is exploring the technology impact of the UK's Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme in its new live events channel. The online publication designed for the new era of IT is inviting people to participate in a live webinar: 'Carbon Credits, Copenhagen and UK IT':Date: Tuesday 15th December, 2009Time: ...


    By RealWire

  • MM&A Approved as Carbon Credit Verifier

    Marshall Miller & Associates (MM&A) has recently been approved by the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) a qualified, independent verifier for carbon credits related to coal mine methane (CMM) and Abandoned Mine Methane (AMM) projects. CCX is the world’s first legally binding rules-based greenhouse gas emissions trading system. Basically, carbon credits can be earned (and traded on the exchange) ...


  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Regulations being developed for international carbon credits

    The government is developing regulations to specify the carbon credits known as assigned amount units that will be accepted for compliance with the emissions trading scheme, Climate Change Minister David Parker announced today. 'The ETS legislation allows imported assigned amount units, or AAUs, to be surrendered under the New Zealand emissions trading scheme, but only where these AAUs meet the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Harmonic Energy Initiates Technology Review for Carbon Credits

    Harmonic Energy Inc. (OTCQB: ASUV) (OTCBB: ASUV) is a company focused on tire manufacturing and recycling, using an innovative approach to energy efficiency and sustainability. Harmonic is honored to announce that it has initiated a technology equipment review for carbon credits earned through the use of its environmentally friendly recycling process. Harmonic Energy will ...


    By Harmonic Energy Inc.

  • Act now to get credit for early action!

    On June 28, 2008, the Government of Canada launched the first phase of the Credit for Early Action Program (the "Program"), which forms a part of its Turning the Corner Plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Phase I of the Program is now open and applicants are required to submit a notice of interest prior to July 28, 2008 The Program is designed to recognize facilities in Canada that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Entergy Announces Purchase of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Credits

    Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the purchase of approximately 137,000 tons of greenhouse gas reduction credits from New York's largest non-hazardous solid waste facility. The credits were generated from the capture and destruction of methane, a byproduct of waste decomposition. Seneca Meadows, Inc. owns and operates the waste ...


    By Entergy

  • Sun is setting on critical renewable energy tax credits

    A thriving renewable energy industry is a critical solution to problems such as high energy prices and climate change. But unless Congress extends the renewable tax credits soon, the industry’s steady growth could stall. For the past year, lawmakers have vigorously debated three inter-connected issues: energy costs, the economy, and climate change. Green power is part of the solution for all ...

  • Carbon Trust delivers credit boost for small businesses

    Small businesses struggling for credit during the credit crunch received a boost today as the Carbon Trust announced it has doubled the maximum size of its interest-free Energy Efficiency loans from £100,000 to £200,000 – and increased the overall loans pot by 45 per cent to £31 million this year. The move is in response to the difficult market conditions and will enable small businesses to ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Green Collar jobs stand up to the credit crunch

    The economic downturn is now starting to put serious pressure on many business sectors throughout the UK, and has resulted in job losses across the finance and property sectors. In contrast the Green job market is continuing to thrive.Findings from Environment & Sustainability recruitment specialists Acre Resources demonstrate a continuing rise in jobs focusing on Climate Change and Corporate ...


    By Acre Resources

  • Indigenous Brazilian tribe certified to trade carbon credits

    Brazil's Paiter Suruí community has become the first indigenous group in the country to receive international certification to sell carbon credits in return for protecting and restoring forests in their Amazonian territory. The Suruí community, which numbers around 1300 people, was first contacted ...


    By SciDev.Net

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