emissions trading News

  • B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today. UniversalAET is a bolt-on acquisition for B&W MEGTEC and will be included in B&W’s Industrial operating segment. The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC

  • Emissions trading is effective and affordable

    A summary of economic modelling shows emissions trading is an effective approach to reducing New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions in the long term, Climate Change Minister David Parker says.  The report summarises general equilibrium modelling undertaken by Infometrics for the government’s Emissions Trading Group and the Climate Change Leadership Forum since October 2007.  “As we ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Advanced Global Trading | AGT Emission Trading Permit

    Advanced Global Trading: AGT Dubai-based trading company has become the first UAE organization to be shortlisted for a global green award for environmentally-focused investment work carried out from its Middle East headquarters in Dubai. Advanced Global Trading (AGT), ...

  • Emissions Trading: 2014 Data Shows Emissions Reduction

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by about 4.5% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. European Commissioner responsible for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • The Netherlands: Emission Trading more Mature

    Untitled Document ‘Environmental Finance Magazine' recently handed out congratulations to the best performers in emissions trading. In Europe, the EU ETS (EU Emissions Trading Scheme) is ...

  • An Econometric Analysis of Emission Trading Allowances

    We would like to announce the publication of a new working paper on an econometric analysis of emission allowances on 2005-2006 data. The paper is available at:http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=947055Abstract: World power and gas markets have a natural relationship with global tradable ...

  • Emission trading network not very useful

    As part of the implementation of the climate protection goals of the Kyoto Protocol the EU's emissions trading system, which allows businesses to trade pollution rights, is of major importance. For the twelfth international conference on the climate, to be held in Nairobi from 6 November, the successor to the Kyoto Protocol, covering the period up to 2012, has been placed on the agenda. In order ...

  • Significant increase in emission rights trading

    Global CO2 emission rights trading is undergoing a massive rise. This year the increase in rights traded will reach 41%, forecasts Point Carbon, a consultancy which specialises in information, analysis and advice on a global level in the market for energy and CO2. The goal of the emissions trading system is to reduce CO2 emissions by attributing a cost to them. By then issuing to businesses fewer ...


  • Japan moving on emissions trading scheme

    The Reuters news agency is reporting that a compulsory emissions trading scheme is set to start in Japan in April 2013. The scheme will cover large CO2 emitting companies. Many details have yet to be worked out according to a draft of the government's proposals obtained by Reuters, which will be presented to an expert committee at the Environment Ministry this week. That Committee will finalize ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Honeywell and AEREON to Leverage Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Oil and Gas

    "For years, manufacturers and producers have looked for ways to solve operational problems that were believed to be unsolvable -- such as unplanned downtime, underperforming assets and inefficient supply chains," said Andrew Hird, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Process Solutions' Digital Transformation business. "With the capabilities of the IIoT, we can find new ways to solve ...


    By AEREON

  • Aviation firms warn of ‘trade war’ over EU emissions trading plans

    Opposition to EU plans to include non-European airlines in its Emissions Trading System from 2012 erupted this week with Airbus and Virgin Atlantic warning of a potential trade war with China. But the European Commission has said it will not back down - a position supported by environmental NGOs and carbon market investors. The US and Chinese aviation industries have been unhappy with the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU governments dismantle emissions trading for international aviation

    EU member states yesterday succumbed to pressure from third countries and the aviation industry and decided to shrink the aviation emissions trading system (ETS) to only cover flights between EU airports until 2016. This decision leaves long-haul flights totally unregulated and sends the signal internationally that EU sovereignty can be curtailed through outside pressure.> This deal would ...

  • EU emission trading system suffers serious setback

    The European Union's flagship Emissions Trading System was dealt a serious blow this week when the European Parliament rejected a short term plan to boost the price of carbon by reducing the number of permits available to key industry sectors. The short term plan would have introduced involved "backloading" of permits by member states to their industries by holding them back from auction for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Deutsche Bank employees charged in emissions trading case

    German prosecutors have filed tax evasion charges against eight current and former Deutsche Bank employees over their alleged participation in a value-added tax fraud scheme involving carbon dioxide emissions certificates. Frankfurt prosecutors said Thursday that the eight - seven of whom are still employed by the bank - are accused of being ...


    By Associated Press

  • Emissions trading also good for air, water and land

    An independent report finds the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme will produce important benefits for air, water and land, as well as for the climate.  There will also be some challenges to manage. Climate Change Minister David Parker says he welcomes the report, prepared by a team led by the Cawthron Institute.  The report identifies the high-level environmental impacts of the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • New President & CEO for the International Emissions Trading Association

    Jack Cogen, Chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) today announced that Henry Derwent was appointed new President & CEO of the organization. Mr. Derwent, currently Director, International Climate, Air and Analysis at the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural. Affairs, will start in his new position on February 18th, 2008. He succeeds Mr. Andrei Marcu, who ...

  • Kyoto Protocol emissions trading system goes global

    The UN Climate Change secretariat announced this week that it is on schedule to complete the live connection of the UNFCCC International Transaction Log (ITL) with the European Union (EU) Community Independent Transaction Log (CITL) and 26 European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading system (EU ETS) registries. With the additions of the CITL and 26 EU ETS registries, the Kyoto ...

  • Emission trading is an engine driving new jobs

    Untitled Document At the start of the new year, 1849 managing directors and businessmen throughout Germany received e-mails from ...


  • Emissions trading improving, says new EEA report

    The European Union is running the largest multi-country, multi-sector greenhouse gas Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) worldwide. A report presented by the European Environment Agency shows that the implementation of the ETS is improving. For the reporting year 2007, all Member States have delivered information on their experience in accordance with Article 21 of the Emissions Trading Directive.  The ...

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