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2010-05-26 07:21:00

LONDON and JOHANNESBURG, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is set to become the world's first gold mining company to sell Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), the financial securities used to trade carbon emissions. Gold Fields will derive the CERs from the capture of methane gas at its Beatrix Gold Mine in South Africa's Free State province. The company will sell 1,700,000 CERs to European energy trading company...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

-Program to Monetize Emission Reductions of Cummins Westport and Westport HD Powered Natural Gas Vehicles- VANCOUVER, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/ NASDAQ:WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today announced that Westport, in collaboration with Grutter Consulting, has launched a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas...

2010-02-11 08:00:00

DUBLIN, February 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing and developing emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects, has recently achieved successful approval of its eleventh methodology from the Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board (CDM EB). Through a renewable energy technology known as co-firing, the methodology permits the substitution of coal with solid biomass fuels in grid-connected power plants, reducing CO2...

2009-12-14 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO and RUKINGA, Kenya, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in the midst of the debate on climate change in Copenhagen, Wildlife Works Carbon LLC announced that their Kasigau Corridor REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) Project in Kenya has just been awarded the first GOLD level validation in Africa, under the Climate Community and Biodiversity (CCB) Alliance's REDD Standard. In addition they have entered into a contract with a major South African bank,...

2009-11-03 06:00:00

Move Provides More Quality, Choice and Registry-Backed Supply on World Green Exchange SAO PAULO, Brazil and WORCESTER, MA, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES; TSX: XWE), an operator of online exchanges for energy and green commodities, today announced a new partnership agreement with SOCIALCARBON(C) Standard, one of the world's top voluntary standards. The alliance paves the way for more projects with the SOCIALCARBON imprimatur to be posted...

2009-08-26 17:30:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) and Oglethorpe Power Corporation have formed a first-of-its-kind partnership in the state to reforest as much as 500 acres of hardwood forestland burned in wildfires near the Okefenokee Swamp in 2007. The replanting project is taking place in the 33,000-acre Dixon Memorial State Forest located in Ware and Brantley Counties. The two parties made the announcement at the 4th Annual Georgia Environmental Conference in...

2009-04-20 08:00:00

DUBLIN, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects, Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and ClimateBiz, announce the findings of their 'Forest Carbon Offsetting Survey 2009', one of the first research studies to focus on corporate attitudes concerning carbon offsets from forestry projects. Highlights of the research,...

2009-04-20 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoSecurities a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading carbon offsets from greenhouse gas abatement projects, together with Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and ClimateBiz, announce the findings of their 'Forest Carbon Offsetting Survey 2009', one of the first research studies to focus on corporate attitudes concerning carbon offsets from forestry projects. Highlights of the...

2009-04-14 07:30:00

World Green Exchange Creates 'Virtual Shopping Mall' for Green Commodities, Puts Buyers in Control WORCESTER, MA, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Addressing the urgent need for more transparency in carbon commodities procurement, World Energy Solutions, Inc. (TSX: XWE) today announced major advancements to its flagship carbon trading platform, the World Green Exchange(R). The World Green Exchange now combines new technology with industry partnerships to create a "virtual mall"...

2009-03-30 08:15:00

SILVER SPRING, Md. and NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonfund.org's Tensas National Wildlife Refuge Reforestation Project in Louisiana has become the first reforestation carbon offset project in North America to achieve dual validation by the Rainforest Alliance to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) as well as the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards with Gold Distinction. Over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions will be sequestered from the...


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