Latest Carbon project Stories

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...

2009-03-18 08:00:00

Post-2012 Mechanisms Essential to Achieving Long Term Climate Protection Goals LISBON, Portugal, and NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from the Government of Portugal and its euro 354 million Carbon Fund joined in a seminar today with representatives of Natsource LLC -- a provider of asset management services, origination and structuring services, and advisory and research services in global emissions markets -- to discuss the goals for and potential shape of the...

2008-12-22 12:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Hunton & Williams LLP has been voted Best Law Firm for U.S. emissions markets by the readers of Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance. "It is gratifying to be recognized at the international level by our clients and peers as having the number one emissions trading practice in the U.S.," said Managing Partner Wally Martinez. "It's our understanding of emerging market-based regulatory mechanisms, including climate change laws, that enables us...

2008-09-30 03:00:28

ESPOO, Finland, September 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fortum will gain approximately 1.5 million tonnes of emission reduction units (ERU) from Joint Implementation projects conducted at the Russian Territorial Generating Company No. 10 (TGC-10). The projects TGC-10 will implement include construction of new power generation facilities in the Tyumen and Chelyabinsk areas, and they will be conducted during the Kyoto Period (2008-2012) of the European Emissions Trading Scheme. (Logo:...

2008-09-10 09:00:34

APX, Inc., the leading infrastructure provider for environmental and energy markets and the Gold Standard Foundation today announced that the Gold Standard Registry now includes more than 200 valid greenhouse gas reduction projects in various stages of approval, representing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in over 30 countries. Of these, approximately 100 projects are far enough in their development as to be publicly posted in the Registry. The Registry, built and operated by...

2008-05-16 13:02:58

Lehman analysts estimate that the recent earthquake in China could cut the country's supply of carbon offsets under the Kyoto Protocol by up to 5 percent over the next 12 months. Rich countries earn carbon offsets by investing in remission cuts in developing countries. China is expected to supply about half of the annual 540 million tons of offsets called CERs (certified emissions reductions) developing countries are projected to sell through 2012. They are worth more than $38.75 billion on...

2006-06-09 02:55:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO -- A U.N. scheme to promote renewable energy use in poor nations is growing sharply and will axe emissions of greenhouse gases by more than a billion metric tonnes by 2012, the U.N. Climate Change Secretariat said on Friday. It said that the program, part of the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol meant to combat global warming by curbing fossil fuel use, has more than 800 projects such as wind farms in India or power plants burning sugar cane waste in...

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