Category Archives: Emission Trade

Climate strategy is a welfare issue

Tweet Europe is facing a shift political agendas. This transition will place greater focus on welfare, in both the short- and long-term, and in both policy and action. The organizations and individuals involved in social dialogue feel that the political … Continue reading

The climate issue is about more than activists on the streets

Tweet The disappointing failure of our national governments to agree on a climate treaty has prompted the return of protest and more traditional forms of activism that have drawn people onto the streets. The threat to our planet remains as … Continue reading

Airlines look for a new landing strip….

Tweet Just before Christmas the European Union Court of Justice successfully upheld EU law to include foreign airlines in its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). From this month, the EU Aviation Directive will force all airlines to buy carbon credits for … Continue reading

World Bank to launch $130m CDM fund

Tweet The World Bank will use U.N. climate talks later this year to launch a new initiative to funnel CDM cash to some of the world’s poorest countries, a bank official told Point Carbon News. Read also earlier blogs

Voluntary Carbon Market 2011 – new report

Tweet For five years, Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance have published the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets Reports to shed light on trading volumes, credit prices, project types, locations, and the motivations of buyers in this … Continue reading

Forest credits on the agenda

Tweet In India’s first public afforestation scheme, a World Bank-funded project in Himachal Pradesh will not only re-green the hills but also earn carboncredits for the state. Additional Chief Secretary (Forests) Sudipto Roy said the project is aimed at protecting watersheds, … Continue reading

Save carbon in soils and trees, sell credits

Tweet Carbon farming plan in Australia approved by House of Parliament. Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet described the vote as a win for farmers, Indigenous Australia and the environment. The carbon farming initiative would allow farmers … Continue reading