Tag Archives: klimatneutral

Biofuels for cars and airplanes

Tweet In an article today in The New York Times we could read that the world’s airlines will carry 2.8 billion passengers and 46 million tons of freight this year. They will burn somewhere between 210 million and 220 million tons of … Continue reading

89% see climate change as a serious problem in a new European survey

Tweet As Europe takes action to meet its objectives, it is important to understand the attitudes and behaviour of EU citizens towards climate change and their expectations for the future. This Eurobarometer survey measures these and compares them with the … Continue reading

City ranking in Europe and the London Olympics 2012

Tweet In an interview with Andrew Mitchell, FCO Director for 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in London this week we discussed the Sustainability targets for the games. See the interview and what he said about the Carbon Neutral targets and other … 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

UK top companies have no targets on Green House Gas Emissions

Tweet Nearly half of the UK’s top companies do not have targets on greenhouse gas emissions, despite years of legislation and campaigning on the issue, a study by the Carbon Trust has found. Forty of the FTSE 100 either lack numerical targets … Continue reading

Sydney are on the track to meet its 70 % GHG reduction target

Tweet The City of Sydney is committed to innovative low carbon solutions, to share our research and to build partnerships for action says the female Mayor of Sidney Clover Moore. We were the first Australian local government to become carbon … Continue reading

Sweden’s former Head of Climate negotiation Anders Turesson

Tweet Nuclear power on the agenda towards a climate-neutral societal planning The week that has passed has been chock-a-block with new challenges. One crisis has come in the wake of another and the focus has shifted. Our fossil fuel dependency, our … Continue reading