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→  December 18, 2012

Vancouver, BC — Friday’s closing of the deal that sees Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. join forces with ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. creates a new company that is well positioned to take advantage of a multi-billion dollar carbon market worldwide. Operating under the banner of ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd., this newly merged company will offer a […]

→  December 17, 2012

By Kate Evans | Yesterday at 11:18 PM | Comments ( 0 ) Source: CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research) Bamboo is now being recognised as a way to offset carbon in China. Joming Lau. BOGOR, Indonesia (14 December, 2012)_Chinese companies can now buy carbon offsets from local bamboo plantations, thanks to a new accounting […]

→  December 16, 2012

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Ernest H. Goldsmith heard arguments on December 7, 2012 in a lawsuit challenging the carbon offset program in California. (Case No. CGC-12-519554). The lawsuit is aimed at invalidating the offset program, but it has the potential to increase compliance costs (perhaps significantly) for California’s Cap-and-Trade Program, a greenhouse gas emission-reduction […]

→  December 15, 2012

Plans to boost EU carbon prices reportedly suffered a further set-back yesterday after several countries refused to say whether they would support the initiative. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click here to log in. To take a free one-month trial to www.environmental-finance.com, and to receive a copy […]