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Browsing Tag »clean development mechanism«

→  July 10, 2013

Author: Daphne Yin As China rolls out seven domestic pilot emissions trading schemes this year – with the city of Shenzhen’s debuting last month – market actors are wondering how carbon offsets will fit into the picture. Here, we provide a breakdown of the types of offsets eligible for trading, existing supply and potential demand, […]

→  July 10, 2013

Author: Daphne Yin As China rolls out seven domestic pilot emissions trading schemes this year – with the city of Shenzhen’s debuting last month – market actors are wondering how carbon offsets will fit into the picture. Here, we provide a breakdown of the types of offsets eligible for trading, existing supply and potential demand, […]

→  July 3, 2013

TOKYO, July 2 (Reuters Point Carbon) – Vietnam has become the sixth country to sign up to a scheme that allows Japanese companies to earn cheap carbon credits by helping developing nations cut CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions, the Japanese government announced on Tuesday. The Southeast Asian nation followed Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives and […]

→  June 21, 2013

By John Parnell A $2.5bn fund could be enough to keep the UN’s carbon offset market alive until a potential successor is in place as part of the new 2015 climate treaty. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is currently struggling with the price of offsetting one tonne of CO2 approaching zero. Joan MacNaughton, vice chair […]