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Browsing Tag »emissions trading scheme«

→  July 16, 2013

A renegotiation of the Australian government’s volume-sourcing arrangement with Microsoft will help offset some of the cost of the government’s decision to scrap the carbon tax one year earlier than planned. The Australian government, under former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, introduced a carbon tax in 2012, aimed at reducing the carbon emissions produced by 370 […]

→  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, […]

→  June 8, 2013

New data shows airlines favour industrial gas projects to offset emissions Bonn, 7 June 2013 – Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Assembly to agree on a global carbon offsetting scheme to take effect in 2020. Recent data by the European Commission reveals for the […]