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→  September 10, 2012

The UN has admitted the low price of carbon credits is putting its scheme to help developing countries fund carbon reduction projects “under threat”, and has called on countries to substantially increase their emissions reduction ambitions to boost the flagging system. In a report published today at talks in Bangkok, a panel formed to review […]

→  September 7, 2012

The UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) offset scheme reached a major milestone earlier today with the issuance of its billionth officially approved Certified Emission Reduction (CER) carbon credit. FURTHER READING The landmark credit was issued to a manufacturing plant in India, which qualified for the CDM by switching its energy source from coal and oil […]

→  September 4, 2012

FRA have welcomed news that Australia’s carbon forests are being linked to the EU’s ETS to help encourage investment in the carbon offsetting tool. Seattle, United States, September 4, 2012 — Forestry Research Associates (FRA) have welcomed news that Australia’s carbon forests are being linked to the EU’s ETS to help encourage investment in the […]

→  September 3, 2012

After announcing this week it will link its future carbon market to the EU’s, Australia may look to California next as a potential emissions-trading partner, but the US state may be less keen to cement a trans-continental link, analysts said. On Tuesday, Australia announced it will link its emissions trading scheme to Europe’s in 2015, […]