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World leaders gather to cut carbon emissions

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In Cancun, Mexico, leaders from all over the planet are gathered to try again on an agreement to cut carbon emissions. Many of those same leaders met a year ago with no success. There’s not much hope for this year, but negotiators do see some bright spots.

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Interview – ONGC aims over dozen CDM projects by 2013

Top oil producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has identified more than a dozen projects to generate carbon offsets by 2013 as part of a drive to green its operations, a senior official said on Friday.

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Interview: Exciting opportunities exist for U.S.-China carbon exchange collaboration

CHICAGO, April 5 (Xinhua) — There are some very exciting opportunities for collaboration between the United States and China in carbon exchange, said a senior executive in Chicago Monday.

Richard L. Sandor is chairman and founder of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the world’s first and North America’s only voluntary, legally binding greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system. Sandor is also chairman of the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange ( CCFE), the world’s leading futures exchange for environmental products.

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UPS and 12 other shippers offering carbon offsets

13 shipping companies offering carbon offsets:

1. uShip (Carbon Offsets from

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17 Airlines, Airports and Airplane Ticketers that offer Carbon Offsets

1. Continental (Carbon Offsets from Sustainable Travel International) More…
2. Delta (Carbon Offsets from The Conservation Fund) More…
3. Virgin (Carbon Offsets from MyClimate) More…
4. Cathay Pacific (Carbon Offsets from ???) More…
5. SAS (Carbon Offsets from The Carbon Neutral Company) More…
6. Expedia (Carbon Offsets from TerraPass) More..
7. JetBlue (Carbon Offsets from Carbonfund) More…
8. Travelocity (Carbon Offsets from The Conservation Fund) More…
9. World Class Charters (Carbon Offsets from The Conservation Fund) More…
10. Virgin America (Carbon Offsets from Carbonfund.org) More…
11. Virgin Charter (Carbon Offsets from TerraPass)
12. Japan Airlines (Carbon Offsets from Carbon NeutralC ompany) More…
13. SFO Airport (Carbon Offsets from 3Degrees) More… Another…
14.United Airlines (Carbon Offsets from STI) More…
15. Avantair (Carbon Offsets from TerraPass) More…
16. Jet Republic (Carbon Offsets from ClimateCare, a division of JP Morgan) More…
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Credibility of project-based offsetting in tatters

Over the weekend there was news that a company called SGS was suspended by the United Nations from its role as an auditor of carbon offset projects. SGS had been appointed by the UN to check that offsetting projects were being set up properly and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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71 Brands using Carbon Offsets

71 of the top brands using carbon offsets in the industries of Airlines, Auto, Bottled Water, Consumer Products, Credit Card, Energy, Events, Facebook, Fashion, Online Retail, Publications, Shipping, Shopping Malls, Travel

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UPDATE: Model Application Materials for RGGI Offsets Now Available Online

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Australia delays carbon trading scheme by a year

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The Australian government yesterday risked the ire of environmental and carbon trading groups with the announcement that it is to delay its high-profile emissions cap-and-trade scheme by a year as a result of the recession.

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CDM achievements far outweigh difficulties and flaws

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A panel of climate experts, economists, and government officials have noted the difficulties, and discussed ways on how to increase participation by developing countries in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

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China carbon credits a boon amid market slump: Camco

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China should be praised for its lead role in a U.N.-backed scheme to cut carbon emissions and efforts to cap its flow of credits should be resisted, a leading British-based clean-energy project development firm said.

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New Report Sheds Light on Corporate Attitudes Toward Forestry Carbon Offsets

| Sourced From GreenBiz.com |

OXFORD, U.K. and OAKLAND, Calif. — A new study released today from EcoSecurities, Conservation International, the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance, and ClimateBiz.com analyzes the perceptions and expectations driving corporate decisions to buy forestry carbon offsets.

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Report warns EU carbon market will be long through to 2012

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Falling industrial output means the EU emissions trading scheme will face an oversupply of emissions allowances (EUAs) during the current phase of the market, which runs from 2008 to 2012, according to new research from Barclays Capital.

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GreenWorld Launches ShopGreen

Free Web Application Helps US-Based Online Retailers and their Customers ‘Go Green’

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2009 — GreenWorld, a start-up dedicated to providing the best carbon offset applications on the web, today announced the launch of ShopGreen

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Qatar Airways Teams Up With IATA For Global Initiative Carbon Offset Trading Scheme

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The FINANCIAL — Qatar Airways has signed a ground-breaking agreement with aviation industry body IATA to spearhead a truly global carbon offset trading scheme designed to help fund global environmental projects.

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States Initiate Bidding Process for Fourth RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction

| Sourced From RGGI.Org |

For Immediate Release Contact:Emilee Pierce
April 13, 2009 212-417-3179

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Worlds First Carbon Capture Plant to Begin Operations

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At a power plant at Lacq, energy company Total has upgraded an existing gas-fired boiler with CCS technology

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Japan power firms make scant progress with CO2 cuts

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TOKYO, April 10 (Reuters) – Japan’s electric power companies made little progress in producing low-carbon electricity and lowering emissions in the past year, industry data showed on Friday, mostly due to an outage at a nuclear power plant.

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Rental Car Group Signs Up 175,000 Customers for Carbon Offsets

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More than 175,000 rental car customers have participated in a carbon offset program offered by Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental, all owned by the Taylor family of St. Louis, since the programs launch in 2007.

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Airlines call on UN to impose carbon caps

| Sourced From Business Green |

BA, Cathay Pacific, Air France/KLM and Virgin Atlantic to present UN with proposals for global aviation cap-and-trade scheme

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Too many enterprises in denial about carbon management

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A high proportion of IT professionals responsible for

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World largest hydropower CDM project launched in Gansu

| Sourced From iStockAnalyst.com |

Apr. 1, 2009 (Xinhua News Agency) — World largest hydropower CDM project launched in Gansu
Bingling Hydropower Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project, the world’s largest hydropower CDM project, has been launched in Northwest China’s Gansu province.

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Rich urged to make deeper CO2 cuts

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BONN, Germany (Reuters) – China, India and other developing nations joined forces on Wednesday to urge rich countries to make far deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions than planned by 2020 to slow global warming.

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China passes 500 mark for U.N. clean energy projects

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China, the world’s top greenhouse gas polluter, has passed a milestone in the number of U.N.-backed clean energy projects, with the world body approving more than 500 such schemes so far.

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2010 Games officials eye global warming costs

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Organizers of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games said on Monday they are confident they can find sponsors to help with the estimated C$4.5 million ($3.6 million) cost of keeping the event from adding to global warming.

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