Carbon Offsets Daily

Daily carbon offset news, insight, community.

Logistics, Transport affect 5% carbon dioxide emissions

| Sourced From MENAFN.COM |

(MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The World Economic Forum (WEFORUM) said Wednesday that the role the logistics and transport sector and activities contribute annually approximately 5% of the 50,000 mega-tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions generated by all human activity.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Carbon Disclosure In Discrete Measures

| Sourced From InformationWeek |

The Carbon Disclosure Project’s first global supply chain report, due on March 5, should be an eye-opener

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 28th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

US carbon cap, seen as crux of post-Kyoto treaty

| Sourced From Saudi Gazette |

A global carbon market will more likely underpin a new climate treaty, meant to be agreed this year to replace the Kyoto Protocol, after US support for a national cap and trade scheme. But crashing European carbon prices have hardened concerns that using markets may drive a stop-start fight against climate change.
Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Mantra To Feature Electro-Reduction of Carbon Technology at Open House Investor Reception on Friday, February 27th, 2009.

| Sourced From PRNewsWire |

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Due to overwhelming support and interest at last week’s Global Chinese Financial Forum, Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (‘Mantra’, OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to announce it will be holding an open house reception at the Kemetco Research Friday, Feb 27th, 2009. Larry Kristof, President and CEO of Mantra, will be onsite featuring live demonstrations of the company’s Electro-Reduction of Carbon (ERC) technology, and to talk one-on-one with members of the investing community. In addition to technical demonstrations, Mr. Kristof will also be sharing with investors the company’s strategic growth strategy in its effort to become an industry leader over the next five years.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

US urged to lead China into carbon emission cuts

WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The United States should take the lead in reducing carbon emissions to be able to enlist China in the global campaign to curb global warming, an expert told an annual USDA conference on Friday.

The United States and China, the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels stoking global warming, have often been icy rivals over trade and security.

Continue Reading on Reuters

Tags: , ,

Companies Across U.S. Poised for Growth Under Cap on Carbon

| Sourced From PRNewsWire |

Online Map Unveiled at Vice Presidential Task Force Profiles 1,200 Companies in Manufacturing States, Demonstrates Potential for Massive Jobs Expansion to Build Climate Solutions

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 28th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Carbon Trading to Raise Consumer Energy Prices

| Sourced From The Wall Street Journal |

The cost of energy for consumers would be driven higher in President Barack Obama’s proposed budget by a carbon cap-and-trade system that is projected to raise about $80 billion a year starting in 2012.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 28th, 2009
  • Category: India
  • Comments: None

Cos dump green projects as carbon credits lose value

| Sourced From The Economic Times |

MUMBAI: Indian corporates are shelving green projects that would have earned them carbon credits, which have seen a 50% fall in value due to the global economic slowdown. Companies are instead focusing on their existing renewable energy plans, which help save costs.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Australia’s carbon trading to hit energy sector: CLP

| Sourced From Times of the Internet |

Australia’s carbon trading scheme will hit power company profits and cause some disruption to the country’s energy sector, the head of Hong Kong’s largest power firm said Thursday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

COLUMN-US cap-and-trade choice inferior to carbon tax: John Kemp

| Sourced From Forexpros |

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s first budget puts climate change at the heart of the administration’s long-term economic plan. But despite the clear theoretical advantages of a simple carbon tax, he seems set to follow the EU and California in opting for a cap-and-trade system.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Government departments could trade carbon

Sourced From Low Carbon Economy |

Government departments could be given a carbon budget and will be expected to trade amongst each other in order to meet their targets, energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband has said.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Candidate D: Topic: Regulating carbon

| Sourced From AJC |

Imagine youre in Philips Arena, waiting for Bruce Springsteen to come on stage. Thousands of bodies fill the rafters and press against one another down on the floor. In the darkness, a rumbling ripples through the dome. Broooce! Brooooooce! Finally he runs out and everyone springs to their feet – singing and dancing – thousands of lungs heaving heavy air.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Clamping Down on Carbon

| Sourced From Baseline |

These days, its difficult to pick up a magazine or switch on the television without hearing the words

Tags: , ,

Study finds hemlock trees dying rapidly, affecting forest carbon cycle

| Sourced From EurekAlert |

Otto, NC

Tags: , ,

Carbon market crashes with a whisper, not a bang

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 27th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Obama Starts Planning For Carbon Pricing

| Sourced From The New Republic |

In The Washington Post, Juliet Elperin and Steve Mufson bring word that Obama’s first budget, set for release today, will assume revenues from a cap-and-trade system on carbon emissions:

Tags: , ,

New IFS Eco-footprint Management Solution Helps Businesses Cut Cost and Carbon

| Sourced From ARC Advisory Group |

IFS, a global enterprise applications company, launches its Eco-footprint Management tool to provide organizations with unprecedented control and transparency on the environmental impact of their operations.

Tags: , ,

Armed forces declare war on carbon footprint

| Sourced From Business Green |

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has today announced wide-reaching plans to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels as one of five key strands of its newly unveiled Technology Procurement Strategy.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Carbon scheme too high a price to pay: survey

| Sourced From NorthQueensland Register |

Australians are willing to put their money where their mouth is to address climate change, but not to pay anywhere near the expected costs of the governments Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Australia to reveal carbon trading legislation

| Sourced From Taiwan News |

The government plans to unveil legislation next month to create an Australian carbon emissions trading scheme designed to tax climate changing pollution beginning next year, Climate Change Minister Penny Wong said Friday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 27th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Autos help, carbon limits tied

| Sourced From

Tags: , ,

Low EU prices no concern for carbon scheme -Australia

CANBERRA, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Australia’s climate change minister on Friday said she had no concerns about the fall in carbon prices in Europe and said the low price would not force changes to Australia’s plans for carbon trading in 2010.

Continue Reading on Reuters

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Feb 27th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Teens Fight Global Warming on myYearbook.com!

Carbon trading comes to Wagga

| Sourced From The Daily Advertiser |

WAGGAS businesses and residents yesterday heard for the first time how a carbon pollution reduction scheme will affect them.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

The Great Carbon Collapse

| Sourced From The Heritage Foundation |

In the UK Guardian last month, a leading European energy executive warned that Europes carbon market was becoming a

Tags: , ,

© 2009 Carbon Offsets Daily. All Rights Reserved.

This blog is powered by Wordpress.