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Carbon credits

| Sourced From EmporiaGazette.com |

THE APRIL 18 EDITION of the Gazette featured an article about how farmers and ranchers can apply for carbon credits and may be eligible for cash payments for such practices as no-till planting or lighter grazing of pastures. On the surface, this seems like a good thing that can put a little extra cash in our collective pockets for sensible agricultural practices that sequester carbon from the atmosphere.

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Can the Bay Area become a Carbon Valley?

| Sourced From SustainableIndustries.com |

At the San Francisco Carbon Collaborative hosted by law firm Morrison & Foerster in February 2009, David Pascal, clean technology and green business advocate for the city of San Francisco, thanked all participants for

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Carbon traders call for land-use offsets in climate deal

| Sourced From EurActive.com |

Reducing emissions from land use should play a key role in the post-Kyoto climate agreement, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) said yesterday (27 April).

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
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Simple steps for eating low on the carbon food chain

| Sourced From Examiner.com |

Food production is responsible for as much as a third of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
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South West London moves closer to Carbon-Metered Parking

| Sourced From Parking-net.com |

While the outcome of the consultation indicated strong opposition to the councils original proposals the council has responded by recommending significantly greater reductions for the least polluting cars but crucially is still recommending linking parking charges to CO2 emissions. The new recommendations go to the councils cabinet on 27 April and if approved could be in place by the summer.

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Consortium To Study Coal CO2 Emissions

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The University of Kentuckys Applied Energy Research Center is forming a consortium with utility companies and government agencies for a $24

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More Than Tech Needed to Reduce CO2 Footprint of Buildings

| Sourced From Earth2Tech.com |

Energy use in buildings could be cut by as much as 60 percent by mid-century, but doing so would take more than just adopting energy-saving technologies. Thats according to the findings of a four-year study looking at residential and commercial building sectors around the world and published Monday by the Geneva-based World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a global business association. The report, entitled

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Hungary hands out 2008-2012 CO2 emissions permits

| Sourced From Reuters |

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary has allocated 23.911 million emissions allowances to its industry for phase two of the European Union’s greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme on April 24, the text of relevant legislation revealed on Monday.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
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Life Cycle Analysis of Camelina-based Renewable Jet Fuel Shows 84% CO2 Emissions Reduction Compared to Petroleum Fuel

| Sourced From Ca.Sys-Con.com |

Renewable fuels company Sustainable Oils today announced the results of a life cycle analysis (LCA) of jet fuel created from camelina seeds developed by the company, which shows that the renewable fuel reduces carbon emissions by 84 percent compared to petroleum jet fuel. The research, in collaboration with UOP, a Honeywell company, was conducted at Michigan Tech University, a leading research university. The study was based on camelina grown in Montana and processed into biojet fuel using UOP hydroprocessing technology.

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New electrical device can turn CO2 into biofuel

| Sourced From NewsTrackIndia.com |

Washington, April 27 (ANI): Researchers in the US have made a new electrical device that could improve fuel cell technology by turning carbon dioxide (CO2) into methane, a potential biofuel.

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Report: CO2 emissions increased in 2008

| Sourced From TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk |

If you thought that the surge of green car innovations and the economic crisis would help to drive down emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane last year, then think again.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
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Carbon Credits Miss the Point

| Sourced From FastCompany.com |

It may not be a popular thing to say, but all the feel-good talk about carbon emission policies may be obscuring a bigger and more important problem: Our society’s long-entrenched habit of rampant over- consumption. When we focus on carbon-emissions, are we postponing a change in consumer behavior that could be more beneficial over a long time?

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2009
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Asia’s carbon credits market expected to grow despite economic downturn

| Sourced From ChannelNewsAsia.com |

SINGAPORE: The carbon credits market in Asia is expected to continue to grow despite the economic downturn.

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The Carbon Credit

| Sourced From Blogs.SiliconIndia.com |

What is a Carbon Credit? Its true definition is the ESO or Exchange Soil Offset or, more popularly the CO2e or Carbon Dioxide equivalent but what is it equivalent to? How many Euros are there for each Credit?

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Power station signs first ever carbon trading deal

| Sourced From News.com.au |

Victoria’s Loy Yang Power signed a contract with Brisbane-based commodities trader and risk manager Arcadia Energy Trading.

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Carbon trading begins in Australian market

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Australias fledging carbon market saw the first trade between two Australian counterparts today, one of the parties said.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2009
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KL and Jakarta plan carbon trading for oil palm industry

| Sourced From TheStar.com.my |

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia and Indonesia are exploring the possibility of adopting carbon trading system for its oil palm industry.

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Graham Kraehe bags carbon trading scheme

| Sourced From News.com.au |

“The Australian economy will survive the economic downturn but it may not survive the emissions trading system,” Mr Kraehe, chairman of BlueScope Steel, told a Courier-Mail-sponsored Australian Institute of Company Directors function yesterday.

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European carbon trading scheme will not cut power sector emissions, MPs told

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The EU carbon trading system has failed and will not help meet government targets on decarbonising the power sector, energy operators told MPs yesterday.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2009
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CBp Carbon Joins Chicago Climate Exchange

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CBp Carbon, a global leader in the field of recycling, has joined the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX

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CO2 policies must address car use: UKERC

| Sourced From CanadianDriver.com |

London, England – Government must do much more than promote electric cars if it wants rapid and deep cuts in transport emissions, and must consider playing a role in helping drivers leave their cars at home, according to a new study by the U.K. Energy Research Centre (UKERC).

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2009
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Gore Ignores Carbon Tax Costs in Debate

| Sourced From NewsMax.com |

WASHINGTON — Al Gore paused during his descent from atop the marble Capitol steps on his way to spar with an old rival, Newt Gingrich. Grinning as he glided toward a former aide he had spotted, Gore joked, “Just like old times.”

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United Airlines launches Carbon Offset Program

| Sourced From AsiaTravelTips.com |

United Airlines has launched a carbon offset program designed to give customers the opportunity to help protect the environment by supporting renewable energy and reforestation projects.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2009
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Carbon Cap

| Sourced From blog.ira-401k-realestate.com |

The simple economics of the carbon cap
The cap solution in a nutshell
Capping carbon pollution encourages the growth of renewable energy and energy-efficient industries. It brings customers to these businesses, which in turn will create good jobs and help revitalize American towns.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2009
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California toughens auto carbon footprints law

| Sourced From Tech.Blorge.com |

Long a leader in environmental legislation, the U.S. State of California has passed legislation aimed at increasing the usage of automotive fuels which have a low carbon footprint.

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