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  • Published: Jan 29th, 2011
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Willmott claims UK’s first zero carbon school

Willmott Dixon has won a

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Opinion: Carbon Offsets Meet Biofuels

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In previous posts, I have written about climate capitalists generating carbon offsets, and climate capitalists pursuing opportunities across three generations of biofuels.

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Carbon traders slam “politicised” ban on industrial gas credits

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The Carbon Markets and Investors Association (CMIA) has criticised the European Commission’s decision to ban the use of industrial gas offset credits in the EU’s emissions trading scheme, warning that the uncertainty created by the move could restrict the availability of credit for greenhouse gas emission reduction projects.

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Fiji involved in project to reduce carbon dioxide emissions

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With adverse effects of climate change continuously affecting the Pacific, the Fiji government and delegates from the Pacific Island countries are currently looking into a climate change mitigating project that reduces carbon emission and allow economic development.

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Nat’l workshop on carbon trading kicks off

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KATHMANDU, Jan 23: A two-day national workshop on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Reduced Emission from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) kicked off in Kathmandu on Sunday with the primary objective of devising measures to reap maximum benefits from carbon trading.

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Texas Battles EPA Over Carbon Dioxide Rules

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Texas and the Environmental Protection Agency are locked in a battle over carbon dioxide emission rules that could test the balance of power between the federal government and the states.

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2011
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US carbon markets eye ETS theft fallout

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North American carbon markets are taking measures to avoid the theft that hit the EU ETS this week. Regulators and administrators of the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) and the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) said theyve been monitoring the widespread theft of EU allowances (EUAs) that shook the European carbon market.

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  • Published: Jan 28th, 2011
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London 2012 organisers look to reduce carbon footprint

Bulgarian firms trade 4 million carbon emission quotas

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Carbon bandits steal $39 million from EU registries

Follow a family’s effort to reduce their carbon emissions by six tonnes

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  • Published: Jan 27th, 2011
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BP: Carbon emissions will peak after 2020

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  • Published: Jan 27th, 2011
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Traders condemn EU’s ‘Mickey Mouse’ carbon market after botched trading statement

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UPDATE 1-EU bans disputed carbon offsets from May 2013

* EU committee backs May 2013 start to offset ban

* May start would allow 30-40 mln extra offsets to be used

(Adds EU confirmation, further details)

LONDON/BRUSSELS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The European Commission will ban the most common type of carbon offsets, mostly from China and India, for use in its emissions trading scheme from the start of May 2013, it said on Friday.

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Carbon Set for Weekly Loss as EU Discusses Security, Offsets

Do you know about the CDP? 3 Reasons Why You Should

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  • Published: Jan 27th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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The low-carbon diet: One family’s effort to shrink carbon consumption

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Part 2: A Little Research Goes a Long Way (see Part 1: Epiphany from up high: Can a suburban family live sustainably?)

Tracking down an energy auditor on the cusp of the 2010 deadline for energy efficiency rebates proved tricky. Yet on a frigid morning in early January, David Pocklington and Shane Matteson of Energy Conservation Solutions found time to probe our house from basement to attic for energy loss.

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Great carbon theft may have netted

WWF-Canada Report Shows High Cost of Carbon to Investors

Sustain selected for carbon project

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EU says half of countries trading carbon are poorly protected against fraud

Swedish Family Goes On Carbon Reduction Quest with Volvo Electric Car

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CFTC authorized to regulate carbon-derivative market

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  • Published: Jan 26th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Carbon Reduction Commitment leaves landlords in legal limbo, says Jon Vivian

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EU disarray makes it easy for carbon credits hackers

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BRUSSELS Europe boasts that its control of polluting rights makes it a leading light in moves to save the planet, but patchwork national systems for trading carbon credits have simply left hackers licking their lips.

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