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Experts meet in Nairobi over carbon trade opportunities

Carbon trading experts, financial institutions and companies eyeing new revenues from environmental conservation will meet in Nairobi later this month at a conference expected to develop structures for the multi-billion shilling market.

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Europe’s Carbon Emissions Trading — Growing Pains or Wholesale Theft?

NEW YORK — Have criminals found a lucrative niche in carbon markets?

Previously, many bankers and traders said no, insisting that one-off incidents involving theft or cheating in Europe’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) were isolated events attributable mostly to the youth of the market. Advocates of a cap-and-trade approach to tackling climate change said that such growing pains are inevitable, but regulators and legitimate market participants would get better at warding off abuses.

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Carbon trading registry suspends ops following hack attack

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A carbon emissions trading registry in Austria has suspended operations until at least 21 January following a hacking attack earlier this month.

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Kenya to open first Africa carbon exchange

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 12 (UPI) — Kenya says it is launching Africa’s first carbon exchange to facilitate the trading of carbon credits and help tackle climate change.

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Press Release: The Global Carbon Trading Market: Concepts, Regulations and Industry Trends to 2020 now available at ReportsandReports

2010-05-11 13:17:02 – The report provides an overview on various carbon registries, carbon exchanges and the major companies participating in the carbon trade. The research work provides indispensable assessment of risk and opportunities for the corporate in the carbon constraint environment.

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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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Press Release: S. Korea, CCX to cooperate in carbon emission trading

South Korea’s government said Thursday that it has agreed with a U.S. carbon exchange operator to intensify bilateral cooperation as it seeks to launch its own market for carbon emission rights trading
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  • Published: Feb 4th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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S. KOREA, US CCX TO COOPERATE IN CARBON EMISSION TRADING

SEOUL, Feb 04, 2010 (AsiaPulse via COMTEX) — South Korea’s government said Thursday that it has agreed with a U.S. carbon exchange operator to intensify bilateral cooperation as it seeks to launch its own market for carbon emission rights trading.

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  • Published: Jan 17th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Personal carbon credits may be sign of things to come

Well aware that preaching only does so much good, a website has decide to up the ante in its offerings for those who use means such as solar panels to reduce their carbon emissions: Cash.

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  • Published: Dec 15th, 2009
  • Category: Europe
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European taxpayers lose

The European Union has probably lost at least

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  • Published: Oct 10th, 2009
  • Category: Canada
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Carbon credit trading alive and kicking in Canada

| Sourced From Teatronaturale.com |

Early on in the decade about there was much talk of farmers getting paid for storing carbon in the soil and for implementing other “climate change initiatives” on the farm. In the past year, there has been a lot in the news again about “carbon trading”. Financial Soultions takes a look.

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  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2009
  • Category: USA
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More household carbon credit sales

| Sourced From SpringWise.com |

The global carbon trading market is projected to reach USD 669 billion by 2013, according to a recent report, so it’s not too surprising to see intermediaries and consumer-focused services jumping into the game. Just last week we covered MyEex, which bills itself as a worldwide personal carbon exchange, and recently we learned of another like-minded contender: Earth Aid.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Climate Exchange shares rally following ICE investment

| Sourced From Carbon-financeonline.com |

Shares in leading carbon exchange operator Climate Exchange jumped more than 16% yesterday following news that IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) had bought a 4.8% stake in the company

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  • Published: May 26th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Will Carbon Offsets Destroy the Planet’s Climate? UPDATED

| Sourced From DailyKos.com |

Originally. so-called carbon offsets were a laudable attempt to pursue greenhouse gas reductions in voluntary markets.

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  • Published: May 13th, 2009
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ECX expects to double CO2 trading volume in 2009

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LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s largest exchange for trading carbon emission credits expects to more than double its trading volume this year as more companies come to the bourse to manage their environmental costs.

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Climate Exchange announces Monthly trading update

| Sourced From In.Sys-Con.com |

CLIMATE EXCHANGE PLC
Monthly Trading Update for the European Climate Exchange,
the Chicago Climate Exchange and the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange

Climate Exchange plc, below outlines the trading volumes for the month
of April 2009 for the European Climate Exchange (ECX), the Chicago
Climate Exchange (CCX) and the Chicago Climate Futures Exchange (CCFE).

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EU carbon market gains confidence

| Sourced From CarbonPositive.net |

The EU carbon market has posted strong gains in the past month, with some analysts predicting more to come. EUA prices have risen 25 per cent from the beginning of April to early May. The rally has seen benchmark prices top

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Berks Carbon farmers can cash in on carbon stored in plants

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Berks County farmers are eligible to receive money for the carbon their plants store.

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Carbon exchanges cashing in amid EU slowdown

LONDON, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Carbon emissions exchanges are thriving, making as much as 2 million euros ($2.55 million) a week in revenues, Reuters data shows, just as European industry struggles to survive in the wake of the economic downturn.

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  • Published: Nov 13th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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Drury to start carbon exchange fund

Sourced From News Leader

With a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Drury University will establish Ozarks Carbon Exchange Fund. This locally operated fund will allow individuals or businesses to give a donation to offset some or all of the carbon dioxide that they produce.
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Montreal exchange ready for Canada CO2 market

By Michael Szabo (Reuters), Sourced From Guardian

The Montreal Climate Exchange aims to become the central Canadian marketplace for carbon emissions trading, even before the government finalises the climate change legislation required to kick-start the market.
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Worlds first carbon exchange traded commodity to launch on LSE

Investors will be able to access the rapidly growing carbon futures market later this week with the launch of the worlds first carbon exchange traded commodity (ETC) on the London Stock Exchange.
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