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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2011
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Donating one week of carbon emissions

This Earth Week, officials with the Colorado Carbon Fund aim to raise money by encouraging individuals, businesses and organizations to donate the equivalent of a week’s worth of transportation and energy use.

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Indigenous Forest Carbon Fund Launched

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Around 1300 members of Brazil’s SuruĂ­ Amazon nation have launched the first ever indigenous forest carbon fund at this month’s annual UN Climate Change Summit meeting in Mexico.

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  • Published: Dec 15th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Vice President – Carbon Finance, Climate Change Capital

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Climate Change Capital Ltd (CCC) is an investment manager and advisor specialising in the opportunities created by the transition to the low carbon economy. Its activities aim to make the world’s environment cleaner while delivering attractive financial returns. CCC has two distinct but complementary business groups:

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Carbon offset scheme aims to use Indigenous land

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Centrefarm Aboriginal Horticulture has discussed its Aboriginal carbon fund at a climate change forum in Alice Springs.

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States to reap from Sh40b carbon fund

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The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) has finalised setting up of a multi-million shillings financing facility to enable member-states access carbon markets.

The fund, expected to raise Sh40 billion from international donors and sovereign funds, is designed to support small community development projects with early-stage seed capital and Certified Emission Reductions (CER) payments.

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  • Published: Aug 6th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Fruit tree carbon fund bears little fruit

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SAN FRANCISCO By this time up to $200,000 was expected to be sitting in The Citys recently created carbon fund to pay for planting fruit trees and similar projects. But today there is just $40,000.

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  • Published: Jan 19th, 2010
  • Category: Europe
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Fortis mulls carbon fund refocus

Fortis Bank Netherlands is considering changing the focus of its planned carbon fund, Carbon Finance has learned.
Last September, the banks global head of energy and commodities Seb Walhain said that he was preparing a

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  • Published: Nov 20th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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South Korea to buy post-2012 ADB carbon credits

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South Korea is committing to purchase USD20m worth of post-2012 carbon credits from the Asian Development Banks (ADB) Future Carbon Fund.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Venom introduces world’s first carbon neutral alkaline battery

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A new range of batteries from Venom is free of mercury, cadmium and lead, and has been certified carbon neutral by Carbonfund.org. The Eco Alkaline batteries were certified carbon neutral after a detailed product life-cycle assessment of carbon emissions. As part of a carbon neutral project, Venom is supporting the Return to Forest Project which is helping to reforest Nicaragua’s Pacific coast.

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  • Published: Sep 29th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Carbon fund assets up 25 percent to $16 billion in 2009

LONDON (Reuters) – Carbon fund assets have grown by a quarter to $16.1 billion since last year, despite several funds having failed due to the economic downturn, research by Environmental Finance Publications showed on Thursday.

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  • Published: Aug 30th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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Deal to reduce carbon omission from brickfield

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Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IIDFC) on Tuesday signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the World Bank and the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to help reduce carbon emissions from brickfields.

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  • Published: Aug 22nd, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Streaming Video: Katoomba and the Economics of Rainforest Preservation

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Katoomba Meetings have sparked scores of environmental initiatives

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FACTBOX: Hi-tech renewables to fight for EU low carbon fund

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission will allow a range of advanced renewable energy technologies to compete for funding that had originally been proposed for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) pilot plants, a new document shows.

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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Vail Valley’s Sunday in Edwards series continues with Carbon Fund talk

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VAIL VALLEY, Colorado The free Sundays in Edwards series, taking place in the Vail Valley during April and May, continue Sunday with a short talk about the Colorado Carbon Fund at Matthews Restaurant in Edwards at 5:30 p.m.

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  • Published: Apr 24th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Despite Wray wind turbine debacle, Ritter still touting carbon offsets

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Gov. Bill Ritter and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper love a good media opportunity, so in honor of Earth Day the pair announced a $100,000 donation from the Democratic National Conventions 2008 Host Committee for carbon-offset projects.

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Launch Of CO2 Carbon Emissions Trading Announced by CTA Firm, Genuine Trading Solutions

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Genuine Trading Solutions President and CEO, Dwayne Strocen said today “The Kyoto Protocol and Asia-Pacific Partnership On Clean Development And Climate (APP) has taken center stage on bringing awareness to global warming. In response to compelling corporate demand, we have mandated a trading and hedging initiative to support our role as leaders in risk management for the international marketplace. The mandate for trading carbon CO2 emissions is clearly in response to global demand with sound conviction the timing of this launch will be well received.”

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  • Published: Feb 27th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Funding To Reduce Carbon Footprint At Disability Complex

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The Minister for Human Services, Lin Thorp, today announced $10,000 in State Government funding to help install an environmentally friendly energy system at a Launceston accommodation complex for people with a disability.

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New Fund Provides Exposure to Carbon Market

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XShares Advisors LLC has launched what it says is the first U.S. traded product providing exposure to the fast growing carbon market by holding European Union Allowances (EUAs) futures contracts.

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TMS Introduces Carbon Offset Shuttle Program for Meetings Industry

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Transportation Management Services (TMS), a Sandy Spring, Md.-based provider of event transportation services for clients in the meetings and events industry, has launched a new Carbon Offset Shuttle Program that provides a negative carbon footprint for its entire fleet of ground transportation, it announced last week.

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Cleveland Carbon Fund breaks new ground in the carbon reduction market

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CLEVELAND – A collaborative group of Cleveland-based founding partners announced today the launch of the Cleveland Carbon Fund, an advised fund at the Cleveland Foundation which is breaking new ground in the carbon reduction market.

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ADB commences Future Carbon Fund

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POZNAN, Poland — The Asian Development Bank has received financing commitments of over $100 million for a new post-2012 carbon fund, and will commence its operations in January. In addition to its founding public sector partners, the ADB is seeking further participation from private businesses.

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  • Published: Nov 5th, 2008
  • Category: USA
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Fort Collins company first to join states carbon fund program

With about 60 trucks in its fleet, Drahota Construction estimates its vehicles emit 405 tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year.
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