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  • Published: Jul 17th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Tata Power’s First Clean Development Mechanism registered project – 50.4 MW Khandke wind farm

| Sourced From Tatapower |

Tata Power Indias largest integrated private power utility as part of its sustainability initiative is committed to reducing its carbon footprint. One of the ways towards that goal is the addition of

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  • Published: May 7th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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By Storing Carbon in the Soil, Ranch Owners can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

John Wick wasnt always a rancher. In fact, ranching was the farthest thing from the California environmentalists mind when he and his wife purchased a tract of coastal prairie in 1998.

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  • Published: Dec 16th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Sawn timber carbon stores to double by 2050

If the current consumption of sawn timber continues, carbon stores will nearly double by 2050, according to the Finnish Forest Research Institute.

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  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Broker markets emissions offsets from Valley dairies

| Sourced From Thebusinessjournal.com |

It was announced today that the methane carbon offsets produced by 28 Valley dairies the biggest agriculture offset basket to date will be marketed exclusively by the UK-based broker, Tradition.

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Australia’s carbon trading scheme upset

| Sourced From UPI.com |

CANBERRA, Australia, Dec. 1 (UPI) — Australia’s newly elected opposition Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott vowed Tuesday to delay or block the government’s carbon emissions trading scheme.

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  • Published: Nov 28th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Beyond Copenhagen there’s more than just cutting CO2

| Sourced From Search.japantimes.co.jp |

Imagine for a minute that global warming is not changing our planet’s biosphere and the ecosystems that sustain life on Earth.

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  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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80% cut in CO2 by ’50 reaffirmed

| Sourced From Search.japantimes.co.jp |

Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and U.S. President Barack Obama reaffirmed at their summit Friday the shared goal of achieving an 80 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and supporting efforts by “the poor and most vulnerable” nations to combat climate change.

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  • Published: Nov 21st, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Carbon ration account for all proposed by Environment Agency

| Sourced From Timesonline.co.uk |

Everyone should be given an annual carbon ration and face financial penalties if they exceed it, under a proposal by the Environment Agency.

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Lithuania to unload 50 million tonnes of carbon credits

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CIG has learned that Lithuania is on the verge of marketing 50 million tonnes of carbon emission rights that are excess from its 2008- 2012 quota.

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  • Published: Nov 16th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Africa In the Global Carbon Trade

| Sourced From Ipsnews.net |

CAPE TOWN, Nov 12 (IPS) – Carbon trading, as promoted by the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), has become a key global strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Helijet offsets 900 tonnes CO2e with Pacific Carbon Trust

| Sourced From Verticalmag.com |

Helijet International, the first private sector partner with British Columbia’s Pacific Carbon Trust, has completed its first round of carbon offset purchases by retiring 900 tonnes of CO2e.

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Cut in carbon emissions sought

| Sourced From Straitstimes.com |

ASIA-PACIFIC powers including the United States, China and Russia are expected to call next week for sweeping cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, ahead of a crunch climate meeting in Copenhagen.

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  • Published: Nov 9th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
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CO2 emissions showed record decrease in the wake of economic slump

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Japan CO2 emissions originating from energy consumption had been down, this is the largest decline since 1965

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  • Published: Nov 6th, 2009
  • Category: Global
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Group targets carbon neutrality on central Island

| Sourced From BCLocalnews.com |

A sustainability group wants to localize carbon neutrality and its looking to the Regional District of Nanaimo for assistance.

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  • Published: Nov 4th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Low Carbon, Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle Power Plant To Supply CO2 For Enhanced Oil Production In Kern County

| Sourced From Nickles.com |

GE Energy has signed a technology licensing agreement with Hydrogen Energy for a proposed 250-megawatt power plant that would use integrated gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) technology, a product of ecomagination.

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  • Published: Nov 3rd, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Simplest measures can result in huge carbon cuts, says study

| Sourced From Clickgreen.org.uk |

New technologies and policies that save energy, remove atmospheric carbon and limit greenhouse gas emissions are needed to fight global climate change

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Financial Soultions: Major U.S investment firms back forests as carbon credit generators.

| Sourced From PR-inside.com |

2009-10-25 20:03:25 – New survey shows that UN proposal to accept forest generated carbon offsets has big business support.

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  • Published: Oct 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
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UPDATE: SEC Guidance May Lead CO2 Policy Risk Disclosure

| Sourced From Easybourse.com |

Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- U.S.-traded companies may be under greater pressure to disclose their exposure to the potential cost of climate policies under a new U.S. Securities Exchange Commission staff guidance issued Tuesday.

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  • Published: Oct 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
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FACTBOX-Distribution of CO2 permits in US Senate bill

Oct 26 (Reuters) – The climate bill introduced by Democrats in the U.S. Senate would initially give away the majority of permits to emit greenhouse gases to entities like electricity distributors and big energy users, such as steel and cement plants, in a cap-and-trade program.

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Universal Phone Charger Approved, Could Save 13.6 Million Tons of CO2

| Sourced From Treehugger.com |

Earlier this year we caught word that the EU might force universal cell phone chargers onto manufacturers. “Force” is a little rough…more like “require them to be environmentally responsible and simply logical and quit manufacturing planned obsolescence and exclusivity into piles of plastic and wires.” Last week, a universal charger was approved by the International Telecommunication Union that, while not being “forced” upon manufacturers, is available for them to adopt as they roll out new phones.

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Close carbon credits loophole, EU leaders told

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THE CLIMATE Action Network (CAN) has called on EU leaders, who meet in Brussels today, to close a

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  • Published: Oct 30th, 2009
  • Category: India
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GACL gets Centre’s nod for its CDM projects

| Sourced From TheHinduBusinessLine.com |

VADODARA: The city-based Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) has got Centre’s approval for its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, a top company official has said.

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Direct Energy and Centrica Ranked a Top Company for Carbon Disclosure

| Sourced From Pr-canada.net |

Direct Energy’s parent company, Centrica, has been listed on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and ranked a top performing company by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world. The company’s score puts it in the top 25 companies in the world for carbon emissions disclosure.

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CO2 increasing, UN warns

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Bonn – The UN Climate Change Secretariat says greenhouse gas emissions from industrialised countries increased in 2007, continuing the upward trend of the previous six years.

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INTERVIEW – Poland to sign AAU deals with Spain, Ireland

* Poland looking to sell emissions rights in Japan

* Has talked with Mitsubishi <8058.T>, Mitsui <8031.T>

By Risa Maeda

TOKYO, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Poland will soon sign a deal to sell a total 40 million euros ($60 million) of surplus greenhouse gas emission rights to Spain and Ireland, the country’s first such government-to-government deal under the Kyoto Protocol, its environment minister said.

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