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  • Published: Feb 8th, 2011
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CSR and Low-Carbon: Businesses Need Sticks as well as Carrots

The President of the UK arm of PepsiCo has said that UK business ‘needs sticks as well as carrots’, to ensure it takes action against climate change.

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Interest in Carbon Market Growing Amid Shortcomings, UNFCCC Says

Interest is increasing in the United Nations Clean Development Mechanism, the worlds second-largest carbon market, an official from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change said.

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Interest in Carbon Market Growing Amid Shortcomings, UNFCCC Says

Interest is increasing in the United Nations Clean Development Mechanism, the worlds second-largest carbon market, an official from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change said.

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  • Published: Dec 17th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Top Korean steelmaker earns carbon-credits with afforestation project in Uruguay

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POSCO is the first Korean company to register afforestation carbon credit, 18th globally, and the first amongst steelmakers, according to a company release.

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Climate meeting reaches framework to help developing countries curb carbon

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  • Published: Dec 10th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Addressing Climate Change by Conserving and Restoring the Worlds Forests

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The United States Launches REDD+ Strategy

The U.S. Government is proud to announce the release of the United States strategy to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and increase carbon sequestration by forests in developing countries. This is commonly referred to as REDD+.

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REDD+ Partners Post Working Plan for 2011 and 2012

Deforestation and outdated farming methods combine to generate more than 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions, which is why financing mechanisms aimed at tackling both are hot topics as UN Climate talks open today.

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Worlds First Carbon Emissions Data Hub for Shipping

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A-G ratings on the greenhouse gas efficiency of over 60,000 ships available free of charge at shippingefficiency.org

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Australia: Forest carbon rights in REDD+ countries: a snapshot of Africa

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The world’s forests are disappearing at an alarming rate. Not only does this endanger biodiversity and the livelihoods of forest-dependent communities, it is a major contributing factor to global climate change. It is a challenge that needs to be addressed

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New climate change practitioner survey findings topical to COP16 proceedings

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As COP16 in Cancun moves to discussion of CDM reform and negotiations continue on issues related to REDD, MRV, and capacity building

A report is released by GHG Management Institute, in conjunction with Sequence Staffing. The report presents findings from a survey of ~1,000 global greenhouse gas measurement and management practitioners. The following findings have immediate relevance to UNFCCC proceedings: GHG verification and CDM/JI

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Carbon trading pilot begins

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The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has introduced a pilot forest carbon credit trading scheme in Chanthaburi province.

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Follow COP 16 on Ecosystem Marketplace

26 November 2010 | Climate-change negotiators from around the world are on their way to Cancun, Mexico for the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP 16) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which runs from Monday, 29 November, through Friday, 10 December.

Ecosystem Marketplace will be providing daily coverage of events relating to land-use, forestry, and voluntary carbon.

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Monetary transformation to combat climate change and advance low-carbon, climate-resilient development

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One important way to bring system change about is transforming the international monetary system which as glue binds the financial, economic and commercial systems together.

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Climate talks must ensure carbon trading: WBank official

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HANOI Major talks on global warming next month must provide reassurances for the future of the market in greenhouse-gas emissions beyond 2012, the World Bank’s environment chief said Monday.

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Corporate titans commit to low-carbon future

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  • Published: Oct 8th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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REDD+ Partnership Talks Stall in Blur of Finger-Pointing

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REDD+ Partnership talks officially launched on Monday after a weekend workshop. Since then, the Partners haven’t completed a single agenda item, and a large number of donors, recipients, and stakeholders lay the blame on co-chairs Papua New Guinea and Japan. A spokesperson for the Rainforest Coalition, however, says donors are stalling to avoid paying their share.

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  • Published: Oct 8th, 2010
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REDD+ Partnership Feels the Heat as Climate-Change Talks Begin in Tianjin

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Author: Steve Zwick

Most Parties to the UN Climate-Change Convention agree that we can slow climate change in the short term by saving tropical rainforests and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD).

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Press Release: Road transport cutting CO2 emissions

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September 28, 2010

Public authorities experts, manufacturers and road hauliers explore trends, technologies and policies to cut CO2 emissions of road transport and call upon governments to improve infrastructure, promote alternative energies and allow for international use of harmonised longer commercial vehicle combinations.

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  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2010
  • Category: India
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More clarity and flexibilty needed for carbon trade

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New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India Inc and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Wednesday said there should be more clarity and flexibility in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for carbon trading.

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  • Published: Sep 10th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Sold carbon credits at 13.5 euro per CER: Rana Sugars

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  • Published: Sep 3rd, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Russia Submits `Breakthrough’ Carbon Emissions Reduction Project, UN Says

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Russia submitted for registration its first carbon emissions reduction project under a special United Nations procedure, a step that can signal

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  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India has 520 CDM projects: Min

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New Delhi, Aug 11 (IBNS) Under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), carbon credits are earned by project proponents that develop and implement projects as per CDM modalities and procedures and are registered by the CDM Executive Board.

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  • Published: Aug 13th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Carbon Credits – Press Information Bureau

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Under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), carbon credits are earned by project proponents that develop and implement projects as per CDM modalities and procedures and are registered by the CDM Executive Board. National Governments recommend such CDM projects for registration with the Executive Board as contribute to sustainable development.

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  • Published: Aug 12th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing Briefs UNFCCC Parties

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5 August 2010: The UN Secretary-Generals High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing (AGF) convened its third briefing to UNFCCC parties on 5 August 2010, on the sidelines of the UNFCCC talks in Bonn, Germany.

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  • Published: Jul 28th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Indian Group Tata Power registered first CDM wind power project

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The 50.4 MW Khande wind farm was included among the CDM projects by the UNFCCC, from which it will earn 85,000 certified emission reductions annually, worth over one million euros per year.

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