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World Bank warns of 'failing' international carbon market

World Bank warns of 'failing' international carbon market | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Report shows collapse in market with just $1.5bn of credits traded internationally last year...
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Market for carbon credits runs out of steam - Irish Times

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Market for carbon credits runs out of steam
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If these quotas are exceeded the businesses have to purchase carbon credits or quotas from other businesses that have managed to come in below their designated thresholds.
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Google's zero-carbon quest - CNNMoney

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CNNMoneyGoogle's zero-carbon questCNNMoneyThe existing power infrastructure is so dependent on fossil fuels that no major company in the world has yet achieved this goal without buying carbon credits.
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UN-backed carbon offsets hit fresh record low - Reuters

UN-backed carbon offsets hit fresh record low - Reuters | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Triple PunditUN-backed carbon offsets hit fresh record lowReutersLONDON, July 18 (Reuters) - Benchmark carbon credits backedby the United Nations plunged 11 percent to a fresh record lowon Wednesday, taking a cue from a sharp drop in European Unionemissions...
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Ileana Johnson Paugh: Global Warming Cash Cow in Peril ...

Ileana Johnson Paugh: Global Warming Cash Cow in Peril ... | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
A whole industry of snake oil salesmen was born, waiting in the wings to get rich off the sale of carbon credits and the “green” and “renewable” energy. The renewable part is a fallacy in itself – once energy is spent, it cannot ...
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The carbon corruption: Iran, Sudan, and North Korea get millions in ...

The carbon corruption: Iran, Sudan, and North Korea get millions in ... | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
The U.N. is funneling millions of dollars worth of tradable carbon credits to corrupt nations worldwide, including Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Uzbekistan in an attempt to encourage clean energy projects in the developing world.
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Olympic team buys carbon credits to offset travel

The Canadian Olympic team and support staff will generate a carbon footprint equivalent to the annual emissions of nearly 300 mid-sized vehicles when they travel to and from the Summer Olympics in London this summer.
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Carbon-credits.ie Supports the European Commission's Proposal on ...

Carbon-credits.ie Supports the European Commission's Proposal on ... | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
The European Commission has made a proposal for establishing accounting rules for greenhouse gas emissions and removals in the agriculture and forestry sectors. Carbon-credits.ie, a leading UK-based information portal ...
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Carbon investments: Would you credit it? - FT Adviser

Carbon investments: Would you credit it? - FT Adviser | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
FT AdviserCarbon investments: Would you credit it?FT AdviserCarbon credits can not only help the planet but are an allowable SIPP investment too.
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“ClimateSmart” Scheme Scams Households On Carbon Credits ...

“ClimateSmart” Scheme Scams Households On Carbon Credits ... | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
See the big boldface “savin' bundles” slogan. With the big red “Book Now!” call-to-action. Leaping out against the glittering, sparkly tinsel green theme background. It almost looks like gold money falling from heaven.
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360investgroup

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The EU carbon market is the largest carbon trading arrangement in the world, requiring polluters to purchase credits for any carbon dioxide they emit in excess of their allowed limits. ...
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Changes to CRC have scaled back UK businesses' efficiency plans - Energy Efficiency News

Changes to CRC have scaled back UK businesses' efficiency plansEnergy Efficiency NewsAll those participating in the scheme would have had to purchase the requisite carbon credits, but those at the top of the energy efficiency ranking would receive...
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Nissan launches 2012 electric Leaf in more states - CNET (blog)

Nissan launches 2012 electric Leaf in more states - CNET (blog) | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
CNET (blog)Nissan launches 2012 electric Leaf in more statesCNET (blog)EV drivers are eligible for up to $7500 in federal tax credits and state incentives. If you have a question or comment for Martin LaMonica, you can submit it here.
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Colonialism and the Green Economy: The Hidden Side of Carbon Offsets - Truth-Out

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Colonialism and the Green Economy: The Hidden Side of Carbon Offsets
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(Photo: Jennifer Coute-Marotta)By calculating the amount of carbon captured from the atmosphere and stored in growing forests, carbon credits are generated.
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EU carbon rescue plan may not help UN offset slump - Reuters

EU carbon rescue plan may not help UN offset slump - Reuters | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
EU carbon rescue plan may not help UN offset slumpReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Any lifeline European Union regulators throw to the bloc's own troubled carbon market may do little to help the United Nations' ailing emissions offset scheme.The EU emissions...
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New permits to pollute:REDD and the green economy | Climate ...

New permits to pollute:REDD and the green economy | Climate ... | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
In actuality, however, the offset mechanism in REDD allows high GHG emitters to purchase forest carbon credits and avoid their own ethical responsibilities to cut emissions. REDD is a mechanism not to cut GHGs, but to ...
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How Do I Sell Carbon Credits | Alternative Investments

How Do I Sell Carbon Credits | Alternative Investments | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Have a broker that can't sell your credits for you? Access a broker who can help liquidate your position or average down the cost of miss-sold credits.
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Global brands look to cut carbon emissions contributions

Global brands look to cut carbon emissions contributions | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Microsoft's CFO will apply carbon emissions fees to business groups responsible for creating them, in what is called a 'carbon fee chargeback model,' and use the fees to create a fund to purchase carbon offsets.
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TONY HETHERINGTON: Watch out for hot air over carbon sales - This is Money

TONY HETHERINGTON: Watch out for hot air over carbon sales - This is Money | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
This is MoneyTONY HETHERINGTON: Watch out for hot air over carbon salesThis is MoneyBy Tony Hetherington CHwrites: I have received very high-pressure phone calls from World Carbon Limited trying to persuade me to invest in carbon credits.
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Aviation Industry Calls on EU to Reconsider ETS ... - carbon credits

Aviation Industry Calls on EU to Reconsider ETS ... - carbon credits | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
The EU ETS is a mandatory 'cap-and-trade' compliance programme for large emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the European Union Member States, making it the largest corporate trading scheme for carbon credits.
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Wind Energy or Windfall? - CounterCurrents.org

Wind Energy or Windfall? - CounterCurrents.org | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Wind Energy or Windfall?CounterCurrents.orgInterestingly, the company is earning carbon credits for being “environment-friendly” by claiming to reduce the emissions of perfluorocarbon gases.
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Saving planet will be the death of us - The Daily Telegraph

Saving planet will be the death of us - The Daily Telegraph | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
Saving planet will be the death of usThe Daily TelegraphIndustries should pay for using fossil fuels, through a "tax" paid on each ton of carbon dioxide produced.
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Environmental Markets Newsletter: EMN: July 21, 2011

Environmental Markets Newsletter: EMN: July 21, 2011 | Carbon Credits | Scoop.it
The value of the market expanded five per cent year-on-year, according to a new analysis published today by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon that also reveals the volume of carbon credits traded fell five per cent on the same period last year.
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Carbon credits scam - News24

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Carbon credits scamNews24Now if you over the limit you can cut production, you can go green to get under your limit or you can buy however many carbon credits you need to cancel out your excess carbon emissions.
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GREEN DEALS: Carbon credits firm collapses - Climate Spectator

GREEN DEALS: Carbon credits firm collapsesClimate SpectatorFirst Growth Funds, a listed Australian company that specialised in developing forestry carbon credit projects in South East Asia and the Pacific, collapsed on Monday after failing to...
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