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EU may announce carbon link date this week
Reuters  Aug 6 2008 9:40AM UTC

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's executive Commission may announce this week the date when it plans to link an EU market in carbon emissions permits with a similar U.N.-led scheme, a Commission source told Reuters on Wednesday.

European carbon hits 5-month low on oil, no buyers
Reuters UK  Aug 5 2008 12:01PM UTC

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) - European carbon emissions prices hit a 5-month low on Tuesday as weaker energy prices and sparse compliance buying put downward pressure on EU permits, traders said.

Carbon market July trading data
CARBONyatra  Aug 6 2008 9:38AM UTC

In July 1.6 million tCO2 were traded and cleared on the Nord Pool carbon exchange as against 2.0 million tonnes in June (1 tCO2=1 EUA=1

Kyoto market

NYSE Euronext's BlueNext to launch spot CER trading on Aug. 12  Aug 5 2008 9:24AM UTC

PARIS (Thomson Financial) - BlueNext, the carbon emissions market controlled by NYSE Euronext Inc, said a spot contract for Certified Emissions Reductions (CER) will be launched on August 12.

Japanese steelmakers to cut GHG emissions by
Steel Guru  Aug 5 2008 10:04PM UTC

30% Jiji Press reported that Japan Iron & Steel Federation and six other major steel makers will jointly develop technologies for reducing about 30% of the current level of greenhouse gas emitted by the steel industry.

Public comments invited for screening projects with high profitability without CER revenues
CARBONyatra  Aug 6 2008 9:41AM UTC

The UNFCCC has invited public comments and proposals for an enhanced barrier test for project activities that have a potentially high profitability without CER revenues.

Voluntary market

China's Changsha city plans local emissions trading
Reuters  Aug 6 2008 10:22AM UTC

BEIJING (Reuters) - The city of Changsha, the capital of Hunan province in south-central China, is preparing to launch an emissions trading scheme, its mayor said on Tuesday.


ASX readies for emissions trading
The Age  Aug 5 2008 10:06PM UTC

The Australian Securities Exchange, owned by ASX Ltd., plans to introduce futures contracts for renewable energy credits, natural gas and coal in advance of starting carbon futures trading in the third quarter of 2009.


China Beijing Environment Exchange Established
Yahoo! Canada  Aug 5 2008 11:19AM UTC

BEIJING, Aug. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, China Beijing Environment Exchange, China's first organization engaging in environment exchange, was established on the Financial Street.

New map aims to help battle for Arctic territories
Reuters  Aug 6 2008 9:45AM UTC

LONDON (Reuters) - British researchers unveiled on Wednesday what they billed as the "first ever" Arctic map to show key disputed territories in the resource-rich region.

Alaska seeks to reverse U.S. polar bear decision
Reuters  Aug 6 2008 9:41AM UTC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Alaska has sued the U.S. government, arguing that listing polar bears as a threatened species will hurt Alaskan oil and gas exploration, fisheries and tourism.

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