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EU says to link carbon markets before Dec
Reuters  Aug 6 2008 11:51AM 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.

Poland seeks allies to block EU carbon emission caps
Sharewatch  Aug 6 2008 4:08PM UTC

WARSAW (Thomson Financial) - Poland said Wednesday it was trying to gather support from fellow European Union members to block Brussels' curbs on carbon dioxide emissions, which Warsaw claims will hurt its economic growth.

PREVIEW-UK climate protesters await coal showdown with E.ON
Reuters UK  Aug 6 2008 4:12PM UTC

KINGSNORTH, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Armed with compost toilets, solar panels and vegan food, around 700 activists are preparing to disrupt a coal-fired power station in England on Saturday in a protest against plans for two new units.

Climate Exchange posts record carbon trading
Reuters UK  Aug 6 2008 9:25AM UTC

Aug 6 (Reuters) - British carbon credit exchange operator Climate Exchange Plc (CLIE.L: Quote, Profile, Research) said its European Climate Exchange recorded its highest ever monthly trading volume of 346 tonnes of CO2 in July.

Kyoto market

U.N. to tighten rules on earning carbon offsets
Reuters  Aug 7 2008 9:39AM UTC

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.N.'s climate change agency on Wednesday proposed to make it more difficult for speculators to earn carbon offsets from emissions-cutting projects which were already profitable.

SRF receives one million carbon credits
Economictimes  Aug 6 2008 10:21AM UTC

NEW DELHI: Tyrecord maker SRF Ltd received 1 million carbon credits for reducing greenhouse gas emissions at its refrigerant gas plant in Rajasthan, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) website showed.

North America market

DOE to store CO2, recover CBM simultaneously
Oil and Gas Journal  Aug 6 2008 6:08PM UTC

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ETS doubt puts investment on hold
The Australian  Aug 6 2008 3:13PM UTC

COMPANIES are likely to defer mergers, acquisitions and other investment decisions until next year because of uncertainty about the terms and consequences of the federal Government's proposed emissions trading scheme, UBS's head of general

Origin backs carbon scheme
The Australian  Aug 6 2008 2:56PM UTC

CORPORATE Australia cannot afford to harbour climate change sceptics as the Government moves towards introducing its emissions trading scheme, according to Origin Energy's chairman.


Carbon markets get new global trade association
BusinessGreen  Aug 6 2008 2:04PM UTC

The two leading carbon market trade associations have announced they are to join forces as they attempt to strengthen their lobbying position ahead of critical international negotiations.

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