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Environment ministers favour flexible EU climate action
Carbon Yatra  Mar 7 2008 2:20PM UTC

EU environment ministers have seconded the generally positive reaction to the Commission's climate and energy package given last week by energy ministers.

Ireland's EPA encourages use of CHP facilities
Materials Recycling Week  Mar 7 2008 11:18AM UTC

Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a document encouraging companies who are participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme to use Combined Heat and Power (CHP) facilities.

20.6 million carbon credits traded in Feb 2008: Nord Pool
Carbon Yatra  Mar 7 2008 2:20PM UTC

Nord Pool, the nordic power exchange has traded emissions contracts worth Euro 358million in February this year. In February 20.6 million tonnes CO2 were traded and cleared, against 13.

Kyoto market

Australia comes in from the cold on climate change
AFP via Yahoo!  Mar 9 2008 10:58PM UTC

by Neil Sands Australia will end years of chilly isolation on climate change when its ratification of the Kyoto Protocol comes into force Tuesday but remains one of the world's worst polluters for its size, analysts say.

Green Ventures India plans to invest $300 m in renewable energy projects
Hindu Business Line  Mar 7 2008 11:54PM UTC

Corporate - Venture Capital - Non-conventional Energy Our Bureau Chennai, March 7 Green Ventures India, a subsidiary of a New York-based asset management company, Green Ventures International, plans to deploy over $300 million in renewable energy

North America market

Breakthrough seen in emissions trading
Financial Times  Mar 9 2008 10:28PM UTC

Carbon emissions trading could become the world's leading derivatives product as businesses in Asia and the US move to lower their greenhouse gas emissions and competition intensifies between exchanges, according to a senior US market regulator.

EPA Seeks Public Comment on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
Calibre Macro World  Mar 8 2008 12:13AM UTC

) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on a draft annual report that analyzes sources of greenhouse gas emissions.

Markets surging for carbon credit trading
Farm Week  Mar 7 2008 9:24AM UTC

Prices for carbon credits recently jumped on the Chicago Climate Exchange, a possible seasonal reflection of the environmental market, William Schleizer of the Delta Institute told FarmWeek.

Voluntary market

Tricorona, WWF Germany and Stockholm Environment Institute partner to compare voluntary CO2-offset standards
HUGIN Online  Mar 10 2008 8:44AM UTC

Tricorona, the Stockholm Environment Institute and WWF Germany have today released a joint report 'A comparison of Carbon Offset Standards'. The main conclusion of the report is that Gold Standard offsets from projects within the Clean Development

Japan plans to offset CO2 emissions produced in G-8 summit+
Calibre Macro World  Mar 7 2008 1:09PM UTC

TOKYO, March 7-(Kyodo), Japan plans to offset greenhouse gas emissions produced in the Group of Eight summit to be held in July in the northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido, while making environmental efforts in various areas including transportation,


HTC Purenergy is Selected for Participation in a Norwegian Carbon Capture and Storage Project
Quote.com Canada  Mar 7 2008 4:05PM UTC

(Marketwire via COMTEX News Network) -- HTC Purenergy Inc.

Low-cost reusable material can capture carbon
Yahoo! India  Mar 9 2008 6:32AM UTC

Washington, March 9 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new, low-cost material for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants and other generators of the greenhouse gas.


PNG: Australia and PNG sign carbon partnership
Islands Business  Mar 10 2008 5:06AM UTC

Nearly two-thirds of Papua New Guinea's land area is forested and it is one of four remaining significant tropical rainforests in the world.

2008 to be a watershed year for the carbon market: Camco
Carbon Yatra  Mar 7 2008 2:19PM UTC

Camco International Limited ('Camco'), a leading climate change business in the growing carbon and sustainable development markets, has announced its preliminary results for the period ended 31 December 2007.

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