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Germany says won't meet carbon permits deadline
Reuters  Feb 14 2008 11:04AM UTC

(Reuters) - Germany will probably miss a February deadline to issue carbon emissions permits to its industry under the next phase of Europe's carbon trading scheme from 2008-12, a carbon registry spokeswoman said.

Prince Charles backs EU in climate change 'war'  Feb 15 2008 9:01AM UTC

Decrease font size Increase font size InterActivTools In his first speech to the European Parliament in 16 years, the Prince of Wales congratulated the Commission on its climate and energy proposals but highlighted the 'doomsday' urgency of fighting

Kyoto market

Japan to test carbon credit trading via electric power exchange+
Calibre Macro World  Feb 15 2008 5:36AM UTC

TOKYO, Feb. 15-(Kyodo), Japan will experiment with a system to enable carbon credit trading between power companies at the Japan Electric Power Exchange as early as by the end of this year in an attempt to meet its Kyoto Protocol obligations, industry

North America market

U.S. carbon market to hit $1 tln by 2020 - forecast
Reuters India  Feb 14 2008 3:52PM UTC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trade in the developing U.S. carbon market should hit $1 trillion by 2020 and lead to a spike in consumer energy bills -- but opening the market to international carbon-cutting projects may lower those costs, energy consultants

U.S. investors pledge $10 bln for renewable energy
Reuters UK  Feb 14 2008 11:25PM UTC

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - U.S. institutional investors pledged at a U.N. summit on Thursday to invest $10 billion over two years in technologies that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to pressure companies to disclose their risks

First US Compliance Carbon Allowance Transaction Executed by ICAP
Yahoo! Canada  Feb 14 2008 10:09PM UTC

HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP announced today it has executed the first over-the-counter Compliance Carbon Allowance transaction in the United States.

Kan. Senate rejects emissions limit
AFX Press  Feb 14 2008 6:08PM UTC

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Senators overwhelmingly rejected a proposal Wednesday to impose the state's first limits on carbon dioxide emissions, then gave first-round approval to a bill allowing two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.

Post 2012

Nations seek compromise in climate change talks
AFP via Yahoo!  Feb 14 2008 8:58PM UTC

by Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura The UN's climate chief called Thursday for rich and developing nations to reach a compromise as they held talks here in their bid to forge a new deal on fighting global warming by the end of next year.

Voluntary market

Planktos Scraps Ocean Carbon Credits Project
Carbon Yatra  Feb 14 2008 8:18PM UTC

The board of directors of Planktos Corp.


Energy saving most effective in CO2 cutting-report
Reuters UK  Feb 14 2008 7:18PM UTC

For additional analysis on carbon markets and climate change policy please join the online Reuters carbon community here UNITED NATIONS, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Squeezing more productivity out of the energy that industries, homes and vehicles burn is the

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