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UPDATE 1-Fortis raises CO2 forecast, prices surge
Reuters  Jan 25 2008 12:47PM UTC

(Reuters) - European carbon prices rose more than 5 percent on Friday after Belgian-Dutch financial group Fortis (FOR.BR: Quote, Profile, Research) raised its forecast for European carbon emissions prices to more than double current levels.

EC's CO2 price forecast at €40/t good for clean generators, but not without risks: JP Morgan
Carbon Yatra  Jan 25 2008 9:34PM UTC

JP Morgan has released the following report on the new EU ETS phase 3 proposals. The EC?s proposed CO2 allocation for 2013-2020E is in-line with JP Morgan's forecast, with most of the details on auctioning etc as expected.

Ireland could allow trade of carbon credits as commodity: Reports
Carbon Yatra  Jan 27 2008 2:17PM UTC

The new Finance Bill - to be unveiled on Thursday in Ireland, is expected to allow the trading of carbon credits as a commodity. Local media reports indicate, the move is designed to boost Irish business and cut red tape.

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Iraq ratifies Kyoto Protocol on climate change
AFP via Yahoo!  Jan 26 2008 6:35PM UTC

Iraq has formally ratified the UN's Kyoto Protocol on climate change, according to a government statement seen by AFP on Saturday.

Oil and gas: ARCADIS Opens Landfill Gas Plant And Announces Additional Capacity
Hydrocarbon Online  Jan 28 2008 11:01AM UTC

Arnhem, The Netherlands - ARCADIS, the international consultancy, design and engineering company, recently announced the official opening of the Sao Joao landfill gas installation and power plant by the mayor of Sao Paulo, Gilberto Kassab.

Substantial investments flowing through the CDM, but uncertainty about post-2012 could undo momentum, hinder f
Carbon Yatra  Jan 25 2008 10:43PM UTC

Leading business figures expect clear results from a future framework agreement that includes internationally agreed emission targets to optimize its contribution to tackling climate change, guide investment decisions and avoid market distortions.

Aditya Birla Nuvo issued 22674 CERs
Carbon Yatra  Jan 25 2008 10:43PM UTC

Indo Gulf Fertilisers (IGF), a unit of Aditya Birla Nuvo, has been issued 22674 CERs by the UN EB.


EU carbon sequestration proposals get mixed reviews  Jan 28 2008 12:37PM UTC

Other related news (CCS), also known as carbon sequestration, is the process by which carbon dioxide (CO2) is separated from the gases produced by large stationary power plants, compressed and then transported to a location where it can be

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