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UN-REDD came up with a Q&A in July 2010

 

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Source Wire | 8 years 8 months ago

UK-based carbon trading and carbon offset company Carbonica will generate VCS REDD and reforestation carbon credits in Chile FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Climate Connections | 8 years 8 months ago

San Francisco, May 23 – San Francisco’s Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment (CRPE) announced today that it received the judge’s writ in its lawsuit against the California Air Resources Board (CARB); the writ gives the green light to most of the policies advanced under AB32, California’s...

Bloomberg | 8 years 9 months ago

May 20 (Bloomberg) -- Companies that unknowingly buy fake carbon-offset credits in California’s planned cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases shouldn’t be forced to replace them with real ones, according to emissions traders.

Business Daily Africa | 8 years 9 months ago

Kenyan companies investing in carbon trading projects are set to benefit from a new fund set up by IFC to cover a financing gap arising from the European Union’s decision to stop buying carbon credits from developing countries beginning next year. The 150 million euros or Sh18.3 billion...

Yahoo News | 8 years 9 months ago

(Published by Thomson Reuters Point Carbon) LONDON - The World Bank is considering launching a start-up finance scheme to help emission reduction projects get off the ground in the world's poorest nations, a bank official said.

Business Green | 8 years 9 months ago

Merrill Lynch chief says REDD scheme investors face risks equivalent to "emerging markets squared" The United Nations has stepped up its campaign to encourage businesses to deliver the billions of dollars of investment required to stop the destruction of rainforests and protect forest ecosystems.

Bloomberg | 8 years 9 months ago

The world’s forests may spur financial rewards and risk management opportunities as a way to curb climate change, according to the United Nations.

IStock Analyst | 8 years 9 months ago

LONDON, May 6, 2011 (Xinhua News Agency) -- Better regulation on forest-carbon market out of climate change negotiations could provide a win-win business for the finance sector and governments, according to a report that has a UN background and was released in London on Friday. The report "...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 9 months ago

VANCOUVER, B.C. — Tuesday, May 3, 2011 — East Asia Minerals Corporation (TSXV-EAS) wishes to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (the “MOU”) with Carbon Conservation Pty Ltd. (”CC”), a corporation based in Australia, for the purchase of up to 50% equity interest in CC...

Google News | 8 years 9 months ago

BRUSSELS — There will be no binding deal on emissions at this year's UN climate summit as the South African hosts and other economic powers are simply "not ready," the United States and Europe said on Wednesday. "It is not a necessary thing to have right away," top US climate official Todd...

Baltimore Sun | 8 years 9 months ago

OSLO (Reuters) - The shift in manufacturing to emerging nations is doing more to curb rich countries' greenhouse gas emissions than measures they are taking to meet the U.N. pact to fight climate change, a study showed. Rich nations benefit from U.N. rules which record greenhouse gases -- mainly...

The Sydney Morning Herald | 8 years 10 months ago

Redd Forests, a little company 20 per cent-owned by the Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron, is proving that threatened native forest in Tasmania can have more value standing than if it was logged, by generating carbon credits from it. Next week the first 55,549 verified carbon units approved in this...

Ecosystem Marketplace | 8 years 10 months ago

Climate talks resumed earlier this month with the developing countries ratcheting up efforts to sign the European Union on for another eight years of the Kyoto Protocol, even as some balk at building on agreements made in Cancún, Mexico.  Here’s our Earth Day effort to shine the light of...

Heritage Foundation | 8 years 10 months ago

President Obama and his congressional allies’ domestic climate change agenda—“cap and trade”—failed in the last Congress due to extensive opposition to its costly regulations and barriers to growth. Having failed to enact draconian climate change legislation domestically, however, President Obama...

Guardian | 8 years 10 months ago

Europe's commissioner for climate action on Tuesday confirmed for the first time plans to link the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) with California's carbon market which opens next year.

REDDForests | 8 years 10 months ago

Redd Forests, the Australian based carbon project developer, has achieved validation of its Tasmanian Improved Forestry Management projects, the first such projects in the world. Working with Tasmanian landowners, Redd Forests has registered the first of multiple projects, all of which protect...

Sys-Con | 8 years 10 months ago

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/04/11 -- ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) through its 100% owned subsidiary ERA Ecosystem Restoration Associates Inc., (ERA) is pleased to announce the signing of a Carbon Rights Agreement (CRA) with the Minister of Environment for the...

Transparency International | 8 years 10 months ago

On 30 April 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Transparency International launches the Global Corruption Report: Climate Change, a comprehensive guide to corruption risks in measures to combat climate change. As efforts to combat climate change become grander in scale and sophistication, the risks will...

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September 2012 - a note by the Editor of ForestIndustries.EU: We wrote this article more than three years ago. Many significant events happened since then and a huge amount of new knowledge has been collected by the global community.



by Dr. Radut