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World Bank Reports Experience with A/R Biocarbon Fund Projects

6 March 2012: The World Bank has published a new report by the BioCarbon Fund detailing the experience in over 2

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02 Mar, 2012

UN support for soil carbon

THE United Nations has thrown its support behind soil carbon, but Australian attempts to create a market mechanism to reward the building of soil carbon reserves are still mired in complexity.

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China mulls forestry credits in ETS: official

China is looking at ways to include forest carbon projects in its planned emissions trading scheme (ETS), according to a senior official, a move which would boost supply of lower-cost offsets for the country’s biggest emitters.

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March 08, 2012

World Bank’s BioCarbon Fund launch a report on AR CDM experience

The World Bank yesterday launched a new report by the BioCarbon Fund entitled “The BioCarbon Fund Experience: Insights from Afforestation / Reforestation Clean Development Mechanism Projects”. 

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Governments Embrace Carbon Voluntary Market

A growing number of national and regional governments are likely to use voluntary carbon credits to meet mandatory climate targets, a report by U.S. research company Ecosystem Marketplace said on Thursday.

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February 14, 2012

Tasmanian forest deal on the rocks

TONY EASTLEY: When the Prime Minister and the Tasmanian Premier signed a forestry agreement last year it appeared that an end was in sight to the protracted and bitter Tasmanian forestry debate.

This morning however the deal would appear to be in tatters.

Felicity Ogilvie reports from Hobart.

FELICITY OGILVIE: The timber company Ta Ann's announcement that it will cut up 40 jobs as a result of environmental groups lobbying against it has thrown the Tasmanian forest peace deal into disarray.

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February 15, 2012

California cap-and-trade law spurs U.S. forest carbon projects

Now that California's carbon market has arrived, an Australian-based company that specializes in forest carbon offsets has jump started two forest projects with private landowners in the western U.S. The new company, Forest Carbon Partners, will make the projects available as carbon offsets for California polluters.

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February 10, 2012

Cash in on carbon: Timber firms can harvest profits from greenhouse gas initiative

California's call to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 means new revenue for timber landowners willing to play the carbon-offset market.

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February 11, 2012

Irish finance bill ‘opens door to forest bonds’

Ireland has become the first country in the world to recognise forest carbon credits in its tax regime – paving the way for the issuance of forest bonds, according to a leading banker.

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February 06, 2012

Bretford Reinforces Commitment to Sustainability by Achieving CarbonNeutral® Company Certification



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