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September 2012

Issue date: 
Sep 13, 2012

Forest project issued CO2 credits for California market

Project developer Finite Carbon announced Wednesday it has registered a project that has issued 200,000 offsets eligible for use in California's cap-and-trade system, bolstering the currently short supply of credits available in the forthcoming market.

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13 Sep 2012

Kyoto carbon credit glut is far larger than expected, warn analysts

The giant surplus of carbon credits currently swamping the global carbon market may never recede, removing any hope of reducing global emissions without a significant increase in national emission reduction targets, campaigners will warn today.

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Aug. 28, 2012

Brazil's Boa Vista Forest Carbon Offset Project Earns Verification from SCS

SCS Global Services has verified the Brazilian Boa Vista Afforestation/Reforestation carbon offset project under the American Carbon Registry (ACR) Standard. The project sequesters greenhouse gases (GHG) by planting and managing fast-growing Acacia mangium Willd.

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30 Aug 2012

Origin drops forestry deal amid carbon worries

Origin Energy has quit $133 million worth of options for forestry projects in Australia amid fears that the price of carbon will plunge, according to The Australian Financial Review.

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Sept 3, 2012

Poor seek to cut CDM access at U.N. climate talks

(Reuters Point Carbon) - More than 130 of the world's poorest nations have sought to pressure richer countries to agree new legally-binding goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions by threatening to deny them access to cheap U.N.

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Sep 5, 2012

REDD+: An incentive structure for long-term performance

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) was agreed at the UNFCCC as part of the 2010 Cancun Agreements, with an objective to ‘slow, halt and reverse forest cover and carbon loss’.

by Dr. Radut