Tag: carbon credits


Automobiles are among the biggest sources of air pollution in the world. According to a report by the Environment Protection Agency, roughly 75% of carbon monoxide emissions in the USA today come from automobiles. Overall, cars and other on-road vehicles Read more…


Carbon credits are created by emissions controls and by other manufacturing practices and they can be sold to other facilities to offset emissions that cannot be economically reduced. These are attractive when a facility cannot meet a new regulation, and Read more…


Brazil has said a row over carbon credits could derail the United Nations climate change negotiations taking place in Qatar this week. The row concerns whether countries entering the second round of the Kyoto protocol should be allowed to carry Read more…


Honduras has become home to Central America’s largest wind farm. The 102 MW Cerro de Hula facility, which started commercial operation in December 2011, is also Honduras’ first wind farm. Cerro de Hula will produce more than 360 GWh/year, which Read more…


The European Commission said on Monday a proposal to limit the use of some carbon credits from industrial gas projects in its emissions trading scheme might be unveiled during a United Nations climate summit in Mexico next week. The European Read more…


Seven years after opening, North America’s only national market trading all six greenhouse gases will close its doors at the end of this year. The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), a voluntary but legally binding system where


According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, tax fraud is the carbon trading market’s most egregious form of cheating, affecting about seven percent of this $125 billion market in 2009. In August 2009, seven people were arrested near London for not Read more…


What makes energy start-ups succeed or fail? Are energy investments wise for venture capitalists? What will shape energy finance innovations and the adoption of the smart grid? The 2009 Wharton Energy Conference will explore these questions and more October 30 Read more…


The effects of climate change are real and present in Chile, but so too is a growing movement and public consciousness to reduce people’s and companies’ carbon footprints. However, how much can a middle-income developing economy, such as Chile, commit to “clean tech” and GHG emissions reductions while much of renewable energy is still too costly and there are more pressing needs of keeping the Chilean people’s food on the table?


Large, low-emission buses being introduced in developing cities from Mexico City to Ahmedabad, India are reducing congestion on crowded roadways and cutting pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, all at a much lower cost than constructing subways. In Bogota, Colombia, city Read more…

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