carbon trading

EU to charge green tax from airlines


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) The European Union plans to charge a green tax on flights to the US from Jan 1.The move is part of a carbon-trading rule on airlines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to be hit by collapse of carbon trading market


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) The carbon trading market may be headed for a crash if negotiations at the climate change conference are any indication, according to experts. This is likely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal afforestation scheme gets UN nod


July 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) India's first multi-million public afforestation scheme in Himachal Pradesh has been registered for carbon trading by the UN, an official statement said here Sunday."The United Nations ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate conference reaches “compromise” deal to combat global warming


December 11th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cancun (Mexico), Dec.11 (ANI): The UN climate conference in Cancun on Saturday reached a "compromise" deal to set up a 100 billion dollars 'Green Fund' to fight global warming.As per the deal, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Indian commodity planters to focus on marketing


September 12th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 12 (IANS) Planters of tea, coffee, rubber and spices from South India will focus on pruning their marketing strategies at a meeting here Monday in the wake of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More clarity and flexibilty needed for carbon trade


September 8th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India Inc and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Wednesday said there should be more clarity and flexibility in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China to begin domestic carbon trading


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission. The decision was made at a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Financial impropriety charges: Pachauri rejoinder to British daily


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R.K. Pachauri Wednesday termed the financial impropriety allegations levelled against him by Britain's Sunday Telegraph as "serious and false" and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Australia edges closer to carbon-trading scheme


November 24th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd could get his wish and have legislation for a national carbon-trading scheme through Parliament before he attends next month's climate conference in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Logged rainforests can support as much biodiversity as virgin forest within 15 years


October 21st, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 21 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Leeds, UK, has found that logged rainforests can support as much plant, animal and insect life as virgin forest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate report warns of 75 million Asia-Pacific refugees


July 27th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (DPA) The changing climate could generate 75 million refugees in the Asia-Pacific region in the next 40 years, a report released Monday said. The report, by the aid agency Oxfam ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Australia delays carbon-trading scheme


May 4th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (DPA) Australia Monday postponed by a year the introduction of its proposed emissions-trading scheme, citing the slowing economy for the delay. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd also slashed by one-third ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India urges oil industry to invest and increase supply


March 19th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Thursday warned that under-investment in the petroleum sector would lead to a "demand-supply crisis" in the near future and urged the oil industry to pump ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British scientists look to space for curbing global warming


January 27th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Scientists will seek ways to reduce global warming with help from two new satellites that will measure carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth's atmosphere.Researchers at Edinburgh University are to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brits emit more carbon in a week than one from poor country would all year


January 10th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Just over a week into the new year, the average Briton is suggested to have already caused more carbon emissions in 2009 than a person in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Head of Lufthansa attacks EU’s climate policies


June 26th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 26 (DPA) German carrier Lufthansa's chairman Wolfgang Mayrhuber has criticised the European Union (EU) plans to extend the carbon-trading scheme to the airline industry, saying the move would lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate experts put EU


May 28th, 2008 - 6:27 am ICT by admin
DPA Potsdam (Germany), May 28 (DPA) Top European Union experts on climate change briefed Indian scientists near Berlin Tuesday on an ambitious programme to "trade" carbon-dioxide emissions round the globe so as to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Climate change a huge business opportunity


May 22nd, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Climate change is not just a threat but also a huge opportunity for green businesses in developing countries through the sale of certified emission reductions (CER), a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Farmers enter world of carbon trading through biogas use


May 14th, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
By Jeevan Mathew Kurian Kochi, May 14 (IANS) Global warming has added a new commodity to the Kerala farmers' basket - a virtual commodity called carbon credit - thanks to their use of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

EU emissions trading provides lessons for US: study


May 9th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 9 (DPA) The US should learn the lessons of the European Union's (EU) emissions trading system and create a longer-term plan to reduce global warming, a new environmental report said. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Billion-dollar potential seen in carbon trading


April 9th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Carbon credits earned by companies for adopting clean technologies can emerge as a $1 billion regional market in the future, as more trades take place under a unique ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangkok climate talks set programme for Bali Action plan


April 5th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, April 5 (DPA) UN-sponsored climate change talks in Bangkok ended with a work programme on a long-term international agreement to be concluded in Copenhagen by the end of 2009, the host ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global carbon market grew 80 percent, influencing business


March 16th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The global carbon market was worth $60 billion in 2007, up by 80 percent from 2006. And market analysts feel carbon prices have now become ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US carbon trading market to be $1 trillion by 2020


February 15th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
US carbon trading market to be $1 trillion by 2020 Xinhua Washington, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The US carbon trading market will be $1 trillion by 2020 if its federal and state policymakers continue on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Subscribe