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Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets

This week the government of Japan inked an agreement that will permit Japanese firms to earn carbon credits within the southeast Asian nation…

Panel Seeks to Assure UN Clean Development Mechanism’s Future

The future of the world's largest and most substantial vehicle for fostering sustainable development, the UN Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism, is in…

Delhi Metro is First in the World to Earn Carbon Credits

India has always boasted the longest rail network in the world.  That network is also the fourth most heavily used in the world,…

We Must Put a Price on Carbon: EU to the Rescue Again?

Boyd Cohen, Co-author, Climate Capitalism Many public policy gurus and economists will tell you that if we truly want to decarbonize our economy…

Clean Dev Mechanism Reauthorizes HFC-23 Credits. Is There A Market?

We have reported several times on the UN Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)’s HFC-23 crisis, and now the CDM Executive Board has decided, essentially,…

More Fraud Within the Clean Development Mechanism

A consortium of North American and European activists have demanded sweeping changes to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) after charging that up to…

Can the US Learn from India’s Climate Change Policy?

India’s Contribution to Climate Change Mitigation: Carbon Trading and Beyond By Swapan Mehra 2010 could well end up being a landmark year for…

Carbon Offsets: Giving Credit Where It’s Due

By Justin Felt, Product Manager for Offsets, Point Carbon Carbon offset markets have exploded in the last ten years, from a theoretical concept…

The Austra-Mexican Lightbulb Solution to Global Warming

An Australian company is giving away 30 million compact fluorescent light bulbs to Mexican households in hopes of reaping big rewards in the…