Carbon-Expert News – Carbon Trading to Double in North America This Year

Carbon trading in North America is poised to double this year with the inauguration of carbon markets in California and Quebec, and the total value of the Western Climate Initiative is set to surpass that of the eastern Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, according to Thomson Reuters Point Carbon.

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Carbon Expert–Reducing Emissions and Carbon Trading

Carbon-Expert is a global company, with offices in London, Gibraltar and Spain, with over 10 years of blue chip experience. We source and trade Voluntary Emission Reduction Credits (VERs) to help companies and individuals offset their CO2 emissions and help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change worldwide.

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Latest News and Seasons Greetings from Carbon Expert

With the festive season just around the corner, here at Carbon Expert we thought it only right to  wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year. We wish you all the best for the festive period and hope that the Christmas period brings all the happiness and pleasure it should.

A couple of things to note in terms of the carbon market for all you budding investors!

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Carbon Expert – News and Reviews on Carbon Credits and Carbon Trading

Carbon Loses Gains as Europe Debt Crisis Outweighs Durban Deal

Carbon prices gave up gains on speculation Europe’s debt crisis will depress demand even as the world’s largest polluters back away from positions that have stymied global climate talks.

China, the world’s biggest emitter, and India agreed at the climate summit that ended yesterday in Durban, South Africa, to take part in talks starting next year that would bind them for the first time to emission reductions. The U.S., the second- biggest emitter, also signed on to plan led by Europe to reach a global agreement by 2015 to restrict greenhouse gases linked to climate change by 2020.

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Carbon Expert–Carbon Credit and Trading News Stories

Carbon Expert provides access for our clients to the carbon credit trading market in an innovative and forward thinking way, offering OTC trading of VERs via its network of professional carbon brokers.

Selection of news stories from around the world.

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Carbon Expert – News Stories From Around The World

Carbon Expert provides access for our clients to the carbon credit trading market in an innovative and forward thinking way, offering OTC trading of VERs via its network of professional carbon brokers.

We have a commitment to the alternative green market sector, and are a leading international broker of carbon credits. In a market now worth approximately US$144 billion, the carbon market is set to eclipse all preceding markets. Carbon is having a major impact on energy markets and prices. Its effects are impacting upon energy producers, utilities and increasing numbers of manufacturers.

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Carbon Expert–News Stories and Blogs

At Carbon Expert we have a commitment to the alternative green market sector, and are a leading international broker of carbon credits. In a market now worth approximately US$144 billion, the carbon market is set to eclipse all preceding markets. Carbon is having a major impact on energy markets and prices. Its effects are impacting upon energy producers, utilities and increasing numbers of manufacturers.

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Carbon Trading

Lessons to be learnt from Europe on carbon pricing and farming

This week the government finally saw its carbon tax legislation passed through parliament. At the same time farmers have received the first approved methodology for how carbon farming could work.  In both cases a registry of emissions units will track Australian carbon credits. But if the European experience is anything to go by, Australia will need to be vigilant to ensure fraud does not occur.

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UK government releases first CRC league table

But critics say table does not provide an accurate view of how much energy is “wasted”, or reflect past efforts on efficiency. It may no longer apply to carbon creditsbut the first UK Government CRC energy Efficiency Scheme league table, released yesterday, still has its critics.  The biggest accusation has been it does not provide a true indication of how a company’s energy efficiency measures – the table only measures actions taken over the last year, and some have said it penalizes data centres that were designed to be efficient built before this period

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Carbon Credits

China accused of ‘climate blackmail’ over HFC creditsco2

Chinese official says country will stop destroying harmful greenhouse gas if carbon credits it generates are outlawed.  China has threatened to release huge amounts of the potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 if the international community proceeds with plans to ban carbon credits generated by destroying the gas.  HFC-23 is a by-product of the refrigerant gas HCFC-22 which has a much greater warming effect than carbon dioxide and stays in the atmosphere for up to 200 years.

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We are among the leading brokers in emissions spot trading within the voluntary carbon credit market.

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Billionaires to get free carbon allowances to offset green tax on private jets

Corporate jets used by billionaires the Duke of Westminster and Lord Ashcroft are among the aircraft to be allocated free “carbon allowances” to offset the cost of a new green tax.

 

Almost 200 corporate jet owners, from oil company ExxonMobil to Starbucks and Iceland Foods, will be awarded free permits to compensate them for the new expense of Europe’s carbon trading scheme for aircraft.

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UN official predicts carbon market will continue to grow

Top climate official says carbon markets will continue to play role in global fight to curb emissions

The UN’s top climate change official has expressed optimism the global carbon market will continue to grow, despite fears uncertainty over the future of the Kyoto Protocol could result in the axing of carbon trading initiatives such as the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

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