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  • California's Carbon Caps are Contentious but Coming - Forbes (31 Jul)
    In the Northeast, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is already in place and is a mandatory program is to reduce carbon levels by 10 percent by 2018. That plan requires large power producers to purchase credits for each ton of carbon dioxide emitted.
  • Carbon credits turned nasty dump into money-maker - Domican Today (31 Jul)
    Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic is already receiving United Nations funds for reducing its greenhouse gases, the major cause of climate change Most of the projects listed in the National Climate Change Council’s Clean Development Mechanism ...
  • UN Carbon for 2012, 2013 Fall to Records on Oversupply - Bloomberg (31 Jul)
    United Nations Certified Emissions Reduction credits for this year and 2013 dropped to records as the European carbon market is oversupplied and UN regulators consider requests for supply. CERs for December this year dropped 9.1 percent to 2.61 ...
  • Australia - Carbon credits - Meattradenewsdaily (blog) (30 Jul)
    Qantas has agreed to buy carbon credits from the Henbury Conservation Project in the Northern Territory, under its voluntary offset program. The credits are being produced by R.M. Williams Agricultural Holdings by regenerating the former cattle station ...
  • UPDATE 1-U.N. carbon credits fall to new record low - Reuters (30 Jul)
    LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Benchmark United Nations' carbon permits fell 7 percent to a fresh record low on Monday, taking their lead from lower prices for European Union emissions allowances and extending losses made last week. "This is a ...
  • Qantas to buy conservation zone carbon credits - ABC Online (27 Jul)
    Qantas has entered into an agreement to buy more than a million tonnes of carbon credits from Henbury Station in central Australia. The 527,000 hectare station was bought by RM Williams Agricultural Holdings for $13 million last year. The Federal ...
  • Bosques Amazonicos Project Becomes First Validated Peruvian REDD Carbon Offset Project - Sacramento Bee (25 Jul)
    The project will use revenue generated from the sale of carbon credits to prevent illegal deforestation on 290,695 hectares of Peruvian rainforest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120406/MM83171LOGO-a) The Madre de Dios forestland has ...
  • Africa: Reaping From Carbon Credits - AllAfrica.com (25 Jul)
    Carbon credits have become big business as more affluent countries offset their pollution by reimbursing developing economies to launch clean energy projects and plant trees as well. An unforeseen scenario, however, is that tackling climate change can also ...

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