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Carbon Markets

EU-China Relations: Invoking A Low-Carbon Future From Past Cooperation

Wang Tao | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
Wang Tao

The EU and China together account for nearly 40 percent of global carbon emissions, and their cooperation can make an enormous difference to an effective, global response.

Voluntary Buyers Spend Nearly $4.5 Billion on Offsets Over Last Decade

Forest Trends | Posted 06.04.2015 | Green
Forest Trends

The voluntary carbon markets have served as the testing ground for compliance programs all over the world, even moving forward when efforts to implement mandatory cap-and-trade programs stalled. This has led to the voluntary markets having an influence that extends well beyond the nearly 1 billion offsets transacted over the last decade.

California's Cap-and-Trade Program -- More Than Just a Solution for California

Gary Gero | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Gary Gero

Throughout the world California has a well-deserved reputation for leadership and innovation. Our efforts to combat climate change continue this tradition of leadership.

Climate Change: It's Cosmic Rays on Steroids... or Something

Kate Gordon | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green
Kate Gordon

Many have asked, Is this heat wave caused by climate change?

Shaping the Next Generation of Carbon Markets

Rachel Kyte | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Rachel Kyte

When countries are aligned, motivated, and leading by doing, you get something we don't always see when discussing combating climate change -- a commitment to speed, moving to scale, and frank and candid conversation about what works, what doesn't, and why.

Carbon Trading Markets Booming

Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

As countries around the world struggle to reach an agreement on an extension of the Kyoto Protocol, the voluntary international carbon trading market ...

The Carbon Offset Future

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

Colorado is host to a long list of large offset projects such as biomass generated electricity, geological sequestration, and methane-to-energy projects.

UN's Forest Protection Scheme At-Risk From Crime And Fraud

The Guardian | John Vidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Experts on all sides of the debate, from international police to politicians to conservationists, have warned this week that the scheme, called Reduci...

Cap and Trade Under Attack -- Say It Ain't So, Mr. Nader

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

After eight long years in the legislative desert, we have a president and Congress committed to passing climate legislation. But any celebration is premature.

Carbon Markets and Environmentalism: Is 'Market-Based' the New Dirty Word(s)?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

These are strange, even frightening times. But global warming remains a problem that must be addressed, and soon. Cap-and-trade still seems to me to be the best way to go.