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Carbon Offsetting

Page history last edited by Malcolm 5 years, 1 month ago

Carbon Offsetting and Trading

 

Although carbon trading was resisted by environmental groups the various schemes are now (2012) considered a necessary step to encourage a transition within industry towards emission free operation.

It took 3 years for the complex range of schemes and players to develop and for the credits traded to reach 144 billion $US (2009).

 

I invite you to help me understand the market and record its progress on these pages.

 

 

In 2006 the argument against carbon trading was presented as follows

http://www.thecornerhouse.org.uk/pdf/document/carbonDDch4.pdf

 

Or the July 2006 edition of New Internationalist:

Carbon Offsets - The Facts

http://www.newint.org/themes/environment/climate-change/2006/07/01/carbon-offsets-facts/ 

 

 

  1.  
  2. California, Quebec and Ontario Carbon Market  10/04/15
  3. China-s Carbon Markets  at pilot stage China-s Carbon Markets 26/11/13
  4. One Third of China's GDP in New Carbon Market  28/11/13 
  5. Cost of Carbon now $43 per ton  US Gov Study 24/07/13 
  6. No Rescue for Carbon Markets  by EU 17/04/13 
  7. EU Carbon Market Plunges  26/01/13 
  8. EU Addresses weak Carbon Market  08/10/12
  9. A Trader's Viewof the Market for Voluntary Credits 06/08/12 
  10. Carbon Market Explained 01/11/09 
  11. Indonesia Joins World Bank Forest Scheme 05/03/09
  12. Poland Proposes ETS cap and floor prices 04/11/08
  13. EU says beware Carbon Offsets 08/12/08
  14. Carbon Trading for Forests 13/04/08 
  15. UK leader in Carbon Offset Trading 29/06/08
  16. Carbon Credit Market Problems 20/04/08
  17. Sale of Surplus Credits 20/09/08 
  18. Carbon Trading Editorial Sciencemag  2006
  19. UK Carbon Offset Standards 07/01/07

 

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