#CDM Executive Board did not approve Coal Methodology revision

PRESS RELEASE: New rules for coal offsetting projects still severely flawed Bonn, Germany, 7 May. The UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Executive Board will discuss this week whether to approve revised rules on… Continue reading

Financial Services Authority: “Why you should be wary about investing in the carbon credit market” : Chris Lang

ArcelorMittal and Lafarge lead in UN carbon offsets usage in 2011 #CDM #carbontrading

ArcelorMittal and Lafarge lead in UN carbon offsets usage in 2011 According to data on the European Commission website, ArcelorMittal and Lafarge SA used the most United Nations offsets to cover carbon dioxide… Continue reading

#CDM #climatefinance : Few Policy Options Available to Maintain Faith in EU Carbon Trading, Analysts Say

Few Policy Options Available to Maintain Faith in EU Carbon Trading, Analysts Say By Ali Qassim May 1 (BNA – Daily Report for Executives) — LONDON—With low carbon prices and a struggling economy… Continue reading

Bisasar Road Landfill site documentary (2 part)

These videos explain what Carbon Credits are, and how they affect the people living near the Bisasar Road landfill site in Durban, South Africa. The local residents seem divided on whether they should… Continue reading

Summary of Africa Carbon Forum Meeting

SUMMARY OF THE AFRICA CARBON FORUM (via CDM watch) 18-20 APRIL 2012 The fourth Africa Carbon Forum was held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 18-20 April 2012.… Continue reading

Africa CDM finance suffers without EUA price support: broker

CDM/JI/AAU Africa CDM finance suffers without EUA price support: broker 23 Apr 2012 04:28 AM http://www.pointcarbon.com Africa will miss out on clean energy investment unless the EU supports European CO2 prices and repeals… Continue reading

The Carbon Con: The True Cost of Offsetting

CDM is not only failing in Africa. A similar picture is emerging in India. This exclusive film looks at allegations that a coal power project in central India, approved under the UN’s Clean… Continue reading

Civil Society Workshop on CDM and Carbon Markets, Ahmedabad India, 18-20 April 2012 Statement by Participants

(from CDM-watch) From 18-20 April 2012, more than 80 representatives from Peoples’ Movements, NGOs, academia, local authorities and concerned citizens gathered at a workshop in Ahmedabad to discuss the CDM which was agreed under the UNFCCC Kyoto… Continue reading

Discounting China’s CDM Dams

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1408115 Discounting China’s CDM Dams John Copeland Nagle Notre Dame Law School Loyola International Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 9, 2009 Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-26 Abstract: The Clean… Continue reading