Why CDM is a dead-end for Africa : Payal Parekh

http://www.climate-consulting.org/2012/04/19/africa-and-the-cdm-a-dead-end/#permalink Africa and the CDM: a dead-end Given the dismal state of carbon markets currently, it is baffling that there is a push to expand them to the African continent; yesterday the Africa… Continue reading

Story of Cap and Trade

http://storyofcapandtrade.org – The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders… Continue reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money

18 April 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money Download the full report here (2.1mb)  Download Executive Summary (500k) Learn why the carbon trading gamble and ‘Clean… Continue reading

Chemicals Producer Omnia CDM project to receive over a million emission credits

Omnia CDM project to receive over a million emission credits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-cdm-project-to-receive-over-a-million-emission-credits-2012-03-26 By: Natasha Odendaal 26th March 2012 Chemicals producer Omnia has been issued more than a million emission credits for the clean development… Continue reading

Latest carbon market news: Traders crash

Carbon Has Third Weekly Drop as Poland Blocks Climate Ambition 2012-03-16 17:26:34.694 GMT By Catherine Airlie and Mathew Carr March 16 (Bloomberg) — European carbon-dioxide permits fell for a third week after the… Continue reading

Latest carbon market news: prices ‘like Titanic’

Carbon `Like Titanic’ Sinking on EU Permit Glut: Energy Markets 2012-03-30 11:01:31.923 GMT By Ewa Krukowska March 30 (Bloomberg) — The plunge in European Union carbon permits is putting prices on course for… Continue reading

Google Map of CDM’s in Africa

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‘Trading our Future’ – Carbon Markets Expose Documentary

New film and report show failures of carbon markets As COP17 draws to a close the only game in town are the market-based mechanisms that are false solutions to climate change. The same institutions,… Continue reading

Afforestation/Reforestation CDM projects within the ambit of carbon forestry – Adrian Nel

Afforestation/Reforestation CDM projects within the ambit of carbon forestry. Afforestation/Reforestation (A/R) CDM’s form only one part of the broader carbon forestry agenda, with REDD+ (Reducing the effect for Deforestation and Degradation) and Voluntary… Continue reading

CDM can’t deliver for Nigeria – Fidelis Allen

Arising from the problems of failure by gas recovery and utilisation CDMs in  the Niger Delta  to meet their sustainable development expectations through  electricity generation and supply and, failure to achieve appreciable reductions in greenhouse gas… Continue reading