Carbon Offsets Daily

Daily carbon offset news, insight, community.

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
  • Comments: None

Funding to be linked to carbon reduction

| Sourced From Epolitix.com |

Universities will have to reduce their carbon footprint in order to secure funding, it has been announced.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Study highlights ways to cut carbon emissions

| Sourced From Radionz.co.nz |

A study of greenhouse gas emissions generated by a kilogramme of New Zealand apples from orchard production to consumption in Britain suggests growers could save thousands of dollars a year by changing their management systems.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Our carbon trading blunder

| Sourced From Businessspectator.com.au |

Its a tragedy that the climate change debate is being used to pull the Coalition apart and to possibly bring on a double dissolution, because the political skirmish is obscuring significant events that have occurred since the current set of policies were framed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
  • Comments: None

Funding body tells universities to cut carbon quick

| Sourced From Guardian.co.uk |

Universities should exceed ambitious national targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, the government’s higher education funding body said today.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Carbon tax will send fuel and heating bills soaring

| Sourced From Independent.ie |

HOMEOWNERS can expect the cost of heating their homes and fuelling their cars to increase by hundreds of euro a year if the Government introduces a carbon tax in the December Budget.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

First CCB Carbon Offset Project in Tasmania Verified by SCS

Scientific Certification Systems Validates First Climate, Community and Biodiversity Carbon Offset Project in Tasmania

Redd Forests Project Reduces C02 Emissions and Protects Endangered Tasmanian Devil Habitat

July 31, 2009

TAGS: None

Generators warn of carbon trading energy ‘collapse’

| Sourced From News.com.au |

THE proposed carbon-trading scheme will cause the collapse of the national electricity market, two of South Australia’s major generators have predicted.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 31st, 2009
  • Category: UK
  • Comments: None

UK witnesses a fall in CO2 emissions from power generation

| Sourced From Lowcarboneconomy.com |

A reduced demand for fossil fuels saw carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions produced by the UK energy industry fall by two percent in 2008.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

CO2 emissions from deforestation in the Amazon on the rise

| Sourced From Thaindian.com |

London, July 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from deforestation in the Amazon are increasing as loggers and land developers move deeper into dense regions of the forest.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 31st, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Fuel Startup Makes Ethanol From the Sun, CO2

A New England startup claims it has found a way to make ethanol using solar power and carbon dioxide — without agricultural land or fresh water.

Joule Biotechnologies Inc. has found a way to engineer photosynthetic organisms to convert sunlight and CO2 into transportation fuels. The process requires minimal resources and polishing operations, giving the finished product an advantage over biomass-derived biofuels, such as those made from algae, corn or cellulose.

Continue Reading on Reuters

Tags: , ,

Taoiseach in High Court challenge to release Cabinet CO2 document

| Sourced From Irishtimes.com |

THE TAOISEACH has brought a High Court challenge to the Commissioner for Environmental Informations decision ordering the release to a Dublin man of a document containing information of a 2003 Cabinet discussion of greenhouse gas emissions.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Study: Global warming speeds CO2 release

| Sourced From Themoneytimes.com |

Amsterdam, Netherlands — Global warming is speeding the release of carbon dioxide, a chief greenhouse gas, from underground peat forms in subarctic wetlands, Dutch research indicates.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Sub-Arctic timebomb: warming speeds CO2 release from soil

| Sourced From Google.com |

PARIS Climate change is speeding up the release of carbon dioxide from frigid peatlands in the sub-Arctic, fuelling a vicious circle of global warming, according to a study to be published Thursday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
  • Comments: None

Yes, Electric Cars Will Reduce Carbon Emissions

| Sourced From Blogs.cars.com |

There are a lot of benefits to electrifying automobile transportation, but one of the best to keep in mind when youre getting into debates with your naysaying friends is that electric cars will greatly reduce carbon-dioxide emissions. And yes, they will do so even if the electricity theyre powered on comes from coal.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Fertiliser industry aims to reduce CO2 emissions

| Sourced From Commodityonline.com |

PARIS (Commodity Online): The International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) has mooted a life-cycle approach encompassing fertiliser production, transport and use to reduce the impact of the industry on climate change.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
  • Comments: None

China says rich nation CO2 cuts key to Copenhagen

BEIJING (Reuters) – Rich nations must agree to large, measurable cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions, if the world is to set a framework to tackle global warming at U.N.-led talks in December, a senior Chinese official said Wednesday.

Continue Reading on Reuters

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Global
  • Comments: 1

Mantra Improves Efficiency For CO2 Recycling Technology

| Sourced From Cleantechbrief.com |

Venture capital group Mantra, which invests in renewable energy and environmentally friendly technologies, this week announced a major milestone in the development of its carbon recycling technology.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Discover the greatest idea of this century –

| Sourced From Scienceblog.com |

Ever rising prices of liquid fuels like diesel are posing serious threat to the bottom line of large energy users. Establishing a project to create a captive source of Biodiesel using CO2 emission, sunlight & water is the wisest strategy for industries!

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
  • Comments: None

Greenpeace report highlights CO2 emissions of Chinese power firms

| Sourced From Irishtimes.com |

CHINAS THREE largest power firms produced more greenhouse gas emissions last year than Britain, according to a Greenpeace report released yesterday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

PMI Ash Technologies awarded CO2 Credits for Fly Ash Processed and Recycled at Chesapeake CBO Facility

| Sourced From Earthtimes.org |

CARY, N.C. – (Business Wire) The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has approved PMI Ash Technologies (PMI) Application for Certification of GHG Credits. MassDEP also approved PMIs Application for Verification of GHG Credits. These approvals create 137,884 verified GHG (CO2) Credits for emission reductions that occurred in 2007 and 2008 from fly ash manufactured at the Chesapeake Energy Center (CEC) CBO facility.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Greens: No escape from Clean Air Act on CO2

| Sourced From Canadafreepress.com |

A key Sierra Club attorney says the groups support for final passage of a climate bill is conditioned on the preservation of EPAs authority under the Clean Air Act [CAA] to require reductions in greenhouse gases (GHGs) from existing facilities, an assertion that appears to be a reversal from the groups prior support for a House-passed cap-and-trade bill that would strip the agency of most of its air act authorities in dealing with GHG emissions.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Europe
  • Comments: 4

Capped: How Europes New CO2 Standards Killing Cheap Flights and Saving Slow Travel

| Sourced From Thefastertimes.com |

Theres bad news brewing for both hipster-bohemian types and the people who love to hear them wax dramatic about budget Euro airlines like Ryanair and EasyJet how it was

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: UK
  • Comments: None

General: Low CO2 EcoPower brings big savings

| Sourced From Fleetnews.co.uk |

Saab has suffered a rough ride of late, with plummeting sales as buyers steer clear of the marque until its future outside of GM is finalised.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

  • Author:
  • Published: Jul 30th, 2009
  • Category: Asia
  • Comments: None

Rubber growers and carbon credits

| Sourced From Nationmultimedia.com |

The Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives Ministry has encouraged rubber growers to focus more on carbon-credit management.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , ,

Bonn: UNFCCC media calendar

| Sourced From Bonner-wirtschaftsgespraeche.de |

(Bonner Presseblog)

Tags: , ,

© 2009 Carbon Offsets Daily. All Rights Reserved.

This blog is powered by Wordpress.