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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
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Successful carbon management software projects must go beyond compliance

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While U.S. companies are gearing up to track and measure their carbon footprint in preparation for forthcoming regulations, experts in the field say the real benefits will come when enterprise carbon management becomes a continuous and integrated business process, not a one-off task for compliance.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Carbon reduction supported by dairy experts

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Speakers at Dairy UKs carbon and farming conference held this week at Sixways Stadium in Worcester repeatedly reaffirmed that carbon reduction equated to improving efficiency.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Northants Entrepreneurs To Help County Council Reduce Carbon Footprint

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Entrepreneurs are being asked to come up with innovative solutions to reduce the carbon footprint in buildings owned by Northamptonshire County Council.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Chris Huhne calls for ‘meaningful’ carbon price

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Energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne has called for a “meaningful price” to be placed on carbon as part of the effort to stimulate low carbon investment.

In an address to the UK Energy Summit, Mr Huhne said that the UK has “enormous potential” in terms of renewable energy generation, but barriers must first be removed and incentives put in place.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Government prepares 2050 low-carbon master plan

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The government is putting the finishing touches to a major report detailing a range of proposals for the UK to achieve its goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions 80 per cent on 1990 levels by mid-century.

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Press Release: New Report Shows BrightCom Telepresence Produces Half of Carbon Emissions of Air and Auto Travel

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BrightCom releases new data demonstrating the carbon offset of its telepresence and video conferencing systems in comparison to air and automotive travel.

Huntington Beach, CA, June 25, 2010 –(PR.com)– BrightCom, the performance leader in integrated telepresence and video conferencing solutions, announced today new data showing their telepresence and video conferencing carbon offset compared to physical air and automotive travel. The report found that BrightCom conferencing solutions produce half the amount of carbon emissions as using airplanes for long distance travel or automotive vehicles for short distance travel. The report also found businesses can save 20% per employee automotive carbon emissions if they encourage their employees to teleconference from home one day a week.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Carbon credit stock exchange to create 200 new jobs in city

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Galway City is set for another major jobs boost in the coming months, with at least 200 highly-skilled positions set to be created in a new stock exchange for carbon credits, the Galway City Tribune

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Canada
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City awards carbon reduction contract

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Penticton council voted 5-1 Monday to contract an environmental-sustainability company to assist the city in its efforts to reduce and eventually eliminate carbon emissions.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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‘Rich nations should trim down their carbon emission’

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MANILA, Philippines

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Carbon pricing only after public consensus, Gillard says

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JULIA Gillard will pursue a carbon price if she wins the next election, but only after a “community consensus” is established for action on climate change.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Any future carbon taxes should be revenue neutral,

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The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has made a call for any further carbon taxes that may be introduced in South Africa to be revenue neutral.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
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Carbon Spread Narrows as Traders Bet On Fewer UN Credits: Energy Markets

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The gap between carbon permits in the European Union and United Nations markets reached the narrowest in three months on speculation that the world organization will restrict credits for hydrofluorocarbons.

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Forestry owners cashing in on carbon credits

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New Zealand forestry owners have begun cashing in their carbon credits.

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  • Published: Jun 30th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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UN Confirms All-Out Ban on Bulgaria’s Carbon Emissions Trade

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The United Nations Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol has confirmed a previously expected measure effectively prohibiting Bulgaria from trading with greenhouse gas emission quotas.

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Press Release: New Version of Carbon Calculator for Transportation and Trade Released by LOG-NET

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RED BANK, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ — LOG-NET has released a new carbon calculator for transportation and international trade.

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Australian leadership coup revives carbon pricing plans

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Australia’s shelved emissions trading scheme was given a new lease of life this morning after the country’s new prime minister Julia Gillard vowed to ” re-prosecute the case for a carbon price”.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Britain Could Cut Carbon by Altering Clocks

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It now seems that Britain could be thinking about alternating its clocks. Research now suggests that Brits could save hundreds of thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide a year by doing so. The overall goal here is to, of course, cut down on the amount of CO2 that is produced.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Public positive about carbon reduction efforts: poll

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Taipei, June 24 (CNA) More than half of the respondents to a recent survey support the government’s carbon reduction policy, while nearly 70 percent agree that the campaign has obtained noticeable results on school campuses, according to the results of the survey released Thursday.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
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Total carbon awareness

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It seems like one of those government reports that was finished, then stuck in a drawer somewhere. Sure, its a critical part of the countys new climate-action plan. But since it was completed in June 2009, the public has mostly overlooked the 300-page Sacramento County Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory, which is chock-full of specific data on Sacramentos climate-change impact.

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RPT-UPDATE 2-New Australian PM vows to revive carbon debate

* New Australia PM moves to boost support for CO2 policies

* Says needs industry, voter and political consensus

* Step could win back voters ahead of election (Adds industry, analyst comment)

SYDNEY, June 24 (Reuters) – New Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard moved to revive a stalled carbon trading scheme on Thursday, pledging more consultation with industry and voters to win support for an issue that has split the nation.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Reader’s view: Veolia Energy could reduce citys carbon footprint

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The city of Duluth this summer considered another step forward in terms of environmental improvements and sustainability. The city talked to Veolia Energy, a division of Veolia Energy, about selling the Duluth Steam Cooperative.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Carbon credits windfall in south

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A Winton-based forestry company says it has secured one of the first sales of carbon credits in Southland and Otago for the pri-vate sector, worth millions of dollars.

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Negotiations for Ukraine carbon credits hinge on Government

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Renewed negotiations between a New Zealand-registered organisation and the Ukraine government over the purchase of 50 million carbon creditrs rest the government coming to the party.

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  • Published: Jun 29th, 2010
  • Category: Global
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‘Pretty much everything that happens under the UNFCCC or against it has a legal angle’

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AMSTERDAM, June 22nd 2010

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Gillard wants carbon trading scheme, says Wong

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Prime Minister Julia Gillard is strongly committed to putting a price on carbon, her climate change minister has said at a major climate summit.

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