The World Bank has announced that it will buy 500 000 tons of carbon credits from a forest project replanting roughly 4 120 hectares destroyed by deforestation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The bank added that it had signed an Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement (ERPA) with Congolese firm Novacel, the first of its kind in the West African country.
National brick and paving manufacturer Corobrik avidly supports sustainability.
Case study: Corobrik’s Lawley CDM project (the conversion of a coal-fired clay brick factory to natural gas)
For the guidance of our readers, here is a glossary of terms, abbreviations and acronyms used in the climate change debate, carbon trading markets and the Kyoto Protocol.
President Thabo Mbeki has urged South Africans to save electricity not only because of limited – but adequate – supply, but to help curb carbon emissions that lead to climate change and global warming.