Wednesday, 16 September 2009 10:20

First DRC CDM project

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.


Monday, 22 June 2009 14:38

Striving to improve sustainability

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)


[[Climate Change]] Consultants can help turn potential risks into opportunities
Fear of competitive harm should not stand as an obstacle to strong climate policy
The board spends a great deal of its time focused on ensuring the environmental quality of individual projects, and too little time is left to consider enhancements.
The Leapfrog philosophy embraces the volunteering spirit and core skills of professionals who want to ‘do their bit’ to reduce climate change and encourage sustainability
The CDM has successfully createda vigorous 'carbon market' for developing and developed countries alike
Friday, 17 April 2009 11:45

Carbon markets glossary

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.


Friday, 17 April 2009 11:43

Mbeki speaks on carbon emissions

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.


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