Friday, 17 April 2009 11:42

Confusion over emissions trading

Why this is type of trading is so desirable...


Friday, 17 April 2009 11:41

Global carbon market triples

The seventh annual World Bank carbon market intelligence study, released during the first week in May at Carbon Expo held in Cologne, Germany, shows that the global carbon market tripled in 2006 – to US$30 billion (ZAR210 billion) from US$10 billion (ZAR70 billion) in 2005.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:23

Bark as fuel for CDM project

Sappi plans to lower its environmental impact.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:22

Increasing CDM uptake in South Africa

In the next few years, companies from the industrialised world will bring additional investment to the South, specifically to fund environmentally friendly and development-oriented activities.


The Executive Board is the United Nations body that decides which projects are to be approved under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and which get rejected. Two SA projects were recently successful.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:20

International climate change law

An informative take on this matter by Andrew Gilder and Melissa Basterfield (IMBEWU Enviro-Legal Specialists (Pty) Ltd)
Thursday, 16 April 2009 14:19

Landfill gas CDM projects in South Africa

To date there are no internationally registered landfill gas Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in South Africa although two are close to achieving that milestone and EnviroServ’s Chloorkop project is one of them.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:14

How to make carbon markets credible

Carbon trading has had a lot of bad press lately. Is there a solution?

The South Africa Clean Development Mechanism Industry Association (SACDMIA) was launched on the 9th of November 2007 with the adoption of the Association’s Constitution.


Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:12

A CDM Bazaar

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has launched a CDM Bazaar web-portal to serve clean development mechanism buyers, sellers and stakeholders.

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