Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:10

Carbon trading is here to stay

According to IDEAcarbon, the global carbon market is set to increase exponentially, whatever the result of international negotiations on what will succeed the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.
Wednesday, 15 April 2009 15:11

A world-first emissions-reduction project

Sasol has become the first company globally to register a nitrous oxide (N2O) abatement project using secondary catalyst technology to convert the greenhouse gas N2O into harmless nitrogen and oxygen gases.


Wednesday, 15 April 2009 15:10

Coega Project Status

The South African government has signed agreements with Alcan to supply the proposed COEGA aluminium smelter with electricity for the next 25 years.
Wednesday, 15 April 2009 15:09

CDM in South Africa Explored and explained

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization conducted a capacity building workshop in South Africa as part of the activities of a larger project that aims at building capacity in South Africa, Vietnam and Mexico with financial support from the Austrian government.
Wednesday, 15 April 2009 15:08

CDP5 Report Launch Events 2007

The fifth report from the Carbon Disclosure Project will be launched in New York on 24th September 2007, and this will be followed by events in London and the rest of the world.

“As an investor, we must actively manage the risks and opportunities related to climate change and other environmental trends. The information gathered by the CDP helps us do this.”
Win Neuger (AIG Global Investment Group- Participant in the CDP4)
Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming a more attractive and hospitable destination for investors, according to a new report – Snapshot Africa – released by the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a private sector arm of the World Bank Group.
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 12:16

CDM registered project milestone reached

The Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) registered its 500th project recently, an 8,75MW wind farm in Gujarat, India.


Tuesday, 14 April 2009 12:09

CDM and environmental assessment

A recurring theme in CDM project implementation is the necessity of limiting development costs. One way is to minimise the time required for development and for obtaining necessary regulatory approvals.
The Clean Development Mechanism, Joint Implementation and Emissions Trading are all fascinating ways of reaching lowered ghg emissions levels, whether voluntary of mandatory.

GIL Africa 2017