Tuesday, 14 April 2009 08:48

Auditing carbon credits in Africa

PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa accredited by the United Nations
The Kyoto Protocol’s joint implementation (JI) mechanism has accredited its first third party verifier, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, whose job it will be to determine the acceptability of emission reduction projects and verify emission reductions achieved.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 13:39

CDM 101: Analysing project risks

Every CDM project is unique, and it is resultantly impossible to compile an exhaustive list of risks, or to rank these in order of priority. What is possible is to discuss the risks that are common to most projects, and possible avenues for minimising them.
Climate change and the carbon market were in the international spotlight during the first quarter of the year, with the 2008 version of the world’s premier carbon market trade fair being held in Cologne, and the tentative commencement of negotiations on the post-2012 international climate change regime.
OneCarbon is an international company that originates high quality carbon credits by initiating, developing, co-developing or financing projects globally that reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 08:57

Glossary of CDM abbreviations

A closer look at CDM terminology.
The Kyoto Protocol’s clean development mechanism (CDM) has registered its 1000th project, an energy efficiency project in Andhra Pradesh, India, expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 34 000 tonnes annually.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 08:51

2010 - a carbon neutral event

The eThekwini 2010 Greening Programme recently undertook a baseline carbon foot printing study for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and associated activities to be held in Durban.


Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:06

Establishing a global carbon market

Carbon markets are increasingly a key feature in national climate policies.
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:05

CDM in Africa: much remains to be done

A good start has been made to extend the benefits of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to Africa, but a great deal more remains to be done, and much more is needed in terms of donor support.


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