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Expectations killed – COP 17, Durban

December 6, 2011 by

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Here are some updates on the negotiation in COP 17, Durban until now. KP has no clear termination clause, any extension to its bodies and mechanisms will need UNFCCC COP approval. As per the news of Point Carbon, U.S alone can considerably increase the total emission size of the world’s emissions. If the U.S. had […]

High Expectations on Durban

November 29, 2011 by

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As we all know the 17th Conference of Parties (COP) is meeting at Durban to channelize our efforts to mitigate dangerous climate change. Most of us are expecting a package of agreements that clearly articulate a positive path forward for the planet. The whole session will revolve around two very crucial points that will be […]

BSE launches Carbon Indexing Project

November 19, 2011 by


The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has launched the first ever ‘Carbon Indexing Project’ in collaboration with the UK government recently. This project will use data from the recently released ‘Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Report 2011 – India 200’ to rate BSE-listed companies on the basis of their carbon emissions and compare it to their performance […]

EU to meet Kyoto targets – Will it accept CDM/JI credits post 2012?

October 24, 2011 by

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As per the latest report from ‘Progress towards Achieving the Kyoto Objectives’, the European Union is on track to meet its Kyoto Protocol emissions reduction targets despite an increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2010. Report illustrates that; Overall emissions of the 27 EU countries in 2010 were 15.5%   below the 1990 level (most EU […]

Domestic Carbon Markets – California approves carbon market rules

October 22, 2011 by


On 20th Oct 2011, the most populous state of California initiated market based mechanism for carbon market. California regulators approved final regulations for a carbon market and it led a big start for domestic carbon trading mechanism. Although these regulations are from the single state in the United States but it is considered as one […]

CDP Global 500 Report 2011 – Some key stats

September 28, 2011 by

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Carbon Disclosure Project is the only global climate change reporting system. CDP is instrumental in the fact that over 3,000 organizations in more than 60 countries the globe measure and disclose their GHG emissions, water management and climate change strategies. The increasing disclosure in response to CDP’s information request across investor and supply chain progr`am […]

200 million euroes funding from EU for Indian RE projects

September 1, 2011 by

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In a development that will define the direction of climate change related negotiations and finance, India will be receiving a loan of €200 million from the European Union. This tranche will be used to finance private sector projects for the development of renewable energy resources. This is result of EU’s “strategic partnership” with India. This […]