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CO2 – China’s and India’s emissions grow in 2009

January 25, 2011 by

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The global carbon dioxide emissions have registered a drop in 2009, which could be partly attributed to the economic slowdown. But the emerging markets China and India saw their emissions rise by 9 percent and 6 percent, respectively. This was published by the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo recently. Emissions from oil and […]

CO2 emissions fell 33 percent from 2005 to 2009 across RGGI states – Draft Report

November 25, 2010 by

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A draft report was recently released for stakeholer comments by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. This report claims that annual carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generators in the 10 states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) were 33 percent lower in 2009 than in 2005. A ccording to […]

Product Carbon Labelling standards in USA

November 19, 2010 by

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There are a number of standards in the US 1. Carbon Fund – “Certified Carbonfree’ label California’s carbon labelling legislative initiative didn’t pan out so efforts in the US are in the private domain. Here, the Washington-based Carbon Fund, an independent  non-profit carbon offset provider, developed the ‘Certified CarbonFree’ label along with Edinburgh Center for […]

CARBON MANAGEMENT – VIEW IN ASIA

October 20, 2010 by

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Background Asia, comprising of pockets of highly developed countries such as South Korea, Japan, developing giants such as China and India and a number of developing countries such as Bangladesh and Sri Lanka offers a very different view on carbon accounting, footprinting and mitigation efforts as compared to the developed EU and USA. Huge investments […]