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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 […]

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 […]

Aircraft GHG emissions under EU-ETS : Regulations in making

January 25, 2011 by

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International emissions from aviation transport are excluded from the targets set for developed countries by the Kyoto Protocol and the UNFCCC. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been given the responsibility to tackle the issue under the Kyoto Protocol. It is only recently that the ICAO had been able to reach agreement on binding […]