Offsetters Becomes First Canadian Member Of The International Carbon Reduction And Offset Alliance

GLOBE-Net, November 26, 2013 Offsetters Climate Solutions Inc. (“OCS” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: COO) is pleased to announce that it has been granted membership to the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (“ICROA”). ICROA is a global alliance of the leading carbon...
Posted On 26 Nov 2013
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Asset Management North America Report

GLOBE-Net, October 11, 2013 -Complex regulation and increasing investment sophistication are challenging the adequacy of insurers’ operational oversight and resulting in this increased third-party custody. As well, as the tenacious search for yield continues, there are...
Posted On 13 Oct 2013
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BC’s Carbon Tax – An Environmental and Economic Success Story

BC's experience shows it is possible to have both a healthier environment and a strong economy -- by taxing pollution and lowering income taxes
Posted On 25 Jul 2013
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Carbon Prices: Not Just for Big Energy Anymore

GLOBE-Net, June 21, 2013 – The federal government is advancing sector-by-sector greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations – albeit fairly slowly and “behind closed doors” since the finalization of coal-fired electricity generation and transportation regulations....
Posted On 21 Jun 2013

Latest RGGI Auction Shows Strength of Carbon Markets

 The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative concludes 20th auction of carbon dioxide allowances. GLOBE-Net, June 12, 2013 – The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s first market-based...
Posted On 12 Jun 2013

Mapping Carbon Pricing Initiatives

 The World Bank has released an overview of current and prospective carbon pricing initiatives at the international, regional, national and sub-national levels.   GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – The World Bank has released a report, titled ‘Mapping Carbon Pricing...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

Voluntary carbon offsetting tops 100 million tonnes

 The demand for voluntary carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, with buyers committing more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – The demand for voluntary carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, with buyers...
Posted On 03 Jun 2013

UN Climate Chief: Carbon is a ‘Second-Rate Asset’

 There is an urgent need for higher climate, finance and emissions reduction ambitions to speed up low carbon growth.   GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, said there is an urgent...
Posted On 30 May 2013