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

World airlines agree on Carbon-Neutral Growth

 The International Air Transport Association representing 85 percent of the world’s airline traffic, has overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution on  Carbon-Neutral Growth in the aviation sector. GLOBE-Net, June 3, 2013 – The International Air Transport Association...
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

California cap-and-trade auction shows strengthening carbon market

 California’s most recent Cap-and-Trade auction signal the market is coalescing around a clear price for allowances. GLOBE-Net, MAY 29, 2013 – On May 21, 2013, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the results of its most recent auction of allowances...
Posted On 29 May 2013

Expect delays – Ontario’s “Buy Local” Renewable Energy Program

 The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of Ontario’s buy local” Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of...
Posted On 27 May 2013

Low-Carbon Energy Strategy for North America Recommended

Creating a North American energy strategy makes sense
Posted On 22 May 2013