During the first Kyoto commitment period, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) emerged to be a global standard for the global carbon market. Linking developing and industrialized countries in an international cooperation mechanism, it provided a governance and accounting framework for emission reduction efforts around the world.

Brazil, looking to offset the carbon emissions generated by construction, travel and other activities related to hosting the 2014 Soccer World Cup, said on Tuesday it wants holders of United Nation

Efforts to bring cleaner, more efficient stoves to the billions of people who use traditional biomass for cooking and heating have gained new momentum in recent years, driven both by longstanding health and environmental concerns, and by a growing recognition of the importance of modern energy access for development.

The development of coal mine methane (CMM) projects is subject to various kinds of risk, one of these being their highly variable methane content. In this study, a new methodology is proposed to reflect the impact of this uncertainty on a negotiated Certified Emission Reduction (CER) price, which is based on the available information. To simulate a process of price negotiation the Rubinstein-Ståhl bargaining game is utilized, where a buyer’s discount factor is unknown. It is assumed that a buyer’s willingness to accomplish price negotiations depends on the CER uncertainty.

PHEP-I: Punatsangchhu hydroelectric project I (PHEP-I) will earn about Nu 1.4B worth of foreign currency annually upon commissioning, in exchange for carbon credits.

Norway plans to buy carbon credits from emissions-cutting projects in developing and developed countries that may have to stop operating due to the low prices for the offsets they generate.

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has called for the Government to approve its fourth carbon budget in the New Year to avoid further investor uncertainty.

This guidance note provides an overview of the carbon financing market in the post-2012 context and provides guidance on how to access carbon finance. Also highlights good practices in low-carbon urban development.

Several environmentally ‘unfriendly’ projects in Assam and North East are being touted as sustainable, receiving funds under UN’s Clean Development Mechanism, wreaking havoc to the eco–system and t

The trust for the United Nations Clean Development Mechanism, the operator of the world’s biggest greenhouse gas credit program, had an operating surplus of $82 million in the 18 months through Jun