Tag: Carbon Credit


Why Tracking Carbon Emissions Is Suddenly A Billion Dollar Opportunity

As extreme weather events roiled communities around the world this summer, businesses and governments are feeling more pressure than ever to respond to climate change. Tracking emissions has historically been difficult, because the methods for tracking a company’s carbon footprint are all over the place. In the U.S., corporate sustainability reporting remains unstandardized and largely…
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What is Carbon Credit?

How much is carbon credit worth? These are important questions. Other topics we cover include; what is carbon credits in agriculture, carbon credit sellers, carbon credit investors, and how do i get carbon credits? Carbon Credit is a type of tradeable permit that allows a company to offset their carbon emissions by investing in activities…
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Why Suriname’s Carbon Finance Program Could Change The World

Ken Silverstein Mr. October is on deck. Marciano Dasai, Suriname’s minister of spatial planning and environment, spoke at Climate Week in New York and is pitching 4.8 million carbon offsets to the real heavy hitters — the rich nations responsible for most of the globe’s CO2 emissions. It’s the World Series of carbon finance — a potential…
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From Crisis to Confidence

Rethinking Integrity in the Voluntary Carbon Market Systemic flaws in the carbon market The VCM is riddled with a lack of transparency and robust quality standards. Various independent investigations have revealed that the market is flooded with low-quality credits with little to no impact on the climate. The Compensate Foundation has reached the same conclusion…
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Suriname aims to be first to sell Paris Agreement carbon credits, adviser says

Sept 13 (Reuters) – The South American forest nation of Suriname plans to become the first country to sell carbon credits under a system set up by the 2015 U.N. Paris Agreement to help curb climate change, an adviser on the sale told Reuters. The prospective sale is a bid to attract investors with government-backed…
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Carbon credit market confidence ebbs as big names retreat

By Susanna Twidale and Sarah Mcfarlane LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Voluntary carbon markets have shrunk for the first time in at least seven years, as companies including food giant Nestle and fashion house Gucci reduced buying and studies found several forest protection projects did not deliver promised emissions savings. Preserving forests is crucial to meeting international goals…
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