Tag: Decarbonization


European agreement transports and storage carbon across borders

eyesonsuriname A European infrastructure for carbon capture and storage is underway. Today, arrangements between Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Sweden allow cross-border transport and geological storage of captured CO2. Carbon capture and storage is a tool that can capture some of the emissions that are very difficult to prevent – and capturing those emissions…
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Tokyo Stock Exchange begins trade in carbon credits

Yuka Obayashi A man works at the Tokyo Stock Exchange after market open in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/ TOKYO, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Japan’s Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) started trading carbon credits on Wednesday, as the world’s fifth-largest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitter put in place a key element of its strategy to…
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Saving CO2 and money

Smart windows save households money and CO2 A thermochrome coating is applied to the windows. This extra layer ensures that the optical properties change at a certain temperature. If it is warmer than 20 degrees Celsius, then the solar heat is kept out. Is it colder? Then the windows let in the heat of the…
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ADIPEC 2023 opens with calls for greater collaboration on decarbonisation

Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, COP28 President-Designate and UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, on Monday delivered the keynote address during the ADIPEC 2023 Opening Ceremony, stating the energy industry “can and must help drive the solutions”. ADIPEC, the world’s largest energy exhibition and conference, opened on Monday, rallying industries and diverse actors around…
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How do carbon markets work?

In theory putting a price on carbon emissions should incentivise businesses to stop polluting. So why have carbon markets failed to achieve their goal of reducing global emissions? The Inadequacy of Carbon Pricing: Why Carbon Markets Have Failed to Reduce Global Emissions In theory, putting a price on carbon emissions should incentivise businesses to stop…
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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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