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Mangroves need carbon finance mechanisms, UN says

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Rate of loss of coastal wetlands is raising risk of flooding and damaging food and water supplies, new report finds

10 Dec 2014

Time to show carbon markets matter in Lima

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Dirk Forrister of the International Emissions Trading Association explains why blue chip firms want to see progress at Lima on linking growing carbon markets

02 Dec 2014

China carbon market to launch in 2016 following US emissions deal

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Market should mature by 2020, officials say, helping China to peak emissions by 2030 in line with landmark deal

25 Nov 2014

Tax pollution not income to boost EU economy, say NGOs

New organisation Green Budget Europe established to push the case for rebalancing EU fiscal policy

06 Nov 2014

South Korea carbon trading unlikely to deliver climate target, say analysts

Point Carbon report predicts new market will have an oversupply of allowances when it launches next year

05 Nov 2014

Carbon tax demise leading to large rise in emissions, says academic

Removal of carbon price has led to a surge in the use of brown coal generators in Australian electricity sector, analysis shows

04 Nov 2014

How the deforestation agenda came in from the wilderness

Governments and businesses across the world are working to arrest the loss of forests, but financial and political barriers remain

30 Oct 2014

Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row

Green champion’s push to funnel car emissions into the emissions trading system seen as attempt to bend rules

21 Oct 2014

Davey: 'People are ready to do a deal'

Energy and climate change secretary explains why he is optimistic the EU is about to agree to a bold and ambitious new energy and climate change package

17 Oct 2014

Davey hints at sweeteners for Eastern Europe as part of EU climate deal

Energy and climate change secretary confident an ambitious emissions reduction agreement can be done next week

17 Oct 2014

EU carbon allowance surplus set to double by 2020

Sandbag research suggests oversupply may hit 4.5 billion allowances, undermining drive to low carbon economy

15 Oct 2014

Is the EU's carbon market safe from fraud?

Four British men were last week jailed for their part in a multi-million euro carbon allowance crime ring, but do the same security risks remain?

29 Sep 2014

Verco: No ordinary green consultancy

UK company that spawned Good Energy and CamCo and designed carbon markets for the EU sees huge opportunities in energy efficiency

26 Sep 2014

Governments and corporates back call to put a price on carbon emissions

China, UK and Germany sign World Bank declaration calling for polluters to pay for costs of climate change

23 Sep 2014

Decarbonising energy intensive industry: the future of the EU ETS and decarbonisation policy

EEF's Richard Warren argues those who characterise climate policy as a battle between clean tech and heavy industry, including BusinessGreen, are guilty of absurd simplification

19 Sep 2014

Reports: EU to propose 'billion euro' sweetener in bid to win Polish support for 2030 carbon target

Bloc to set up two investment funds to help poorer countries meet post-2020 greenhouse gas targets, as MEPs challenge 'generous' carbon leakage list

18 Sep 2014

Corporates leading charge for robust carbon price, says CDP

CDP report shows many companies are already incorporating a carbon price into their businesses strategies

15 Sep 2014

Report: China national carbon market on track for 2016 launch

Citing senior government official, Reuters reports legislation to underpin world's largest national carbon market expected to be finalised this year

02 Sep 2014

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