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Category: Carbon Trading
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Moody's: Carbon transition poses increasing risk for global oil refiners 21.2.2018 General News
"Carbon transition risks facing refiners include lower demand for refined products over time due to policy initiatives, vulnerability to changing consumer preferences and technological shocks, especially in the transportation sector," according to John Thieroff, a Moody's Vice President.
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Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019 19.2.2018 General News
Singapore said today it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the tax would be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tonnes or more of greenhouse gas emissions a year. The tax, to be applied to all sectors, will be Sg$5.0 ($3.8) per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions from 2019 to 2023, after which the levy will be reviewed and possibly raised to between Sg$10 and Sg$15 per tonne by 2030. "Singapore produces less carbon emissions per dollar of GDP than most countries," he said, as he unveiled the measure as part of the city-states 2018 budget. "We intend to further reduce our emissions intensity to make a bigger effort to combat climate change." Major economies have been scrambling to cut greenhouse gas emissions amid warnings from scientists about the potentially devastating impacts of climate change. The most notable ...
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OECD says energy taxes in developed economies too low to fight climate change 14.2.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Energy taxes in major advanced economies are not doing enough to reduce energy use, improve energy efficiency and drive a shift towards low-carbon sources, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.
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India's renewable energy project tendering to be an all-time high in FY18 8.2.2018 All Economy & Policy Stories
With the govt tendering close to 6,650 Mw of renewable energy projects in February alone, the total projects offered during 2017-18 will exceed a combined 10,000 Mw capacity
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Tech Startups that can help you reduce your employee transportation cost 30.1.2018 General News
Higher fuel cost and carbon footprints have created an environment of stress over the years. Along with the harmful emissions in the nature, people are also troubling with bigger numbers on their commutation bills.There are many startups in the cab service sector, using innovative technological methods to find the shortest route for passengers traveling. Further it has successfully reduced the cost of fuel. In return, passengers need to pay less money as well.People from corporates are highly leaned towards these end to end mobility services providing them affordable and comfortable rides on a daily basis. Their concept of optimized commutation has made an effort to reduce the pollution by using cleaner fuels, less harmful to the environment as it remains negligible amount of unburnt residues behind. The idea is gaining popularity among corporate as it is saving whopping employee transportation costs in longer run.AavegAaveg has been set up to meet the employee transportation ...
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The Great Indian Land Grab: In the name of compensatory afforestation 30.1.2018 Top Stories
The CAMPA is now being formalised by notifying the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Act, 2016, which mandates that forest clearances in India are to be accompanied by afforesting equivalent areas
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Diamond prices may slump 10% in 2018 as millennials snub the precious gem 19.1.2018 Business Standard: Markets & Investing
Polished diamond was one of the worst-performing commodities in 2017
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Norway's $1 trillion fund curbs holdings in biggest CO2 emitters 18.1.2018 General News
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's sovereign wealth fund has trimmed the proportion of its $1 trillion fortune that is invested in companies that emit the most greenhouse gas, a Reuters survey has shown.
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China's carbon market still ranks as world's biggest 19.12.2017 Latest News
China has unveiled a programme that encourages companies to reduce their emissions so they can sell unused carbon allocations
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Scale-up action to meet Paris climate goals: UN 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asia-Pacific economies account for more than 50 per cent of global emissions. And if the nations maintain discharges as usual, rising seas could affect 1.4 billion people by 2060, climate experts said on Friday. For this, the countries need to scale up regional action to meet global goals.
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How Gensol became the largest consultant in solar power 8.11.2017 News
Back in 2010, Anmol Jaggi was one of the key names in the carbon credit market, advising large corporates on how to be energy-efficient and making money from it. With close to 25 million carbon credits and around 400 clients in India, his company was in its heyday since launch in 2007.Then, the carbon credit market crashed and so did the growth plans. Resurrecting itself with solar power, his Gensol group (with two promoters, Anmol and Puneet Jaggi) has grown to be the largest entity in solar design & engineering (D&E) consultancy, along with 2,000 Mw of solar power operations & management (O&M) projects. The company has half the market in solar consulting and the clients include noted players such as Greenko, Essel Infra, Suzlon, China Light & Power, ReNew Power and Shapoorji Pallonji."With an almost similar set of clients with whom we worked for carbon credits, we forayed into solar. We were consultants for most of the first movers in the solar energy market," ...
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Over 40 Indian firms make carbon disclosures 24.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Over 80 per cent of the 51 Indian companies responding to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India have reported one or more types of emission reduction targets and initiatives this year, a new report said on Tuesday.
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Here's how tackling climate change could bring North and South Korea closer 13.10.2017 All International Stories
A mutual effort to generate carbon credits could be discussed if South Korea provides technical assistance such as satellite monitoring of North Korea's reforestation progression
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Dubai to Get Solar Power Day and Night Without Subsidy at Lower Cost than Gas-fired Electricity 27.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
JOHANNESBURG: An ACWA Power led consortium has been awarded the fourth phase of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, by far the largest single-site CSP plant in the world, which will provide reliable and dispatchable electricity to the emirate during the day and throughout the night just as a fossil fuel power plant does.
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TD Bank Group and Just Energy Acquire 140,000 Tonnes of Carbon Credits from Solifor Perthuis 25.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 25, 2017 : Solifor Perthuis, a partnership between Solifor (an initiative of the Fonds de solidarite FTQ) and Scierie Dion and Fils, have completed the sale of 140,000 tonnes of voluntary carbon credits to Just Energy and TD Bank Group. Handled by Enviro EcoCredit and Carbonzero, this is the largest transaction in Quebec involving forest carbon capture.
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European Parliament moves to safeguard carbon market from Brexit 13.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
EU-CARBON/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-European Parliament moves to safeguard carbon market from Brexit
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Noteworthy effort 12.9.2017 FrontLine: Books
A candid and comprehensive chronicle of India’s power sector reforms since the mid 1990s, which also offers constructive suggestions to deal with the complex challenges posed by this sector. By SUDHA MAHALINGAM
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France and Germany seek agreement on EU carbon market reform by November 5.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
EUROPE-ENERGY/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-France and Germany seek agreement on EU carbon market reform by November
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German utilities: Berenberg cuts RWE, Innogy 4.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BUZZ-German utilities: Berenberg cuts RWE, Innogy:BUZZ-German utilities: Berenberg cuts RWE, Innogy
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Forward prices gain on lower water reserves, stronger coal 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NORDIC-ELECTRICITY/:NORDIC POWER-Forward prices gain on lower water reserves, stronger coal
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