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Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). 1° (1 reply)

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) is still a problem many developing states. Can great investment on Climate change adaptation and mitigation knowledge make the 'sinking boat' float?

Started by Joseph Bukula in November 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Pollution, Transport

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New book "Carbon markets or climate finance?" 1° (1 reply)

I would like to announce the book “Carbon markets or climate finance“? (editor Axel Michaelowa) just released by Routledge. The book assesses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and compares financing based on market mechanisms to public finance vehicles. This is done through evaluation ...

Started by Axel M. in January 2012, about Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Economics, Emissions, Finance & Money, Politics & Government, Poverty & Development

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Carbon Labeling - Would it influence you? 7° (7 replies)

As I sit here typing this out I just noticed that my bottle of soda has 110 calories per 250ml and 29g of carbohydrates as well. There is no protein, no fat and no carbon cost label. Why not? In our society we label everything. My medication tells me to ...

Started by Stan L. in February 2009, about Carbon Trading

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A Climate Plan for Climate-Change Deniers – WIH Resource Group, Inc. 5° (5 replies)

Interesting Reading from The Washington Post on11/14/10 that was reposted on http://wihresourcegroup.wordpress.com/ In the global-warming debate, scientists are, admirably, still trying to save the day. Last week, the American Geophysical Union announced plans to mobilize about 700 climate scientists in an effort to improve the accuracy of media coverage and ...

Started by Bob Wallace in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Emissions, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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ENGINE CAUSING POLLUTION 6° (6 replies)

Machine that can convert any of various forms of energy into mechanical power or motion. The steam engines developed during the Industrial Revolution to power stationary machinery were modified in the 19th century to propel locomotives and ships, and were joined later by steam turbines. Internal-combustion engines were developed by ...

Started by Advant L. in September 2010, about Carbon Trading

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Which carbon footprint calculator to use? 24° (9 replies)

As there are so many out there in the internet, I'm not sure which ones are the best to use and why. Does anyone know? I'm guessing different ones will be better for different locations/types of carbon use too. Can anyone provide a high level breakdown of these too?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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Terraform Mars to better understand climate change 0° (no replies)

In order to test an idea in science you build an experiment and test it. What better way to build a climate change experiment than using Mars. Our current understanding of climate change relies on computer models and small scale experiments. As climate change is something we want to avoid ...

Started by Steve C. in August 2010, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Education, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Population, Poverty & Development, Smart Growth

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How can I offset carbon produced by flying to see my folks yearly? 16° (6 replies)

I fly back to Europe every year to see my folks, but am really worried about the huge amounts of carbon it produces. Whats the easiest way to offset/counter this??

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Carbon Trading, Transport

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Reducing vehicle CO2 emissions 9° (9 replies)

There's a common misconception that in a consumer context, green means more expensive. In fact that's not always the case. Carbon neutral insurance companies like ibuyeco offset 100% of customers' vehicle emissions, and the policies have been found to be much cheaper compared to other non-green companies. So even in ...

Started by Sophie H. in October 2008, about Carbon Trading

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