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Carbon Forum Asia 2011

Event: 2nd Nov 2011 – 3rd Nov 2011 by Madlen King

CARBON FORUM ASIA is Asia Pacific’s leading annual Trade Fair & Conference for Climate and Carbon Finance, Emissions Trading and Low Carbon Technologies. With its finger on the pulse of current regional and global market developments, it is the platform of choice for Carbon Market professionals and governments to discuss key trends and issues that [...]

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UK Government Consult on Mandatory Reporting of GHG Emissions

17th May 2011 by Madlen King

Last week the UK Government’s Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) opened a public consultation on the implementation of regulations within the UK for the mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the director’s report. Section 85 of the Climate Change Act 2008 requires the Government to make regulations, under the [...]

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IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

12th May 2011 by Madlen King

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) yesterday released their Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation. A summary for policymakers is available here.  The report concludes that 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by the middle of this century if it is backed by the [...]

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NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority reduces CO2

27th Apr 2011

On April 22, 2011 the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced that its operations reduced carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions by 16.6 million metric tons in 2009. At the same time, the MTA reduced its own carbon output by 2.5% per passenger mile traveled or 1% in aggregate over the prior year, [...]

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The Climate Change Conference Concludes in Bangkok

11th Apr 2011 by Madlen King

At the last minute of the six-day talks of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bangkok, attended by 2,000 participants from 175 countries, the Parties agreed on an agenda for the negotiations to be held in Bonn and elsewhere in the run-up to Durban at the end of the year.

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The Start of the Climate Change Conference, Bangkok

6th Apr 2011 by Madlen King

The latest sessions of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol (AWG-KP) and the Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperation under the Convention (AWG-LCA), as well as workshops relating to the Cancun Agreements, started on Sunday 3 April and will run through to Friday 8 [...]

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Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW)

Event: 13th Apr 2011 – 15th Apr 2011 by Madlen King

Over the last decade, Navigating the American Carbon World (NACW) has earned the distinction of being the most important carbon event in North America. It is known for convening the largest group of thought leaders, innovators, pioneers and policy makers and providing the most comprehensive analyses of pressing issues.

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EU Roadmap to a Competitive Low-Carbon Europe by 2050

12th Mar 2011 by Madlen King

Earlier this week the Commission set out its roadmap for transforming the European Union into a competitive, low-carbon economy by 2050.

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EU Commission Announces Historic Emissions data for Aviation on which Allocations will be Determined

11th Mar 2011 by Madlen King

EU Commission Announces Historic Emissions data for Aviation on which Allocations will be Determined

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LRQA Business Assurance Food Safety Blog, February 2011

28th Feb 2011 by Cor Groenveld

Certification was a recurring theme throughout the GFSI Conference in London. With “Developing” a food safety culture the overall theme of the conference, the links between the two topics is the focus of today’s blog.

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