Huge Success for MENA – CDM Saved in Durban

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Algeria, Morocco, and Egypt are among the most rapidly advancing nations in the world in adding renewables through the CDM. Related: Qataris Get Seminar on Carbon Market Trading From UK Specialists ). A lifeline for the faltering carbon markets of the European Trading Scheme (unnerved by the imminent end of Kyoto predicted before Durban), 4. Allowing the inclusion of funding for carbon capture (means that polluters can invest in their carbon scrubbers and be reimbursed).

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Book Review: A No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

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The chapter goes through the properties of carbon, the Keeling Curve, evidence for the historical rise in C02 emissions as well as the rise in weather-related disasters. As such, the writer focuses on climate justice and the need for developed countries to do more to stop climate change and also assist developing nations transition into low carbon economies.


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Mark Tercek chats with Justin Adams, new Global Managing Director of Lands

Conservancy Talk

I’ve worked in and set up a number of small businesses – and have also worked in very large companies – around the intertwined issues of renewable energy, sustainable agricultural production and biological carbon sequestration. For example, we can conserve more of the world’s tropical forests – the world’s greatest carbon storage solution – through funding from carbon-intensive businesses. BP had been investing in carbon capture and storage (CCS) for more than a decade.

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Subsides Jeopardize Renewable Energy Projects In The Middle East

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Carboun’s report and visual guide to energy and carbon emissions in the Arab world highlights the fact that after sub-Saharan Africa, the Arab world’s economy has the lowest energy efficiency record of any region in the world. Other more resource-poor nations in the Arab world such as Tunisia and Algeria, however, have a more ambitious target of creating 16% of their total energy via renewables by 2020.