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23 Jun 2011

The latest scheme to generate carbon credits comes from an unlikely source: the wild camel population of the Australian outback!

Under a plan dreamt up by the Adelaide-based company...

15 Jun 2011

Chevrolet is the largest brand at General Motors (GM) and has also positioned itself as the most environmentally-friendly. 

In November of last year Chevrolet promised that for every...

15 Jun 2011

At the recent International Air Transport Association (IATA) conference in Singapore tension flared between the EU and world airlines over the extension of the EU emissions trading...

08 Jun 2011

On Friday 20 May the Government sent a letter to providers that sell offsets assured by the Government Quality Assurance Scheme to give notice that the scheme would be cancelled with effect from...

06 May 2011

On the 6 June The National Physical Laboratory and the London Sustainable Development Commission in association with the Greater London Authority and the London...

17 Apr 2011

Carbon Retirement's new report covers the state of offsetting in the FTSE 100....

05 Apr 2011

The Church of England Diocese of London is pleased to announce that it is working to lower churches’ energy use and carbon footprint, as part of the Church of England’s national Shrinking the...

28 Mar 2011

We're delighted to announce that Carbon Retirement's founder Jane Burston has been named one of Square Mile magazine’s 30 Future Leaders under 30 and won a suprise award in the Social Enterprise...

24 Mar 2011

The EU ETS will soon go through a second round of changes. Initial improvements were made at the start of Phase II of the scheme, which started in 2008. With the third phase due to start in 2013,...

24 Mar 2011

In February 2011 Australia launched its third attempt to force intense polluters pay for their emissions, introducing plans for a fixed carbon price from 2012 through the Carbon Pollution...


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