TITLE

Carbon Trades Rake in Big Money

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/29/2008, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the first carbon dioxide emissions allowance auction by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) in the U.S. It generated about $38.6 million, according to the participating northeastern states. The proceeds will go toward renewable energy programs and technology throughout 6 of the 10 RGGI states. Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont are some of the states to get the funding.
ACCESSION #
36632212

 

Related Articles

  • Buying Your Way Out of Climate Change: What Does Carbon Offsetting Really Achieve? Barker, Jill // Supply Chain Europe;Sep2008, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p24 

    The author explains what carbon offsetting does really achieve. The author mentions that carbon offsets play as the discharge reductions from greenhouse gas emission reduction projects that removed or prevented the equivalent of one metric tonne of carbon dioxide. The author notes that the main...

  • Emissions Offsets Must be Verified.  // C3 Views;May2008, Issue 23, p4 

    The article focuses on the importance of verifying the authenticity of offset claims, when buying or selling carbon offsets. It mentions that the process of assurance, as it is called by a growing industry of carbon offset verifiers, is still under development as the field is new. Understanding...

  • NEEDS AND CHALLENGES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING IN DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES. Halonen, Liisa; Tetri, Eino; Amogpai, Ater // Light & Engineering;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p5 

    Lighting is a large and rapidly growing source of energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions. A considerable part of the population in the industrialized world spend their working hours in offices. Lighting is a substantial energy consumer and a major component of the service costs of offices....

  • CARBON TAXATION VERSUS EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEMES? SHEEHAN, JOHN // Deakin Law Review;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p99 

    The article focuses on carbon tax and emission trading scheme (ETS). It mentions that carbon tax and ETS are two laws which have been implemented in Australia in order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. It reports that with the carbon tax the industries are looking for emission free...

  • Carbon offset schemes compared.  // Choice;Nov2008, p30 

    The article compares carbon offset programs in Australia that are likely to result in real greenhouse has emission reductions. Carbon offsetting involves consumers paying to reduce or remove greenhouse gas emissions from the atmosphere. The five most common offset types are renewable energy,...

  • Carbon Capture Could Boost U.S. Oil Output, Slash Imports--Study. Holly, Chris // Energy Daily;3/11/2010, p1 

    The article presents the findings of a report on the benefits of carbon sequestration on U.S. oil imports and greenhouse gas emission. The report, released by Advanced Resources International (ARI) in March 2010, showed that carbon emissions from utilities and other industrial sectors will yield...

  • RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction Nets $83.4 Million.  // Energy Daily;3/17/2011, Issue 52, p4 

    The article reports on the 11th quarterly auction of carbon dioxide allowances by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in March 2011, which was participated by 10 northeast and Mid-Atlantic American states.

  • Low-Hanging Fruit. Destefani, Jim // Products Finishing;Feb2010, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p24 

    The article discusses the issue on whether the reduction of greenhouse gas is a good area for efficiency improvement in the U.S. It explains that the idea to reduce emission of greenhouse gas, such as carbon dioxide, has created a dilemma among finishers and other manufacturers. It also...

  • Farmer Steve: Carbon credits: Who's really paying? Steve, Farmer // Investigate;May2009, Vol. 9 Issue 100, p14 

    In this article the author discusses the issues concerning the implementation of a carbon credit scheme. He emphasizes that if one agrees with carbon credits means a person agree with taxing cattle gas, because methane is a greenhouse gas more powerful than carbon. He suggests that people should...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics