COP Blog: Can the last CDM participant to leave the National Stadium please turn out the lights?
At the end of the first week of ninth Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP9), it has become abundantly clear that despite the proliferation of agenda items related to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and new market-based approaches, there is no sense of urgency to achieve progress in any of them.
IETA issues master agreement for California's carbon market
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has released its California Emissions Trading Master Agreement (CETMA) which aims to facilitate secondary market trading in the state's growing carbon market.
Uncertainty Down Under
Investors and developers active in Australia's low-carbon sectors are facing months of uncertainty about how the new Coalition government's climate policy overhaul will affect them. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports
Asian investors 'eyeing African renewables' – report
International investors are set to increasingly back renewables projects in Africa, with Asian investors leading the charge, a new report has claimed.
Taking the pulse of the voluntary market
Mark Nicholls reports on the results of Carbon Finance's latest Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings – and finds growth and innovation, but some anxiety about oversupply