Rebooting the carbon markets
Across the globe, regulators are doubling down on their commitment to carbon trading, despite recent market setbacks. Graham Cooper reports
Carbon specialist devises method of measuring green bond impacts
A US carbon offset registry is drafting a methodology for measuring the carbon impact of green bonds.
World Bank sells options to stimulate methane reductions
The World Bank is launching a novel financing mechanism to attract private sector capital to projects that prevent or reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.
Voluntary carbon leaders look on the bright side
The dominant players in the voluntary carbon market are optimistic about the future, despite a decline in volumes and prices between 2012 and 2013, according to the latest survey of the market by Environmental Finance.
California's first forest carbon offset project registered
The first project developed under California's offset protocol for forest management has been registered, marking a "significant milestone" for the state's cap-and-trade system.