Archive for May, 2010
Point Carbon invites you to Carbon Market Insights Americas 2010, taking place in New York City, North America’s largest carbon financial district.
The 6th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference will be held at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre on 10-12 August 2010. The Australia – New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference series is the leading conference in the region, engaging mainstream business and policy makers on the climate change issue and helping to facilitate action.
CONFERENCE: Opportunities and risks in a low-carbon economy
Sentry Center Midtown East, TIAA-CREF Building, New York, USA, 8 June 2010
(Reuters, May 28, 2010) – Senators are unlikely to pass legislation to tackle global warming this year as the time remaining to do so runs out, a panel of experts said on Friday at a carbon conference.
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wanted to pass climate change legislation this year, welcoming a new bill introduced in the Senate and citing the oil spill as proof that U.S. energy policy needed reform.
U.S. Senator John Kerry ratcheted up the fight to pass legislation to combat global warming on Wednesday, unveiling a bill as the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster complicates the measure’s already difficult prospects this year.
Forests have a growing value as a result of climate policies, but the complexity of carbon markets coupled with the effects of the financial crisis are deterring investment, investors and analysts said in London on Thursday.
A compromise U.S. climate bill unveiled on Wednesday would allow polluters to offset up to 2 billion tons of their carbon dioxide emissions, under a proposed emissions trading scheme.
The Obama Administration finalized greenhouse gas rules for big factories and power plants on Thursday, giving momentum to the troubled climate bill in the Senate.