The federal government has secured the support it needs to implement its central climate change commitment, after reaching a deal with the Greens following months of safeguard mechanism negotiations.
The forest carbon offsets approved by the world’s leading certifier and used by Disney, Shell, Gucci and other big corporations are largely worthless and could make global heating worse, according to a new investigation.
‘The wild west approach needs to end,’ says climate scientist Bill Hare, amid warning targets should be met by cuts in absolute emissions
The International Emissions Trading Association issued guidelines on blockchain use in carbon markets. IETA is the main lobby group for the international Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM). It aims to establish a functional framework for trading in GHG emission reductions.
For decades, carbon markets have been seen as part of the solution to climate change. They have mostly been dominated by the private sector, but this will soon change
It has been our long held thesis that we are in the early stages of a decade long shift where ‘externalities’ are priced into financial and corporate decision making. The rapid development of the carbon and climate markets are the next exciting evolution of this theme.
In valuing real assets we’ve over indexed current revenue streams. Carbon is being priced and becoming an asset and this is a new vector of potential monetisation of natural assets and the environment. We will need infrastructure to support this shift.
New Zealand based CarbonCrop is a purpose led business with an impressive technology solution bringing a greater level of integrity to carbon credit assessments
As the dangers of climate change become increasingly apparent and documented by scientists, one proposed strategy for avoiding disaster is generating increasing public support: invest heavily in technological innovation.
Mega gas expansions such as Origin’s Beetaloo Basin project in the NT and Woodside’s Scarborough plans will need carbon offsets to meet investor demands and global rules. Now, some indigenous groups and land-based carbon farmers responsible for creating those credits are getting worried they will enable more emissions.
The SEC has released a new proposal: that public companies begin reporting their carbon emissions and reductions progress alongside their financial results—with the same rigor.
Frustrated by a lack of reliable and credible market supply of carbon offsets, Telstra says it will instead bolster its own stocks by planting 240 hectares of land in northern NSW to store greenhouse gas emissions.
Up to 80 per cent of the carbon credits issued by Australia’s clean energy regulator are flawed, leaving buyers holding “sham” assets that have failed to reduce the nation’s carbon burden, says Andrew Macintosh, the Abbott government’s former chair of a key market oversight integrity committee.
Carbon offsets were 2021’s fastest-rising commodity price. But as the market takes off, key players are frantically rewiring the system to ensure it delivers.
These pioneers think so In the first of a series, we look at how the vital but overlooked ecosystems of seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes could absorb 1.4bn tons of CO2 emissions a year
Federal Energy Minister has rejected the Business Council ’s call to tighten up its so-called safeguard mechanism to force big polluters to change behaviour.
A new report says that ‘before we get too far down the track’ of offsetting emissions, key policies must be changed to ensure integrity of the system.
Avoided deforestation’ projects do not represent genuine abatement, say researchers who liken the Coalition policy to ‘cheap tricks and hot air
Tessa Marano was the head of fundraising and content lead at sustainability non-profit 1 Million Women, she is the first senior hire to help them massively scale their brand and user growth after they concluded a seed round in July 2021.