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REDD developer seeks new revenue share model amid expansion

Published 17:54 on September 16, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:54 on September 16, 2022  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A REDD forestry project developer is negotiating a new revenue share model from offset sales in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), at a time when heightened prices are helping to spur booming activity.

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Carbon credit public metadata project prepares for October launch

Published 20:05 on September 15, 2022  /  Last updated at 20:50 on September 15, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Infrastructure that aims to compile and standardise information from the world’s fragmented carbon markets will launch to the public next month, with partners and founders at the World Bank Group providing more details on how the metadata platform will operate and help scale the market.

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CLARIFICATION – KlimaDAO acts to destroy controversial credits in BCT pool

Published 18:13 on September 15, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:08 on September 20, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

Crypto carbon group KlimaDAO has finally rid the market of more than 670,000 remaining carbon credit tokens from a Chinese HFC-23 project that were bought onto blockchain last year, acting alone after fellow tech firm Toucan Protocol declined to join in.

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Traditional carbon actors seek to deepen ties with decentralised finance

Published 16:14 on September 14, 2022  /  Last updated at 16:35 on September 14, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Traditional carbon market actors are deepening ties in the DeFi world as a veteran developer is partnering with a US crypto firm to develop a “blockchain-first” removals project, while Gold Standard has joined fellow certifier ACR in seeking views on creating digital tokens from their credits.

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Japan spearheads new global effort to spur international emissions trade

Published 09:16 on September 14, 2022  /  Last updated at 09:16 on September 14, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, South Korea, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Japan this week hosted more than 30 governments and organisations at a meeting aiming to launch a new global partnership this year to encourage more nations to participate in international emissions trade and implement Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

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Sovereign ownership could increase risk to voluntary carbon market -experts

Published 21:43 on September 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:26 on September 14, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Nature-based and other offsets could follow other resources that have seen governments clamp down on private activity as nations set about meeting their Paris Agreement climate pledges, a conference heard on Tuesday.

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Offset rating agencies expected to witness boom when corporates face mandatory emission cuts

Published 18:51 on September 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:51 on September 13, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Carbon credit ratings agency will boom from a ‘race to the top’ to find high quality offsets when corporates are required not only to report their carbon accounting but also lower their carbon footprint, a webinar heard Tuesday.

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Agtech company eyes carbon markets after securing extra $40 mln

Published 18:03 on September 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:03 on September 13, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

An agtech company has raised a further $40 mln in funding to accelerate a three-year rapid expansion plan that will target the carbon offset market.

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Ratings agency promises expert-level approach to carbon project assessment

Published 14:00 on September 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:27 on September 13, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A carbon credit ratings agency announced a new service on Tuesday that provides quality indicators for more than 150 carbon projects, promising transparent, comparable, and comprehensive assessments of underlying carbon and sustainability claims while using an expert panel to vet its approach.

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Carbon removal marketplace secures $55 mln in funding

Published 13:00 on September 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:46 on September 12, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A carbon removals marketplace is eyeing a rapid expansion after securing $55 million in second round funding, it announced Tuesday.

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