Researchers explore soil and rock dust combinations for effective CO2 removal

Published 01:30 on April 13, 2024  /  Last updated at 11:34 on April 13, 2024  /  Nature-based, Voluntary

Carbon dioxide removals achieved through enhanced weathering (EW) can be heavily influenced by the soil to which the pulverised crushed rock is added, new research has found.

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Amended CCS bill passes Colorado House committee

Published 01:06 on April 13, 2024  /  Last updated at 01:06 on April 13, 2024  / Bijeta Lamichhane /  Americas, US, Voluntary

A bill introduced in Colorado that aims to expand the state’s Energy and Carbon Management Commission’s (CECMC) regulatory authority on carbon capture and storage (CCS) operations passed a legislative committee Thursday with significant amendments.

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Methane offset developer to raise C$3 mln in IPO, lists orphaned well VCM projects under recently-approved methodology

Published 22:06 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 22:06 on April 12, 2024  / Bijeta Lamichhane /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary

A Florida-headquartered methane offset developer is looking to raise C$3 mln in an initial public offering in Canada, after this month listing two orphaned oil and gas well projects on a US-based voluntary carbon registry.

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Third carbon market ETF to close this year

Published 17:43 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 17:43 on April 12, 2024  /  Americas, EMEA, EU ETS, US, Voluntary

Another carbon market ETF will start to liquidate its holdings this month, the third such fund to close this year.

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FEATURE: Scientists tackle seagrass decline with probiotics to enhance resilience and build credit projects

Published 16:36 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 16:36 on April 12, 2024  / Bryony Collins /  Africa, Americas, EMEA, International, Middle East, Nature-based, Voluntary

Researchers are developing probiotics to improve the root structure of seagrass, with potential for large-scale, credit-generating restoration projects in Saudi Arabia and Kenya.

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Argentina removes all mention of ETS, carbon emissions, renewables from ‘Omnibus Law’

Published 14:09 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 14:25 on April 12, 2024  / Alejandra Padin-Dujon /  Americas, Nature-based, South & Central, Voluntary

The Milei administration in Argentina has removed details on carbon emissions, renewable energy, and a proposed ETS from its far-reaching ‘Omnibus Law’, in the latest episode of the reform bill saga, which began in late December.

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France latest to join global pro-carbon pricing alliance

Published 13:51 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 13:51 on April 12, 2024  / Rebecca Gualandi /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South Korea, Voluntary

France has become the latest country to join a group of nations pledging to expand carbon pricing mechanisms around the world, its government announced on Friday.

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INTERVIEW: Meet the Pirate lawmaker fighting for the world’s first carbon removal Bill of Rights

Published 11:38 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 11:38 on April 12, 2024  / Frédéric Simon /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Voluntary

A lawmaker from the libertarian Pirate Party in tiny Luxembourg is fighting to have a groundbreaking regulation approved that would be the first in the world to provide an incentive scheme for carbon removal (CDR) technologies. 

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Vietnamese scientist eyes coconut carbon credit potential

Published 06:45 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 06:45 on April 12, 2024  / Helen Clark /  Asia Pacific, Nature-based, Other APAC, Voluntary

Vietnam sees potential in generating carbon credits from its coconuts, with a local study suggesting plantations in one province could absorb anywhere from 1.9-5.8 million tonnes of CO2.

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Montana locals worry about safety of proposed CO2 pipeline project

Published 00:12 on April 12, 2024  /  Last updated at 00:12 on April 12, 2024  / Bijeta Lamichhane /  Americas, US, Voluntary

Residents of a county in Montana have raised concerns about a project that could see potentially millions of tonnes of CO2 piped in from Wyoming and stored underground.

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