Author: Roddy Boyd

Internal Battles of the CDM

The carbon markets have had a troubled few weeks. While the price of the world’s most popular and valuable carbon product, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme allowance, shed some 22% in one week, the Australian...

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CDM: A Transition to What?

Following the spectacular milestone of 3,000 projects registered into the world’s largest carbon offset mechanism, this month marked a time for reflection for those involved in the United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism....

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Keeping Up With The Milestones

This week marked a significant milestone of the United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). A wind power project in Inner Mongolia, China, has become the 3,000th project registered under the world’s largest international...

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On the Regulation of F-gases

In 1989, the Montreal Protocol laid out an extensive set of environmental rules that regulate and phase-out gases which contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer: including hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs),...

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CDM – Competition from the East

Following the minor operational successes from Cancun in December (see Climatico’s comprehensive report – PDF), the United Nations’ Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has undergone something of a resurrection: issuing the...

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