Carbon Trading News

Carbon credits ‘stolen’

The European Union temporarily shut down its carbon market after a security breach, reports Point Carbon. The European Commission suspended most of its Emissions Trading Scheme following the disclosure of…

Voluntary carbon markets plunge in 2009

Battered by a faltering world economy and lack of progress on U.S. climate legislation, voluntary carbon markets declined by nearly every measure in 2009, according to the fourth annual State…

Massive forest carbon scam alleged in Liberia

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf established a commission investigate a proposed forest carbon credit deal between the West African nation's Forest Development Authority (FDA) and UK-based Carbon Harvesting Corporation, reports…

Can markets protect nature?

An interview with Michael Jenkins, President and CEO of Forest Trends Over the past 30 years billions of dollars has been committed to global conservation efforts, yet forests continue to…