Carbon Trading News

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…

France announces carbon tax

The President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced that he will implement a carbon tax to help "save the human race" from global warming. The tax of 17 Euros (about…

Lomborg calls for a carbon tax

Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish business school professor and author who has riled environmentalists by arguing that addressing climate change should be a lesser priority than global health and nutrition initiatives,…
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