Analysis for Climate Home identifies hundreds of problematic projects that could be used to greenwash national and corporate climate plans
The executive board is considering an extension of the Clean Development Mechanism beyond 2020, under industry pressure but with no political mandate
Project developers in poor countries are struggling to attract finance, as deadlock on international carbon trading rules cannot be resolved before November 2021
NEWS: Hydropower and coal projects funded by rich countries have been linked to human rights abuses, NGOs tell European lawmakers
NEWS: UN’s Clean Development Mechanism increased reliance on Brazil’s native forests for steel making, say researchers
Hugh Sealy says Clean Development Mechanism needs to hunt for new markets in order to flourish
CDM Executive Board chief Peer Stiansen says it’s vital EU emissions trading scheme is backed by governments
But continued uncertainty in global carbon markets keeps Clean Development Mechanism credit prices low
Founder of Natural Balance company tells RTCC she registered with Clean Development Mechanism in 2008 but has been unable to sell any carbon credits through the scheme
Kyoto Protocol’s key tool has offset one billion tonnes of C02 – but there’s a lot more to this mechanism than meets the eye
UN climate chief Christiana Figueres hails success of Kyoto Protocol carbon trading mechanism, which has now cut global CO2 emissions by a billion tonnes
Julia Gillard’s government is close to signing up to the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (KP2), a leading negotiator at the UN climate talks in Bangkok has told RTCC.
To celebrate the work of Clean Development Mechanism projects the UNFCCC is running a photo contest – read on to find how you can get involved
Opponents slam proposals for new wider reaching carbon credit set-up and call for talks on a new international market mechanism to consider failings of existing system.
Changes to UN and EU rules mean more cash will be available to African nations through the projects to tackle climate change and boost sustainable development.
RTCC summarises five of the biggest ideas on climate change, energy and clean development that emerged this week.