Paris in Focus

15 April, 2016 | co2richardstone
Categories: Climate Change

Next week, on April 22nd, the environment will come under focus as the world celebrates another annual ‘Earth Day’; this one bears more significance than most as world leaders gather at the United Nations in New York to sign the Paris Agreement. As the Paris Agreement will no doubt gain extra media attention next week,… Read the full article >


Green Climate Fund and CDM

14 April, 2016 | eszterhegyi
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change

Early last month, South Korea’s Songdo hosted to the latest meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). CDKN’s Christina Elvers observed that compared to last year’s disappointing meeting in Zambia, GCF managed to make some major progress with the US signing the first tranche ($500m) of their commitment to the GCF. Riding on the momentum… Read the full article >



Feeling the Pinch!

| co2mosesmaina
Categories: Climate Change

Today in Kenya many people are complaining of increased temperatures. In Nairobi it’s hot especially at night. I wonder what the people at the Coast and the Northern part of the country are feeling. This is totally unusual! Media coverage both print and electronic for the last weeks have highlighted cases of people suffering as… Read the full article >


Carbon Counting

11 March, 2016 | co2richardstone
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change

Since the Paris agreement was reached and political leaders across the world signalled their ambition and direction for the path ahead, it has become increasingly apparent that there is a huge need for ‘carbon accountants’. Now, the title ‘accountant’ doesn’t often inspire great aspirations but this is a different breed of accountant with a very… Read the full article >



Fairtrade Climate Standard Approved

5 February, 2016 | richardiliffe
Categories: Climate Change

A small but important announcement was made late last year as world leaders debated the way forward on climate legislation at COP 21 – the Fairtrade Climate Standard was released.  This new venture – in partnership with the Gold Standard Foundation – aims to further utilise carbon offset projects to increase skills, knowledge and financial… Read the full article >


The Paris Agreement: Look beyond the imperfection

12 January, 2016 | co2ethanobrien
Categories: Climate Change, Conferences

  On Saturday December 12, 2015, applause and cheers broke out throughout the conference hall at COP21 in Paris. It was celebration mixed with relief. The result is the first agreement requiring all nations, rich and poor, to pledge action on climate change, with the aim of restricting global warming to “well below 2C above pre-industrial levels”,… Read the full article >


A low-carbon Christmas

22 December, 2015 | co2richardstone
Categories: Climate Change

Tis the season to be jolly, merry and usually extravagant but instead of a white Christmas, perhaps a ‘green Christmas’ would be the best way to finish what has been a very positive year for the environment. Here are a few ways in which you can lower your carbon footprint this festive season and truly… Read the full article >