COP28 Round-Up: Lack of progress on Article 6 could create a valuable opportunity for the Voluntary Carbon Market

19 December, 2023 | Charlotte Gadd
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change, Conferences

Overarching every Conference of the Parties (COP) since the 2015 Paris Agreement is the agreement to limit an increase in global average temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Scientists say that to limit warming to 1.5 degrees by the end of the century Greenhouse Gas emissions would need to peak by 2025 and see a 43%… Read the full article >


COPs aren’t just for climate change!

15 December, 2022 | Kate Danter
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change, Conferences, Sustainable Development Goals

With not much obvious change happening within the voluntary carbon market as a result of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP27 in November, attention has turned to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity COP15, currently taking place in Montreal, Canada. This COP has been dubbed the ‘Paris moment for nature’. Following on from… Read the full article >



CO2balance at IETA LACS 2022

14 November, 2022 | Matthew Pike
Categories: Climate Change, CO2balance, Conferences, Latin America

Some of our CO2balance team recently returned from attending the 2022 IETA Latin American Climate Summit, held at Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. CO2balance are long-time members of the International Emissions Trading Association, regularly attending their important events and conferences. As we look to explore more project opportunities in the region, the LACS2022… Read the full article >


Don’t COP-out: World Leaders pledge to halt deforestation by 2030

18 November, 2021 | George Syder
Categories: Climate Change, Conferences

With COP26 ending, let’s take a closer look at one of the more landmark announcements: a pledge to end deforestation by 2030. The pledge as written is to work ‘collectively to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030 while delivering sustainable development and promoting an inclusive rural transformation’. In support of this… Read the full article >


What is COP 26?

25 October, 2021 | Katri Hastings
Categories: Climate Change, Conferences

COP stands for Conference of the Parties. It refers to an annual meeting of the supreme decision-making body of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). The first COP was held in Berlin in 1995. COP26 is the 26th COP. What is the purpose of COP26? First, most people will have heard of… Read the full article >


Inclusive and accessible COP 26 for everyone!

7 October, 2021 | Maria
Categories: Climate Change, CO2balance, Conferences, Sustainable Development Goals, World Days

As the 26th edition of the global Climate Change Conference is approaching, this year it will be held in Glasgow. During this two-week meeting, the main political leaders and delegates from countries across the globe will attempt to finalise the rules needed to put the Paris Agreement into effect. It will also be an opportunity… Read the full article >




Climate Action Week 2019!

27 August, 2019 | Ilona
Categories: Climate Change, CO2balance, Conferences

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the first ever London Climate Action Week 1-8th July organised in partnership with the Mayor of London, Sadiq khan. The week was packed full of events and workshops which showcased London’s enthusiasm and expertise as a global leader in the transition to a net-zero city… Read the full article >


2018 .eu Web Awards Gala

27 November, 2018 | Grace Ayoo
Categories: Conferences, Uganda

On 21st November 2018, EURid for the 5th year running, held their .eu Web Awards which attracted 5 categories namely – The Laurels – won by Fetfx.eu The Leaders – won by Sorbum.eu Rising Star – won by Naturalself.eu Better World – won by Stardustproject.eu House of .eu – won by Socialeurope.eu with a couple… 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 >


The time is now…

8 December, 2015 | co2richardstone
Categories: Conferences

Discussions continue in Paris this week at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP) as politicians from all over the world begin their final push to reach a new global accord for action on climate change. Negotiations are due to conclude on Friday but could roll on in to the weekend with some sleepless nights as… Read the full article >


ESOS – Up and Running in 2015

16 January, 2015 | co2ethanobrien
Categories: Conferences, ESOS

The Environment Agency’s ESOS Compliance Portal is now live as you can see from the timeline below; ESOS requires all large UK enterprises to have an organisational energy audit every four years.  In December, the Environment Agency launched its compliance portal through which all submissions must be made in time for the January 2016 start… Read the full article >


Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Conference

4 February, 2014 | CO2balance
Categories: Conferences, Improved Cookstoves

Part of the co2balance team spent today attending the National Clean Cookstoves and Fuel Conference in Nairobi, Kenya hosted by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. The Alliance’s goal is to catalyze the adoption of clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by households through a market-based approach that will achieve the following objectives: Reduce household… Read the full article >