Subscribe to My Feed




Tell a Friend




  • Polls

    How Is My Site? / ¿Cómo es mi sitio web?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Recent Comments:

  • Mexico Turns to Wind Power

    Friday, January 23rd, 2009

    Mexico is making a strong foray into wind power, starting with yesterday’s inauguration by President Felipe Calderón of the Spanish firm Iberdrola’s 80 megawatt (MW) La Ventosa (“The Windy”) wind farm the Oaxaca town of Juchitán de Zaragoza, on the Tehuantepec isthmus, where winds regularly blow as high as 75-120 kph (46-75 mph).  This is […]

    Share

    Some Eye-Opening Graphics on GHG Emissions & Carbon Credits

    Sunday, January 4th, 2009

    There’s a wonderful resource for graphics related to environmental issues run by the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) GRID-Arendal center in Norway.  I started browsing it regularly for their maps, but have found their graphical depictions of tough issues to be quite useful.  Recently I came across several regarding climate change that I thought I’d share […]

    Share

    Why is LAC Slow to Tap Carbon Funds?

    Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

    The Dominican Republic’s Environment Secretariat (SEMARENA) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) recently co-hosted an event in Santo Domingo designed to prompt Dominicans into tapping the many international funding opportunities for projects related, directly or directly, to climate change (“carbon markets”).
    And well they should! For some […]

    Share

    BNDES Creates R$200 mil. Program to Stimulate Carbon Credits

    Monday, June 11th, 2007

    From the National Economic and Social Development Bank (BNDES):
    BNDES creates BRL 200 million program to encourage negotiation of carbon credits
    Funds will be placed in mutual participation funds in companies that adopt clean technologies
    BNDES created a new program to encourage ventures that adopt clean technologies, fomenting the generation of carbon credits in the market.
    The president of […]

    Share

    A Guide to Markets and Commercialization of CDM Forestry Projects / Una Guía sobre los mercados y la comercialización de Proyectos MDL Forestales

    Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

    The FORMA Project has released its “Guidebook to Markets and Commercialization of Forestry CDM Projects.” The Guidebook provides an overview of forestry projects meeting clean development mechanism (CDM) criteria under the Kyoto Protocol, a description of available carbon markets, and recommendations to the project developer. In the last two years, more than US$18 […]

    Share