#carbon credits News

Mangrove canopy
Three of the “Big Four” carbon standards organisations have received endorsement, while market major Verra is still under review. A nonprofit says the approved groups are not yet watertight on transparency.
Keo Seima
Big names are set to descend on the city-state this month for an annual conference dedicating a full day to discuss financing and regulations for protecting forests and biodiversity, amid challenges around the integrity of such ventures.
Alexandra Soezer
Alexandra Soezer has been appointed the director of Qatar-based Climate Action Centre of Excellence, which was launched at last year's COP28 summit where parties failed to reach a consensus on the key rules for global carbon credit trade.
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The government of Sabah state in Malaysian Borneo will continue to move forward with an opaque nature conservation agreement despite concerns raised by the United Nations.
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Kuamut forest reserve sabah
Malaysia is expected to launch its first local nature-based carbon credit but it faces a jurisdictional quagmire, wherein forest management is predominantly governed by state authorities.
FIFA World Cup 2022
Some claims about cutting greenhouse gases – by businesses, countries and even the football World Cup – may be hot air. Dynamic new technology holds the key to verifying the data, stashing it securely, and unleashing its full potential.
Taylor Swift  top polluter
The pop superstar claims she can offset the immense carbon footprint of her private jet but the only way for the superrich to reduce their climate impact is to fly less and choose more sustainable forms of transport.
Peru rainforest
As businesses come under pressure to meet net-zero targets, they are increasingly investing in forest-protection projects to cancel out their carbon emissions. But what could have been a viable climate-mitigation option has become little more than a licence to pollute, to the detriment of indigenous communities and the planet.
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#carbon credits Videos

Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
A view of Orchard Road, Singapore
EB Studio About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
Achim Steiner talking at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Image UNDP Asia Pacific
The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
climate neutral now
The UN has launched a portal that makes reducing one’s carbon footprint as easy as shopping online.
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#carbon credits Podcasts

Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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