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COP25: Agreement On A Carbon Market Pushed Back For Another Year

December 17th, 2019 | by Ciara Gillan

The much anticipated COP25 came to a close last Sunday with a lack of cohesive action. Despite the release of 2018 statistics revealing global warming is still on the up, the biggest polluting nations failed to present their planned increased efforts to stem climate change. While a compromise was reached on smaller elements, the anticipated updated plans of the biggest nations like China, India, and the US, was pushed back to next year’s COP26 in Glasgow, as was the decision around a global carbon market. 


Nori In Its Own Words: 6 Questions (Blockchain Report Excerpt)

November 24th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Nori, a company which recently emerged from stealth, is creating the Nori token. It’s a cryptocurrency token that represents a ton of CO2 removed from the atmosphere and sequestered in one of a number of potential ways. This isn’t a cap-and-trade or carbon-tax system, but a market mechanism which values removed tons of CO2. Like carbon offset programs for fliers and drivers, it allows individuals and businesses to offset their CO2 emissions with guaranteed removal of CO2 from the atmosphere


Mexico Finalizes Climate Bill to Cap Carbon

February 2nd, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer

Mexico, the world’s 15th biggest greenhouse gas emitter - and ravaged by its worst drought in 80 years - is close to passing legislation to create a domestic greenhouse gas emissions trading system able to cap and cut carbon emissions



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