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World 17 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

EU firms use 81 mln U.N. CO2 offsets in 2009 - EU data

LONDON (Reuters) - Participants in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) used 81.15 million tonnes of Kyoto Protocol carbon offsets last year, a 1.7 percent fall over 2008, EU Commission data showed on Monday.

World 25 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

EU plans 2013 ban on disputed HFC carbon offsets

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's executive Commission has proposed banning from 2013 the most common types of carbon offsets, mostly from India and China, to help restore credibility to the disputed system.

World 25 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

EU plans 2013 ban on disputed HFC carbon offsets

BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union's executive Commission has proposed banning from 2013 the most common types of carbon offsets, mostly from India and China, to help restore credibility to the disputed system.

World 14 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

Clean coal plants qualify for Kyoto carbon offsets

LONDON (Reuters) - Very efficient coal-fired power plants will be able to sell carbon offsets under the Kyoto Protocol, in an expansion of project eligibility under the carbon trading scheme, U.N. official Jose Miguez said.

World 13 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

FACTBOX - U.S. climate bill backs forest offsets

REUTERS - A compromise U.S. climate bill unveiled on Wednesday will allow between 500 million and up to one billion carbon offsets into an emissions trading scheme aimed at cutting U.S. greenhouse gas pollution.

World 25 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

EU launches '13 ban on disputed HFC carbon offsets

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive Commission has proposed banning from 2013 the most common types of carbon offsets, mostly from India and China, in order to boost money flowing to offset projects in the poorest countries.

World 05 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. forecasts less than 1 bln Kyoto offsets by 2012

LONDON (Reuters) - A United Nations agency on Wednesday cut its forecast for pre-2012 Kyoto Protocol carbon offsets, estimating for the first time that less than 1 billion tonnes will come to market before the climate pact expires.

World 05 Dec 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bali climate talks throw focus on Kyoto offsets

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) - Rich nations have less than a month to go before they must start meeting emissions caps under the Kyoto Protocol that aims to fight global warming.

World 03 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

Aid agencies plan CO2 offsets that also help poor

LONDON (Reuters) - From fuel-efficient stoves for displaced Congolese families to drought-resistant cashew trees in Brazil, some aid agencies offering carbon offset schemes want to marry emissions savings with help for people living with climate change.