Molly Peters-Stanley: Archive
July 21, 2011 Comment
Today, the American Carbon Registry (ACR) and the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) announced that carbon offsets adhering to ACR standard are now recognized for use by ICROA members.
March 29, 2011 Comment
Even as the voluntary carbon market is enamored with the risk and potential gains from engaging compliance systems, occasionally it receives a gentle reminder that the voluntary customers that launched this market are still out there. The winners of the American Carbon Registry's recent program-level awards give readers a 360 look at some recent examples of innovation in the voluntary carbon market.
March 14, 2011 Comment
Panelists taking part in an early morning plenary session of IETA's Carbon Forum North America might have been surprised by the high level of attendance at the 8:30 AM session. It turns out that IETA organizers know exactly how to...
December 9, 2010 Comment
Talks around land use continued to go sideways or run up against roadblocks as negotiators felt the pressure of the countdown to the COP finale.
November 18, 2010 Comment
Nations, states and sub-national governments are planting domestic capital - monetary and political - into stand-alone actions that could school Cancun negotiators on the shape of a future climate compact.
August 27, 2010 Comment
After a slow summer, the voluntary carbon market is picking up its step to waltz into fall - this month seeing some unlikely partners, new methodologies and market mechanisms stepping onto the floor.
July 31, 2010 Comment
With the fall of the US federal climate bill, eyes are shifting west to California's Air Resources Board (ARB) as it nears the November release of its cap-and-trade regulations under AB32. On Friday, the Board met with stakeholders about inclusion...
July 29, 2010 1 Comment
Earlier this year, critics were concerned about the replacement of regional emissions trading schemes with a weaker federal climate bill. Now it seems regional schemes may be the only game in town until the Senate again picks up the carbon...
June 19, 2010 Comment
In a conference room with an inspiring view of Washington DC's, ah, monumental highlights, Ecosystem Marketplace and Bloomberg New Energy Finance officially launched the latest iteration of the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets series. "Building Bridges: State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2010" was presented by Kate Hamilton of Ecosystem Marketplace and Milo Sjardin of Bloomberg New Energy Finance alongside an expert panel including report sponsors.
March 19, 2010 2 Comments
From the inauguration of the Kyoto Protocol to the explosion of carbon offsets to "climategate" - clearly the, ah, climate for environmental finance has undergone interminable change over the last decade. Nevertheless, carbon professionals continue to convene for spring conference season, starting with the Wall Street Green Trading Summit (WSGTS), March 23 - 24 in New York City and then Point Carbon's Navigating the American Carbon World, April 14 - 16.
January 16, 2010 Comment
December 6, 2009 Comment