Canadian oil sands production has grown rapidly in recent years, but are rising project costs and falling oil prices now jeopardising projects? Pauline McCallion investigates
You don't need to be brain surgeon to be a successful carbon trader, but it helps, Paul Ezekiel, managing director and head of carbon trading at Credit Suisse, tells Pauline McCallion
Many US states have ambitious renewable energy targets, but billions need to be spent on transmission infrastructure if this new power is to come on line. Susan Arterian Chang looks at the challenges involved in creating the interstate transmission highway...
The long-awaited link up of the European Union's emissions trading scheme with the Kyoto Protocol's carbon credit registry could take emissions trading to a new level, finds Katie Holliday
EasyETF listed both low carbon and global waste exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on NYSE Euronext today. The EasyETF Low Carbon 100 Europe offers investors exposure to 100 blue-chip European companies that have the smallest carbon footprint relative to their...
VeraSun Energy’s latest financing package may have given it the necessary relief to continue operations, but its bankruptcy filing indicates times are extremely tough for the ethanol industry, with more casualties expected, experts say.
Keydata International has launched its Renewable Energy Fund, offering returns generated by the development and operation of a range of small-scale Renewable Energy Power Plants (Repps) across Europe, covering the UK, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Spain.
Energy Insights, a energy consultancy company owned by global advisory firm IDC, has released an industry short list comparing IT companies who provide carbon management software to oil and gas companies, independent power producers, and utilities.
NYSE Arca has started trading 21 Claymore exchange-traded funds (ETFs) after they were transferred from NYSE Alternext US, the former American Stock Exchange. The 21 ETFs cover a range of underlying asset classes, from emerging market countries to water....
ETF Securities (ETFS) has listed the first carbon exchange-traded commodity (ETC) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) offering exposure to the carbon emissions allowance futures market for the first time in Europe. ETFS Carbon tracks the ICE ECX EUA Futures...
Goldman Sachs has bought an equity stake in Blue Source in a strategic alliance to market green house gas emission reductions in US.
The UK will be the first country in Europe to hold a carbon credit auction under phase II of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), the government announced today.
The United Nations climate change secretariat (UNFCCC) has announced that the International Transactional Log (ITL) of the Kyoto Protocol emissions reduction framework will connect with carbon registries from 26 EU countries from October 16.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order on October 9th permitting Chicago Mercantile (CME) to clear over-the-counter (OTC) ethanol contracts.
The Environment Committee of the European Parliament voted yesterday in favour of introducing new carbon capture and storage technology (CCS) for large power stations built from 2015 onwards.