“Carbon Crooks,” the compelling 2013 documentary on fraud in carbon markets and the failure of carbon trading to address climate change, is now available to U.S. viewers.
(January 12, 2012) The first of many trials to come involving carbon trading tax-frauds lands one group in jail, with an order to pay the French state a total of 43 million euros.
(February 19, 2011) The handout queue is growing, but when does transitional assistance become needless corporate welfare?
(February 17, 2011) Multiple platforms for auctioning European Union carbon permits from 2013 could make the EU’s emissions market even more complex, drive up transaction costs and further dent security, analysts said.
(February 10, 2011) Revenues could bring in billions for the government each year, which campaigners say should fund green projects.
(December 3, 2010) New York made $16.9 million in the latest auction of carbon dioxide credits, held this week under the cap-and-trade system known as Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. But it remains to be seen whether the money will go to the energy efficiency programs it is intended for.
(July 20, 2009) The system of trading carbon emissions at the heart of the ambitious low-carbon plan announced by the government last week is seriously flawed and close to becoming irrelevant, according to researchers behind a new analysis.