Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary

Emissions trading


About the Cyberlibrary

The Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary was developed by Mick Kelly and Sarah Granich on behalf of the Stockholm Environment Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development, with sponsorship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

While every effort is made to ensure that information on this site, and on other sites that are referenced here, is accurate, no liability for loss or damage resulting from use of this information can be accepted.

Carbon Trade Watch
Carbon Trade Watch

Emissions trading — selected resources on the web

On the Web

Blue Carbon Portal
The Blue Carbon Portal brings together the latest knowledge and resources on the role of oceans as carbon sinks.

CantorCO2e is a leading global provider of financial services to the world’s environmental and green energy markets.

Carbon Trade Watch
Carbon Trade Watch monitors the impact of pollution trading upon environmental, social and economic justice.

Carbon trading glossary
Glossary on carbon commerce from Buying Solutions

Chicago Climate Exchange
The Chicago Climate Exchange is a self-regulatory exchange that administers a multi-national and multi-sectoral marketplace for reducing and trading greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate policy
Glossary on climate policy from Weathervane.

Emissions Marketing Association
The mission of the Emissions Marketing Association is to promote market-based trading solutions for environmental management and to serve its membership.

Emissions Trading Handbook
The Handbook is designed to be the resource of first reference on emissions trading. The Handbook walks through the emissions trading process step by step and is designed to provide a practical guide to environmental-based trading programmes. Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese.

European Climate Exchange
Europe's "premier tool" for trading carbon dioxide emissions offering advanced, low-cost and financially guaranteed tools for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.

European Union Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme
Official site of the European Union Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme, at the time of its launch, the largest multi-country, multi-sector trading scheme worldwide.

International Emissions Trading Association
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) aims to be the premier voice for the business community on emissions trading. Its objectives are: to promote an integrated view of the emissions trading system; to participate in the design and implementation of national and international rules and guidelines; and to provide the most up-to-date and credible source of information on emissions trading and greenhouse gas market activity.

Point Carbon
Thomson Reuters Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for European and global power, gas and carbon markets.

Autogenerated: 15 May 2015

Bright Ideas

GE cuts solar costs

General Electric plans to cut solar installation costs by half

Project 90 by 2030

Project 90 by 2030 supports South African school children and managers reduce their carbon footprint through its Club programme

Smart street lighting

Bath & North East Somerset Council in the United Kingdom has installed smart LED carriageway lighting that automatically adjusts to light and traffic levels

Longwood Gardens

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Public Gardens Association are mounting an educational exhibit at Longwood Gardens showing the link between temperature and planting zones

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

The energy-efficient Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel is powered by renewable and sustainable sources, including integrated solar photovoltaics and guest-powered bicycles

El Hierro

El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands, plans to generate 80 per cent of its energy from renewable sources

Remarkables Primary School green roof

The green roof on the Remarkables Primary School in New Zealand reduces stormwater runoff, provides insulation and doubles as an outdoor classroom

Weather Info for All

The Weather Info for All project aims to roll out up to five thousand automatic weather observation stations throughout Africa


SolSource turns its own waste heat into electricity or stores it in thermal fabrics, harnessing the sun's energy for cooking and electricity for low-income families

Wave House

The Wave House uses vegetation for its architectural and environmental qualities, and especially in terms of thermal insulation

Mbale compost-processing plant

The Mbale compost-processing plant in Uganda produces cheaper fertilizer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Frito-Lay Casa Grande

At Casa Grande, Frito-Lay has reduced energy consumption by nearly a fifth since 2006 by, amongst other things, installing a heat recovery system to preheat cooking oil

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Updated: May 15th 2015