Media Highlights

July 27, 2015
California businesses pay others to curb emissions (CALmatters/KPCC)

July 24, 2015
California’s offset market to face lingering supply drought (Carbon Pulse)

July 21, 2015
California’s early action offset backlog not shifting despite new ARB hires –sources (Carbon Pulse)

May 18, 2015
Invalidation Risk Still Shadows California Offsets Market (Ecosystem Marketplace)

April 29, 2015
Brown Orders Big Carbon Cuts (Los Angeles Business Journal)

April 4, 2015
L’adhésion de l’Ontario donnerait des ailes au marché du carbone (Le Devoir)

March 26, 2015
GOP senators object to climate planning directive for federal agencies (The Hill)

March 25, 2015
CCO3 supply will continue to rise in 2015, developers say (ICIS)

March 19, 2015
Le Québec et la Californie à la recherche de nouveaux partenaires (Le Devoir)

March 17, 2015
Hillsborough looks into carbon credits to generate conservation cash (Tampa Tribune)

February 27, 2015
California Offset Market Slow to Ramp Up (Ecosystem Marketplace)

February 18, 2015
There Are Still Promising Alternatives to Carbon Taxes (Brink News)

December 30, 2014
2014: The Year In Voluntary Carbon (Ecosystem Marketplace)

December 26, 2014
2014: The Year In Forest Carbon (Ecosystem Marketplace)

December 16, 2014
Yurok tribe hopes California’s cap-and-trade can save a way of life (Los Angeles Times)

November 21, 2014
Local Climate Change Initiatives Bring Local Benefits and Global Impacts (Huffington Post)

November 21, 2014
Mexican Indigenous Community Road Tests Forest Carbon Offset Project, With Help From Disney (Ecosystem Marketplace)

October 7, 2014
First mine methane project listed with ARB (World Coal Magazine)

August 19, 2014
California business groups warn of impending ‘hidden gas tax’ (AirTalk, KPCC)

June 14, 2014
EPA emissions limits? Brazil sees potential gains. (Christian Science Monitor)

June 2, 2014
Obama’s planned cap-and-trade rule may affect client policies (Insurance Business America)

May 22, 2014
Passion and Collaboration in the Nonprofit Sector  (Huffington Post)

April 29, 2014
California Welcomes Coal Mine Methane Emissions Reduction Projects (Ecosystem Marketplace)

April 9, 2014
California issues first forestry offsets for carbon market  (Reuters)

March 26, 2014
Climate Action Reserve Plans User-friendly Makeover of Urban Forest Protocol (Forest Carbon Portal)

March 12, 2014
A Sustainable Urban Forest Takes Root in Santa Monica (EDF California Dream 2.0)

February 11, 2014
Yurok Tribe Tosses Cap in Trade Ring (North Coast Journal)

January 17, 2014
Quebec’s New Carbon Market Slow At First, But Expected To Ramp Up (Ecosystem Marketplace)

November 18, 2013
California’s Cap-and-Trade Program — More Than Just a Solution for California (Huffington Post)

November 18, 2013
California Issues First Forest Carbon Offsets (Ecosystem Marketplace)

September 9, 2013
California To Put Buyers On The Hook For Forest Offsets (Ecosystem Marketplace)

August 16, 2013
ANALYSIS: ODS offset protocols yield fastest issuance under Climate Action Reserve (

August 1, 2013
The Three-Dollar Deal: What It Means To Be A Carbon Offset (

June 19, 2013
Building Confidence in Energy Savings Estimates to Unleash Energy Efficiency (NRDC Switchboard)

June 14, 2013
Future points to carbon trading (China Daily)

May 30, 2013
CAR, Insurer Parhelion Join Forces To Cover California Offset Invalidation Risk (Ecosystem Marketplace)

May 22, 2013
Insurance covers invalidation of Calif. carbon offset credits (Business Insurance)

April 22, 2013
Lost and Found in the American Carbon World (Triple Pundit)

January 28, 2013
San Francisco judge protects offset protocols in California’s cap-and-trade market (KPCC)

January 22, 2013
Area dairy puts cow manure to work (Turlock Journal)

December 17, 2012
Air Resources Board approves carbon offset registries (Sacramento Business Journal)

December 4, 2012
Five Things You Should Know About Ozone Depleting Substances in California’s Cap-and-Trade Program (Huffington Post)

November 19, 2012
California’s carbon market opens; Air Resources Board reports that auction sets allowance prices at $10.09 a ton (KPCC Southern California Public Radio)

November 13, 2012
FACTBOX – The nuts and bolts of California’s CO2 cap-and-trade program (Thomson Reuters Point Carbon)

November 13, 2012
A Market in Emissions Is Set to Open in California (New York Times)

October 2, 2012
Climate Action Reserve’s Gero previews next month’s California allowance auction (E&E TV)

September 28, 2012
Put Up a Paradise in That Paved Parking Lot (Huffington Post)

August 1, 2012
The New Trend in Exemplary Sportsmanship (Huffington Post)

July 16, 2012
Cap and Trade: One Piece of California’s Climate Puzzle (Huffington Post)

June 29, 2012
Coming to a field near you: Nitrogen reduction credits (Corn and Soybean Digest)

June 8, 2012
Carbon Offset Prices Vary Widely By Standard And Project Type: Study (Ecosystem Marketplace)

May 18, 2012
Registry starts accepting California CO2 offsets (Thomson Reuters Point Carbon)

May 18, 2012
Climate Action Reserve becomes first registry to begin accepting compliance offset projects for California’s cap-and-trade program (Ecosystem Marketplace Forest Carbon Portal)

May 12, 2012
Ed Begley Jr. joins prestigious Climate Action Reserve Board (Studio City Patch)

May 8, 2012
NHL Green, Sterling Planet to counterbalance carbon emissions associated with the 2012 Cup Playoffs (NHL Green)

May 7, 2012
California Presses Ahead (Environmental Finance – special thanks to Environmental Finance for permission to post this article)

April 25, 2012
Lawmakers To Wrangle Over How To Spend California’s Cap-and-Trade Billions (Forbes)

April 11, 2012
California braces for the complex world of carbon markets (KQED)

April 12, 2012
Nichols brushes aside doubts about California’s cap and trade system (AOL Energy)

April 2012
The California Climate Puzzle (Carbon Trading Magazine)

December 25, 2011
A farm lives high – and clean – off the hog (Los Angeles Times)

December 14, 2011
U.S. offset standard allows rice farming to earn CO2 credits (Point Carbon)

December 7, 2011
Can ‘Carbon Ranching’ Offset Emissions In Calif.? (NPR)

November 28, 2011
Reserve releases Mexican forest CO2 protocol, eyes California ETS (Point Carbon)

November 8, 2011
Reality Check: Six Questions You Should Ask About Your Carbon Offset (Huffington Post)

October 28, 2011
Analysis – High California CO2 prices to spur offset scramble (Reuters)

October 21, 2011
California Passes First State Cap-and-Trade Program in US (Treehugger)

October 21, 2011
California Adopts Limits on Greenhouse Gases (New York Times)

October 21, 2011
California becomes first state to adopt cap-and-trade program (Los Angeles Times)

October 20, 2011
Cap-and-trade emissions scheme expected to be approved by California (Guardian UK)

October 19, 2011
Preview: California carbon market rules expected to pass key vote (Point Carbon)

September 28, 2011
No demand for international offsets in California until 2015 (Point Carbon)

September 24, 2011
Robots Extract Coolant From Old Refrigerators (New York Times)

May 22, 2011
Hopefuls seek green in carbon offsets (San Diego Union-Tribune)

April 16, 2011
California on Starting the First U.S. Carbon Market (TreeHugger)

April 14, 2011
Schwarzenegger, Davis tout California’s commitment to fighting global warming (KPCC Southern California Public Radio)

February 25, 2011
Offset projects from ODS destruction: more than meets the eye (Point Carbon)

February 2011
People Profile: Gary Gero (Trading Carbon)

January 13, 2011
Californian allowances and offsets hit record high (Point Carbon)

December 31, 2010
Landfill turns waste into Green (The Daily Citizen)

December 21, 2010
Interview: California offset supply will be “tight” (Point Carbon)

December 17, 2010
California Approves Carbon Cap-and-Trade (Time)

December 17, 2010
California gives green light to carbon trade (Reuters)

December 16, 2010
California approves cap-and-trade plan (Point Carbon)

December 15, 2010
Here comes cap-and-trade – California style (AirTalk, KPCC, Southern California Public Radio)

November 29, 2010
Environmentalism in the 112th Congress (The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC New York Public Radio)

November 2010
What to Do About Waste (QSR)

November 8, 2010California sees ‘uptick’ in early-action buying (Point Carbon)

November 4, 2010
Despite backing from Texas oil refiners, Prop 23 loses by large margin
(KPCC, Southern California Public Radio)

October 29, 2010
California Doubles Carbon-Offset Use in Cap-and-Trade Plan to Meet Targets (Bloomberg)

October 29, 2010
Market praises California’s cap-and-trade design (Point Carbon)

October 29, 2010California boosts offset limit in cap-and-trade system (Point Carbon)

October 21, 2010California initiative would set back offset market: Gero (Point Carbon)

October 15, 2010
For Downtown Green Firm, a Catch-23
(Los Angeles Downtown News)

August 24, 2010
Arkansas ranks first as CAR offset project host (Point Carbon)

August 16, 2010
Reports of the death of the U.S. voluntary carbon market were exaggerated (ClimateWire)

August 5, 2010
Analizarán México y EU impacto del derrame petrolero (El Sol de México)

August 5, 2010
Negocia bonos verdes Mexico con California (Reforma)

August 5, 2010
Facilitáran el acceso a los créditos ‘verdes’ (Reforma)

July 2010
Food Waste Generates New Revenue Stream (College Planning & Management)

July 15, 2010
Climate group releases protocol to promote composting (American City & County)

July 5, 2010
Powering the Future: AB 32 Has Helped State Get Jump on Creating Green Jobs (LA Business Journal)

June 2, 2010
Mining Project Aims to Capture Methane (Wall Street Journal)

June 1, 2010
Google to Buy Carbon Offsets from Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project (Environmental Leader)

May 14, 2010
Early action offset provisions in US bill draw fire (Point Carbon)

May 10, 2010
Argus Interview – Q&A with Joel Levin (Argus)

March 11, 2010
Early California offset demand may outweigh supply (Point Carbon)

March 1, 2010
US offset supply grows 13% in ’09 (Point Carbon)

February 26, 2010
California approves new offset review guidelines (Point Carbon)

February 18, 2010
CRTs will count as early action: official (Point Carbon)

October 14, 2009
Do Offsets Really Help Reduce Emissions? (NPR)

October 12, 2009
Seeing the forest for the trees…and all the carbon they suck up (KPCC, Southern California Public Radio)

October 6, 2009
Firma Semarnat acuerdo para proteger a mariposa Monarca (Yahoo! En Espanol)

September 28, 2009
Voluntary carbon market ‘back to square one’ post-recession (ClimateWire)

September 25, 2009
California adopts forestry protocol (Point Carbon)

September 24, 2009
Calif. clean-air program designed to boost forests (AP)

September 23, 2009
Of Forest Management and Carbon Markets (The New York Times)

September 9, 2009
CAR extends forestry protocol (Carbon Finance)

September 3, 2009
Climate Action Reserve expands forest protocol (Point Carbon)

September 2, 2009
American Forests applauds approval of updated Forest Project Protocol (American Forests)

July 17, 2009
Offset confidence builds in US cap-and-trade market (Point Carbon)

July 15, 2009
Climate Action Reserve sets new rules (Ecosystem Marketplace)

July 6, 2009
North American offset registry accepts Mexican credits (Point Carbon)

June 30, 2009
Brain Vitamin: Carbon Offsets (Crosscurrents, KALW Public Radio)

June 18, 2009
Waxman-Markey early action provisions criticized as unclear (Energy Risk)

June 17, 2009
Demand surges for CRTs (Point Carbon)

June 12, 2009
Forest Salvation (Living on Earth, Public Radio)

May 26, 2009
Climate Action Reserve’s Gero discusses role of offsets registries under cap-and-trade (E&E TV)

May 13, 2009
Regulator expands energy panel to examine carbon trading (Energy Risk)

April 30, 2009
Climate Action Reserve brings on board Mexican official (Point Carbon)

March 29, 2009
Voluntary Offset Standards: Separating Land Mines from the Diamonds in the Rough (ClimateBiz)

February 2009
Corralling the cowboys (Environmental Finance)