INTERNATIONAL CARBON RATINGS AGENCY LAUNCHED

BY KEITH NUTHALL

ENERGY companies have been offered a private service helping them certify initiatives to reduce their carbon emissions, maybe allowing them to seek funding from polluters and governments seeking carbon credits under Kyoto Protocol-linked schemes. A Carbon Ratings Agency has been launched at the London Stock Exchange, offering detailed assessments within the protocol's Clean Development Mechanism. *http://www.carbonratingsagency.com

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