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POLL: Analysts jack up EUA price estimates following European Parliament vote

Published 05:00 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 02:48 on February 27, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Analysts surveyed by Carbon Pulse have raised their estimates for EUA carbon prices in the final few years of Phase 3 (2013-2020) by as much as 18% following this month’s European Parliament’s vote on post-2020 EU ETS reforms. Read More
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EU nations push ETS reform ideas ahead of crunch meet

Published 09:18 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:21 on February 27, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Several EU member states have outlined particular lines on post-2020 ETS reforms a day ahead of a crunch meeting where the bloc’s environment ministers will aim to reach a united stance to begin final negotiations with other EU institutions. Read More
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CDM board delves deeper into voluntary market to save its struggling scheme

Published 19:24 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:24 on February 27, 2017  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The CDM’s executive board has decided to reach out to companies involved in voluntary offsetting and wider corporate responsibility efforts in an attempt to shore up more appetite for CERs, which continue to languish below €0.30 amid scarce demand. Read More
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China plans green investment banks to drive clean funding

Published 09:26 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:32 on February 27, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China will set up one or two national green development funds and a number of provincial ones to help attract private investments into projects that cut pollution and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the People’s Bank of China’s chief economist said Monday. Read More
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Australia sees record low project registration as market turns back on ERF

Published 09:21 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:27 on February 27, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

A record low number of new carbon-cutting projects have registered ahead of Australia’s next Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction, causing observers to question whether the mechanism could be revived even if the government were to top up funding. Read More
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EU Market: EUAs defy bullish predictions to sink below support levels

Published 19:37 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:41 on February 27, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices gave back much of the previous week's gains on Monday in defiance of bullish analyst projections, falling below several technical supports. Read More
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EEX, Belektron team up to offer EU carbon auction access to smaller emitters

Published 10:26 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:26 on February 27, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

More smaller and medium-sized installations and aircraft operators will be able to access to the EU’s regular carbon allowance auctions under a partnership announced Monday by German energy exchange EEX and Slovenia-based trading house Belektron. Read More
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ClimateCare partners with Gold Standard as voluntary market broadens across development goals

Published 12:39 on February 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:01 on February 27, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Non-profit certifier Gold Standard has partnered with UK-based project developer ClimateCare to help it promote to companies a new standard for projects that will apply across all types of climate and development goals. Read More
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Germany urged to move on ETS reform as EU envoys add debate time to clinch deal

Published 17:39 on February 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:39 on February 24, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Germany is being singled out for blocking progress on reaching a position among EU nations on post-2020 ETS reforms, as negotiators carve out more time to try to reach a deal next week. Read More
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EU Market: EUAs hit 1-month high, notch 8.2% weekly gain

Published 18:21 on February 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:21 on February 24, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices finished slightly higher on Friday, notching an 8.2% weekly gain after testing a new technical resistance level and one-month high near €5.50. Read More

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