ANALYSIS: EU’s 2030 climate plan hits southern states while shielding the east

Published 15:16 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 15:16 on July 22, 2016  /  Climate Talks, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Europe’s 2030 climate plan for non-ETS sectors is likely to spur anger in southern countries as it ignores their overachievements while compensating eastern states and even allowing six nations to increase emissions. Read More

Disney in multi-million REDD+ VER deal with Cambodia

Published 22:39 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:39 on July 22, 2016  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, International, Other APAC, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The government of Cambodia, through a partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), has sold several million voluntary carbon credits from a REDD+ project to entertainment giant Disney, the parties announced on Friday. Read More

CN Markets: Last-minute deals wipe out Hubei CO2 price gains

Published 11:33 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:25 on July 22, 2016  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The CO2 price in Hubei’s emissions trading scheme was headed for its first increase in two weeks amid steady demand in Friday trade, but two small deals executed seconds before the market's close instead caused it to end at its limit-down of 1%. Read More

NZ Market: NZUs climb to fresh highs on steady demand

Published 09:38 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:39 on July 22, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

Spot prices in New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme climbed to new highs on Friday as the market made a fresh push to get past the NZ$18 level, where NZUs have lingered for the last two weeks. Read More

EU Market: EUAs dip amid ample supply to post 7.5% weekly loss

Published 17:23 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 17:23 on July 22, 2016  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon posted a 7.5% weekly loss as surveys pointed to a strong hit to the British economy that could curb industrial activity across the bloc. Read More

Fujian exchange wins licence to deal Chinese carbon offsets

Published 03:52 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:49 on July 22, 2016  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Friday granted the Haixia Equity Exchange in China’s Fujian province a licence to offer trade in Chinese Certified Emissions Reductions (CCERs). Read More

CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending July 22, 2016

Published 12:24 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 12:24 on July 22, 2016  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China's regional pilot carbon markets this week. Read More

Voluntary market data from CTX for July 22, 2016

Published 14:50 on July 22, 2016  /  Last updated at 14:50 on July 22, 2016  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX). Read More

Vattenfall completes transfer of lignite hedging book to EPH

Published 15:18 on July 21, 2016  /  Last updated at 15:18 on July 21, 2016  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Utility Vattenfall has completed the transfer of the large EU carbon allowance portfolio associated with its German lignite operations to new owner EPH, ending the risk of any market volatility over a hedging book thought to amount to around 8% of last year’s total ETS emissions. Read More

EU Market: EUAs remain unmoved despite power price gains

Published 17:31 on July 21, 2016  /  Last updated at 17:31 on July 21, 2016  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices had their narrowest trading range in five weeks on Thursday, barely budging despite the wider energy complex making EUA-buying a more tempting prospect for utilities. Read More

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