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Australian forest project earns 356k carbon credits

Published 09:31 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:18 on September 18, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

A Queensland-based forest regeneration project has been awarded nearly 356,000 carbon credits in one of Australia’s biggest single offset issuances this year.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Sep. 15, 2017

Published 17:56 on September 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:32 on September 16, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

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

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Industry group backs offsets as part of Australia’s energy solution

Published 09:27 on September 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:58 on September 15, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

If Australia is going to continue its reliance on coal, it should mandate coal-fired generators to buy carbon offsets to keep the nation on track to meeting its Paris targets, an industry group said Friday.

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Australia PM pulled both ways on clean energy, carbon price

Published 10:32 on September 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:48 on September 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s ex-Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday piled more pressure on current PM Malcolm Turnbull to move away from a clean energy target to more coal, as yet another mining firm came out in favour of carbon pricing.

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Australia set to turn back on Clean Energy Target, go for coal

Published 11:35 on September 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 02:22 on September 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Amid threats of a party revolt, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull looks set to reject a proposed Clean Energy Target and opt instead for a mechanism more focused on coal.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Sep. 8, 2017

Published 18:16 on September 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:16 on September 8, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

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

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Waste projects get bulk of latest Australian offset issuance

Published 10:05 on September 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:53 on September 8, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Two landfill gas and waste treatment expert firms with a number of government delivery contracts received nearly all the carbon credits issued by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator this week.

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Investors frustrated over Australia’s latest push for coal

Published 10:37 on September 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:53 on September 6, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Investors will steer clear of putting money into Australia’s energy sector unless the government settles on an energy policy, an investor group said Wednesday in response to the prime minister’s push to extend the lifetime of one of the nation’s oldest coal power plants.

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Australia doubles down on coal even as industry plans shutdowns

Published 13:51 on September 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:00 on September 5, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday said his government is pushing for the extension of one of the country’s oldest coal power plants that owner AGL plans to close, casting further doubts over the Coalition’s willingness to implement policies to help meet its Paris Agreement obligations.

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Australia set to revamp barren soil carbon method

Published 12:01 on September 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:02 on September 4, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia on Monday proposed a revamp of its soil carbon initiative, which was once championed by lawmakers but which has yet to generate a single carbon credit.

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