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EU nations align with Brussels on keeping international flights out of ETS

Published 12:38 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:50 on June 21, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

EU nations have agreed a position largely in line with a Brussels plan to extend the suspension of extra-European aviation emissions from the EU ETS until ICAO’s global CORSIA regulation is evaluated.

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Productivity Commission urges HK govt to chase carbon trading benefits, own market or not

Published 10:51 on June 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:45 on June 21, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Other APAC  /  No Comments

The Hong Kong government should consider whether to set up its own emissions trading scheme or join mainland China’s market, according to a report by the HK Productivity Commission, which said that regardless, the financial centre should seek out the benefits of positioning itself as a hub for CO2 trading.

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CARBON FORWARD 2017: Draft programme released

Published 17:34 on June 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:19 on June 13, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

We’re excited to release the draft programme for this year’s Carbon Forward 2017 conference and training day.

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Switzerland takes another step towards EU ETS link with aviation data rules

Published 12:45 on June 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:45 on June 5, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland has taken another step towards integrating aviation emissions into its domestic carbon market and linking the scheme to the EU ETS.

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Voluntary carbon trade tumbles 25% as Paris Agreement clouds future role -report

Published 13:22 on May 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:45 on June 21, 2017  /  Aviation, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Trading volume in the voluntary carbon market fell 25% last year and average prices dropped to a record low as companies stalled on offset strategies in the wake of a new global climate agreement that leaves their role in doubt.

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IETA members expect UK exit from EU ETS, but spread of global emissions markets -survey

Published 11:46 on May 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:40 on May 24, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, EU ETS, International, Shipping, US  /  No Comments

Six out of 10 respondents in the International Emissions Trading Association’s market sentiment survey expect the UK to drop out of the EU ETS, but most are optimistic that new markets will emerge globally driven by China and the aviation sector.

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CARBON FORWARD 2017: The agenda for this year’s event is taking shape…

Published 15:44 on May 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:46 on May 23, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Bavardage, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South Korea, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Following the immense success of the inaugural Carbon Forward 2016 conference and training day, this year Carbon Forward 2017 will delve deeper into the issues affecting companies with exposure to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and other carbon markets worldwide.

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ALLCOT’s Voluntary Carbon Market Report – May 2017

Published 10:44 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:03 on July 5, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

In this month’s issue, ALLCOT looks at a reported rise in demand for CP1 CERs and what it means for VERs, plus they examine a new policy brief from The Gold Standard that suggests the development of NDCs risks marginalising carbon offsetting.

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Carbon market expects to avoid Trump backfire -survey

Published 09:00 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:19 on May 18, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  1 Comment

Most global carbon market participants don’t expect the Trump presidency to directly impact international emissions markets, according to an annual survey by Thomson Reuters, although more respondents than before said CO2 markets are doing little to cut emissions.

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ICAO opens talks on offsets with World Bank REDD programme

Published 17:37 on May 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:02 on July 5, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN aviation body ICAO is in talks with the World Bank-led Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) as part of the agency’s ongoing work into whether REDD credits could be allowed into its CORSIA global offset scheme.

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