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California senator urges ARB to oppose Tropical Forest Standard

Published 23:51 on August 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:39 on August 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB should not endorse its Tropical Forest Standard (TFS) next month because sector-based REDD offsets lack environmental and social integrity and fail to address the root causes of deforestation, a state senator said, potentially opening a bicameral rift over the already divisive issue.

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California grants 3.1 mln offsets as CCO-0 supply swells

Published 23:24 on August 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:24 on August 14, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB dished out over 3.1 million California Carbon Offsets (CCOs) this week in the second largest issuance of 2019, as the number of credits without invalidation periods climbed by over 10%.

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WCI 2020 carbon floor price on track for $16.68 as inflation creeps up

Published 16:48 on August 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:16 on August 15, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday that year-over-year inflation edged higher in July, setting up a potential WCI carbon price floor of $16.68 next year.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – Stick or twist: investors came to the EU ETS, but will they go?

Published 17:24 on August 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:47 on August 12, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – The 4th annual Carbon Forward conference & training day features a dedicated stream focused on the EU carbon market from an investor perspective.

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California’s PG&E outlines details on PPAs ahead of bankruptcy hearing

Published 18:53 on August 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:53 on August 9, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) will account for all existing power purchase agreements (PPAs) in its reorganisation plan as it seeks to finalise a proposal by mid-2020, according to a pre-hearing filing.

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Provincial offset protocol list for Canadian OBPS could be delayed till fall, sources say

Published 15:46 on August 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:49 on August 9, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Canadian government may push back releasing a list of provincial offset protocols eligible under the federal ‘backstop’ output-based pricing system (OBPS) due to delays with several jurisdictions, sources told Carbon Pulse.

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NA Markets: WCI steps down as RGGI hits five-month low

Published 22:29 on August 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:41 on August 9, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices dropped on the secondary market this week ahead of the quarterly WCI auction, while RGGI allowances (RGAs) plumbed a five-month low as compliance entities took advantage of the price drop.

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British Columbia finance committee calls for review of carbon tax

Published 17:25 on August 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:50 on August 9, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The British Columbia Assembly should review its C$40/tonne carbon price as part of a comprehensive evaluation of the Canadian province’s taxation system, a legislative committee said on Wednesday.

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Alberta carbon tax lawsuit honing in on national concern argument

Published 22:47 on August 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:47 on August 7, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Alberta’s lawsuit against the federal ‘backstop’ CO2 tax will focus more closely on the national concern branch of the Canadian constitution than previous Conservative-led legal challenges, while also arguing that strategies other than a minimum carbon pricing standard can drive GHG reductions.

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Fourteen offset programmes apply for ICAO’s CORSIA aviation mechanism

Published 23:52 on August 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:02 on August 7, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN aviation body ICAO’s expert panel will consider 14 emissions unit programme applications for the global offsetting mechanism CORSIA, with the submissions ranging from Kyoto era offset programmes and REDD initiatives to jurisdictional schemes in China, the Middle East, and Poland.

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