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Analysts see China ETS in balance in first year

Published 11:10 on June 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:37 on June 27, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s national emissions trading scheme is likely to be roughly in balance in its first year due to the planned allocation process, but there are some distortions that could leave companies vulnerable to carbon leakage, said analysts at Thomson Reuters.

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CARBON FORWARD 2017: Super Early Bird 20% discount ends June 30

Published 16:12 on June 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:15 on June 26, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**Save €200 with the Super Early Bird discount – Register by Friday** – CARBON FORWARD 2017 takes place Sep. 26-28 in Canary Wharf, London. The two-day conference (Sep. 27-28) is being held at the 5-star Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel, while the venue for the pre-conference Training Day (Sep. 26) is nearby and will be announced shortly.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending June 23, 2017

Published 15:07 on June 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:33 on June 23, 2017  /  China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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China central govt assigns responsibilities for executing ETS launch

Published 10:32 on June 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:48 on June 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s central government on Wednesday assigned tasks to specific government organisations in relation to launching the ETS and other climate policies, a move designed to speed up the execution of the programmes.

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CN Markets: Guangdong sees 100% compliance record for third straight year

Published 14:20 on June 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:20 on June 20, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

All 244 companies covered by the Guangdong emissions trading scheme surrendered enough permits to cover their 2016 emissions, meeting Tuesday’s compliance deadline, the provincial government said.

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ANALYSIS: Policy tangles enveloping China’s environmental markets

Published 12:58 on June 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:31 on June 16, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s launch of a new green certificate scheme and a raft of other planned environmental markets risk diluting the value of carbon offsets so long as the government stays silent on how these policies will be coordinated.

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Official stresses need for stable China ETS while issuing warning to speculators

Published 09:29 on June 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:03 on June 16, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China will make sure its national emissions trading scheme starts in a stable manner, a senior government official said Friday, declining to offer any further information on the market’s rules or start date but sending a warning to speculators.

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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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NGO warns of offset credibility threat to China’s carbon market

Published 15:34 on June 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:59 on June 9, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

As many as 52.7 million offsets potentially issued every year in China are of dubious quality and could threaten the integrity of the nation’s fledgling emissions market if they are allowed in the national ETS, environmental campaigners warned on Friday.

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