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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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China’s Hainan pushes on with plan for international carbon exchange

Published 09:28 on August 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:06 on August 9, 2019  /  Aviation, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Hainan province in southern China is working with state-owned power companies and others to establish itself as a carbon trading hub, pulling together domestic as well as international carbon traders.

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Hang Seng Electronics wins contract to build China carbon trading system

Published 14:38 on July 4, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:38 on July 4, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

Electronics firm Hang Seng has been awarded the contract to build the trading system for China’s national CO2 emissions trading scheme, putting the world’s biggest emitter on track to launching its carbon market in the second half of next year.

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Even a modest carbon price could make a difference in China, analysts say

Published 13:00 on July 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:45 on July 3, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A carbon price of around 50 yuan ($7.27) per tonne could be sufficient to help throttle new coal investments in China, especially in combination with other regulatory efforts to reduce the risks of new fossil fuel construction, according to an energy advisory group.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending June 28, 2019

Published 16:58 on June 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 16:58 on June 28, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

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

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Hong Kong investors line up deal to buy Chinese carbon trading firm

Published 09:00 on June 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:14 on June 28, 2019  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Three Hong Kong-listed investment companies have signed a memorandum of understanding with a Shanghai-based carbon trading firm that paves the way for them to take a majority stake in one of mainland China’s biggest emission traders.

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Beijing targets carbon neutral Winter Olympics with offsets, allowances

Published 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing have released a plan to minimise the event’s greenhouse gas footprint, including a goal to buy or ensure donations of local carbon offsets and ETS allowances to make up for any emissions that can’t be avoided.

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Chinese ex-official pans industry calls for more coal plants

Published 11:44 on June 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:44 on June 20, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

A former senior Chinese government official has rubbished claims from the power sector that the country must build more coal-fired power plants to avoid power shortages.

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China lays foundation for voluntary carbon market

Published 11:57 on June 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:55 on June 17, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China has for the first time laid out rules for carbon neutralising major events and activities, including defining which types of carbon credits would be eligible, a first step towards creating a voluntary GHG market in the world’s biggest-emitting nation.

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China issues tender to build national carbon trading platform

Published 11:01 on June 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:01 on June 13, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange has issued a tender seeking bids to build the trading platform for China’s national carbon market, one of the last pieces of the puzzle before the world’s biggest cap-and-trade programme can commence.

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