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China’s HFC-23 producers gear up for annual pay-out, as subsidies continue to eclipse lost CER revenues

Published 12:16 on March 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:16 on March 20, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Carbon credits from HFC-23 projects were banned from most of the world’s carbon markets in 2013 amid concerns over market manipulation, but Chinese HFC-23 projects still earn almost twice as much as projects still selling UN-issued offsets thanks to a government subsidy programme.

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China MPs call on govt to speed ETS launch, merge CO2 with energy consumption trade

Published 09:22 on March 14, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:04 on March 14, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Delegates at China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) have urged the government to speed up the launch of the national emissions trading scheme and merge it with the planned energy consumption trading system.

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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2018 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:37 on May 14, 2018  /  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, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Carbon Forward conference and training day. Spend two days with top experts, players, and decision-makers from the global carbon markets as they address today’s most attractive opportunities and pressing challenges. And join us for the EU ETS pre-conference training day organised by carbon market experts Redshaw Advisors, where you will learn how to effectively manage your carbon risk ahead of the looming overhaul of the bloc’s emissions trading scheme.

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Data shows cut-price, opaque bilateral deals makes up most of Beijing’s carbon trade

Published 09:40 on February 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:48 on February 12, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

As much as two-thirds of the volume traded in Beijing’s emissions trading scheme last year went through as bilateral deals, with prices less than half the levels on the local carbon exchange.

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Shanghai to resume offset trade on Feb. 6

Published 10:24 on February 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:34 on February 5, 2018  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Shanghai Energy and Environment Exchange will resume trade in carbon offsets on Feb. 6 after having suspending deals for over a month.

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ANALYSIS: CORSIA’s wide-door offset policy may give airlines fewer clues on costs

Published 23:00 on January 31, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:03 on January 31, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Multiple offset certifiers expect to meet required standards for the global CORSIA aviation offset scheme, potentially resulting in a fragmented market that will give airlines more supply options but less idea of cost.

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China backs forest carbon projects as poverty alleviation tool

Published 10:40 on January 26, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:35 on January 26, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

Forest carbon projects would create job opportunities in less-developed regions and could play a part in achieving China’s twin targets of eradicating poverty and building an ecological civilization, according to a new government plan.

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ICIS cancels China offset assessment over lack of market progress

Published 12:58 on January 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:11 on January 22, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

Analysts ICIS on Tuesday cancelled their weekly price assessment of Chinese carbon offsets as the credits are unlikely to trade in the national emissions trading scheme for several years.

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China hands over carbon offset registry management to Beijing exchange -sources

Published 08:39 on January 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:20 on January 19, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China has handed over the responsibility of running the nation’s offset registry to the Beijing Environment Exchange, but has yet to give final approval for reopening issuance of new carbon credits, according to several sources familiar with the matter.

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Global CO2 trading volume up 5% in 2017, value up 22% as major markets extend rules -analysts

Published 15:03 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:26 on January 19, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Global traded carbon volumes rose 5% in 2017 to 6.3 billion tonnes of CO2e while the overall value of the markets climbed 22% to €41 billion ($33.5 billion), the Point Carbon analysts at Thomson Reuters said in a market review published Thursday.

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