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China’s Fujian issues 658,000 forest carbon credits

Published 12:23 on November 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:07 on November 18, 2019  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Fujian province has issued 658,000 forest carbon credits to state-owned forest farms, a move aimed at bringing in revenue for the local forestry industry as the credits are sold to participants in the provincial emissions trading scheme.

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ANALYSIS: Experts divided on CORSIA aviation offset supply estimates, with CDM renewal risk in focus

Published 20:18 on November 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:18 on November 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Experts are differing greatly on the potential supply of eligible carbon credits that could be available under ICAO’s global aviation offset scheme, and specifically on the amount of available CDM units, which are poised to play a key role.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Nov. 15, 2019

Published 11:02 on November 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:02 on November 15, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

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

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Green Climate Fund approves its first Chinese project

Published 07:57 on November 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:38 on November 14, 2019  /  China, International  /  No Comments

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) board on Thursday approved a $100 million loan to an Asian Development Bank-led project in China’s Shandong province against the votes of the US and Japan, the first time the fund has backed a Chinese project.

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China’s Tianjin to extend, expand emissions trading market

Published 02:12 on November 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:32 on November 14, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Tianjin municipal government is circulating draft regulations for public comment that would extend the life of its emissions trading scheme by five years, and is also planning to expand coverage to align with the long-term plans for the national cap-and-trade programme.

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GCF approves funding for host of forest carbon projects

Published 10:05 on November 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:40 on November 13, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Green Climate Fund board on Wednesday approved $308 million in funding for new projects, of which over 40% will go to forest carbon projects, although the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation withdrew an application for a controversial REDD bond scheme.

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Shanghai to auction 2 mln permits on ETS compliance deadline day

Published 02:17 on November 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:52 on November 11, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Shanghai will auction 2 million CO2 allowances on Nov. 29 to participants in its emissions trading scheme, which face their deadline for complying with 2018 obligations later that day.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Nov. 8, 2019

Published 11:05 on November 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:05 on November 8, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

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

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EXCLUSIVE – Developers Assemble: EcoSecurities alumni regroup to relaunch iconic offset firm for new era of carbon markets

Published 21:39 on November 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:54 on November 8, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

EcoSecurities, one of the most iconic developers of the offset project boom of the 2000s, is being relaunched by a team of its alumni and co-founders, Carbon Pulse has learned, gearing up to trailblaze once again in a new era of international carbon markets.

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Observers expect China to opt for softer ETS pathway for coal facilities

Published 14:20 on November 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:17 on November 7, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China is likely to opt for the less ambitious of two options for coal-fired power plants under its national cap-and-trade programme next year amid pushback from industry, according to observers.

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