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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Jul. 20, 2018

Published 11:09 on July 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:09 on July 20, 2018  /  China, 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 to open power market to major polluting industries

Published 10:46 on July 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:27 on July 19, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Four of China’s biggest industries will join the nation’s burgeoning power market, allowing them to negotiate prices bilaterally as part of the government’s market reform in a process deemed crucial for the chances of the national ETS to successfully cut the sector’s GHGs.

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Experts suggest carbon border measures against US as EU, China move closer on climate

Published 22:49 on July 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:49 on July 16, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, US  /  No Comments

The rest of the world should retaliate against the US’ escalating trade tariffs with carbon border adjustments rather than tit-for-tat countermeasures, according to researchers.

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Shanghai to auction 2 mln CO2 permits to ease ETS compliance process

Published 13:51 on July 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:55 on July 16, 2018  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Shanghai will offer 2 million carbon allowances in an additional auction on July 31 to help local emitters comply with the municipal cap-and-trade programme amid a dearth of supply.

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EU, China renew carbon trading partnership

Published 13:04 on July 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:16 on July 17, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The EU and China on Monday signed a strategic partnership that included a renewed commitment to cooperate on carbon markets, a further sign that China intends to go ahead with its national emissions trading scheme despite delays and government restructuring.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending July 13, 2018

Published 19:23 on July 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:23 on July 13, 2018  /  China, 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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Hong Kong to launch carbon crediting scheme for building sector

Published 10:15 on July 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:16 on July 13, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Hong Kong is planning to launch a carbon crediting scheme for its building sector that could generate 2.5 million allowances a year, and it is developing a blockchain-based trading platform to create a domestic market for the units, according to government officials.

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Expectations dim for functional Chinese carbon market before 2020 -survey

Published 13:18 on July 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:29 on July 10, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Fewer people believe China’s national carbon market will be fully operational this decade, a new survey has revealed, as policy risks and expectations of lower allowance prices fuel pessimism and hold back industry from making low-carbon investment.

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China CORSIA withdrawal reports inaccurate, official tells media

Published 17:49 on July 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:49 on July 9, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Reports that China has withdrawn from the voluntary first phases of the UN’s CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme are inaccurate, according to a representative of China’s delegation to ICAO.

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Mystery of illegal ozone-depleting emissions solved, say environmental investigators

Published 14:15 on July 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:39 on July 9, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Environmental sleuths have tracked down what they believe is the location of a large illegal source of ozone-destroying emissions.

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