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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Reports that China has withdrawn from the voluntary first phases of the UN’s CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme are inaccurate, according to a representative of China’s delegation to ICAO.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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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Jul. 6, 2018

Published 14:43 on July 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:43 on July 6, 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 launches trading scheme to tackle vehicle fuel efficiency, transport emissions

Published 10:11 on July 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:00 on July 6, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China has launched a trading scheme to improve fuel efficiency among car manufacturers, and to help boost the production of so-called new energy vehicles (NEVs) while cutting transport emissions, though the government’s own data shows the market will be oversupplied in its early years.

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China withdraws intention to participate in ICAO’s CORSIA aviation offset scheme

Published 17:44 on July 3, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:54 on July 3, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China has officially withdrawn its intention to participate in the UN’s CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme, Carbon Pulse has learned, dealing a massive blow to efforts to rein in the sector’s rising emissions.

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China outlines 2020 air pollution control targets

Published 15:17 on July 3, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:47 on July 3, 2018  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China outlined new targets in its extended anti-air pollution action plan on Tuesday, according to a State Council statement that included restrictions on industrial projects in heavily polluted cities that are also aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions.

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