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EU Market: EUAs dip for third straight day after weak auction

Published 19:53 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:53 on October 23, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices dropped for the third consecutive session on Monday after a weak auction and as some observers identified the potential for further falls.

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Russian firm issues carbon credits via blockchain platform

Published 19:16 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:16 on October 23, 2017  /  Africa, Aviation, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Russian chemical company Khimprom has become the first domestic firm to get emission reductions certified, registered and issued on blockchain as part of a private sector-led effort to build a carbon trading hub in the country.

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Four UK utilities urge extension of Britain’s carbon price floor

Published 11:43 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:49 on October 23, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Four utilities have urged the UK to extend the country’s carbon floor price into the 2020s, pressuring the government to give clarity on its policy in a budget statement due next month.

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EEX, Beijing carbon exchange team up to pave way for international firms in China carbon market

Published 11:04 on October 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:51 on October 23, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA  /  No Comments

German energy exchange EEX and the China Beijing Environment Exchange (CBEEX) have partnered to find a way for foreign firms to trade in China’s emerging carbon market, the companies announced Monday.

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EU Market: EUAs drift further from 21-month peak but still manage 3.4% weekly rise

Published 20:04 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:05 on October 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices dipped again on Friday to leave the benchmark contract further away from its 21-month high reached early in the previous session, but it still managed a 3.4% weekly gain.

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ALLCOT’s Voluntary Carbon Market Report – October 2017

Published 17:56 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:56 on October 20, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Conversations, EMEA, International, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

In the end-user marketplace, prices have remained fairly steady for most standards and project types, according to market sources.

*This article is available to Carbon Pulse subscribers and free account holders (ex-trialists)*

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Polish PM threatens to take EU ETS reforms to bloc’s leaders, as others push for more ambition

Published 17:10 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:38 on October 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said she will raise the issue of climate policy at December’s EU leaders’ summit if the concluding post-2020 EU ETS reform process fails to allocate the country adequate compensation for transitioning away from coal.

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Global CO2 emissions steady in 2016, extending plateau into third year -report

Published 17:04 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:04 on October 20, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Other APAC, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

Growth in global CO2 emissions remained stalled for a third straight year in 2016, according to an annual assessment by the EU’s Joint Research Centre and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.

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BRIEFING: A deep dive into the EU ETS Brexit-proofing measure and its market risks

Published 14:48 on October 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:48 on October 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Carbon Pulse examines in-depth the EU’s efforts to protect its carbon market from the effects of an uncoordinated UK exit, breaking down the amendment, mapping its next steps, and examining how it could impact EUA prices, ETS participants and other stakeholders.

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ANALYSIS: Netherlands CO2 price floor seen unlikely to spur expansion across western Europe

Published 23:19 on October 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:26 on October 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The Netherlands’ move to impose a carbon price floor on its power sector may give the Dutch a clearer conscience on climate action, but it is unlikely to prove effective at reducing EU emissions because neighbouring countries are not expected to follow suit.

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