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EU Market: EUAs hit fresh high after most well-bid auction in 3 months

Published 11:15 on May 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:02 on May 23, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices extended a one-month high early on Monday after the EU’s spot auction attracted the highest oversubscription rate since Feb. 20, as traders piled into the sale ahead of an upcoming three-sale pause.

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EU Market: EUAs post 8.7% weekly gain after hitting 1-month high

Published 17:49 on May 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:49 on May 19, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices rose for a fourth straight day on Friday to post an 8.7% weekly gain on the back of buying from both utilities and speculators.

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Chances fade for swift EU ETS reform deal as lawmakers jostle

Published 17:47 on May 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:57 on May 19, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Agreement on post-2020 EU ETS reforms will “most probably” not happen before July because lawmakers have been unable to agree on a schedule of meetings.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for May 19, 2017

Published 09:37 on May 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:37 on May 19, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) is delighted to be a Gold Member at this year’s Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona alongside parent company Global Environmental Markets (GEM). Read about CTX’s key appearances at the event.

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UN climate negotiators plough on as US withdrawal prospect overshadows details

Published 20:58 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:16 on May 19, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

The UN’s intersessional climate talks wrapped up on Thursday after making incremental progress on a Paris Agreement rulebook, with observers drawing hope from emerging details of efforts by major economies to counter the impact of a potential US withdrawal from the process.

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EU Market: EUAs gain nearly 4% on another strong auction, breached technicals

Published 19:53 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:02 on May 18, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs rose for a third straight session on Thursday as another strong auction pushed carbon above a technical level that can precede further gains.

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ALLCOT’s Voluntary Carbon Market Report – May 2017

Published 10:44 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:44 on May 18, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

In this month’s issue, ALLCOT looks at a reported rise in demand for CP1 CERs and what it means for VERs, plus they examine a new policy brief from The Gold Standard that suggests the development of NDCs risks marginalising carbon offsetting.

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Carbon market expects to avoid Trump backfire -survey

Published 09:00 on May 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:19 on May 18, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  1 Comment

Most global carbon market participants don’t expect the Trump presidency to directly impact international emissions markets, according to an annual survey by Thomson Reuters, although more respondents than before said CO2 markets are doing little to cut emissions.

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EU Market: EUAs inch higher as traders brace for auction pause

Published 19:11 on May 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:11 on May 17, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices rose for the second straight day as the auctions continued to show signs of strong demand from buyers ahead of a three-day pause in sales.

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Macron names environmental champion as France’s new ecology and energy minister

Published 19:08 on May 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:23 on May 18, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Incoming French President Emmanuel Macron has named France’s top environmental campaigner and former TV presenter and journalist as his new ecology and energy minister.

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