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EU ETS reforms still in the balance as UK may seek further Brexit concessions -sources

Published 16:23 on November 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:03 on November 21, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The post-2020 EU ETS reform bill remains in the balance a day ahead of a crunch vote as the UK may seek to extract further guarantees that its share of 2018 EU carbon allowances will be valid for compliance, according to sources close to the process on Tuesday.

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EU Market: EUAs climb back from 3-week low as ETS Brexit-proofing battle rages on

Published 20:21 on November 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:21 on November 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices recovered after hitting a three-week low early Monday, as worries circulated that the UK government would attempt to torpedo the post-2020 EU ETS reform agreement this week in protest over punitive measures being levied on it by the bloc.

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Brussels backs down over Brexit-proofing EU ETS plan, leaked draft suggests

Published 18:12 on November 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:26 on November 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Brussels has backed down over its ‘Brexit-proofing’ plan that would have rendered new British carbon allowances worthless from next year, according to a leaked draft, which could reduce the chances that the post-2020 EU ETS reform bill will be blocked by a defiant UK and other member states this week.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: In Bonn, progress on markets hampered by gridlock on everything else

Published 14:42 on November 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:42 on November 20, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Americas aren’t named for Christopher Columbus, but for his map-maker, Amerigo Vespucci, who first figured out that Brazil is a pretty big part of the New World – something to keep in mind as climate negotiators sketch out the map for implementing the Paris Agreement.

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CP Daily: COP23 Special

Published 13:17 on November 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:35 on November 20, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN climate talks held in Bonn, Germany from Nov. 6-17 made modest progress on a number of technical issues including rules underpinning global carbon trading under the Paris Agreement, but a great deal of work remains ahead of next year’s deadline to complete the 2015 pact’s rule book.

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UK may pull support for EU ETS reform if it doesn’t get its way on Brexit -sources

Published 20:05 on November 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 06:28 on November 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The UK could withdraw its support for the post-2020 EU ETS reform deal unless other member states back its alternative ‘Brexit-proofing’ measure, sources said, though the last-ditch move may have only an outside chance of severely delaying the bill that’s been two years in the making.

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EU Market: EUAs ease despite bullish energy, hold on to 1.1% weekly gain

Published 19:22 on November 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:41 on November 17, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon eased on Friday despite bullish energy fundamentals, ending the week with a 1.1% weekly gain as EUAs continued to oscillate between €7 and €8.

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COP23: UN negotiators get ahead of themselves in Bonn CO2 trade talks

Published 18:00 on November 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:26 on November 17, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Negotiations on global carbon trade under the Paris Agreement edged ahead of other strands of the UN climate talks over two weeks in Bonn, boosting confidence that countries and companies seeking to use international CO2 deals will have rules in place well ahead of the pact’s 2020 start.

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COP23: 25 nations, sub-nationals join UK-Canada coal exit alliance

Published 19:23 on November 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:44 on November 17, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Some 25 national and sub-national jurisdictions have joined a global alliance forged by the UK and Canada to encourage a transition from unabated coal-fired power to cleaner alternatives, with the founding nations seeking to reach 50 members within a year.

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EU Market: EUAs shed 2.5%, pointing to potential bearish reversal

Published 18:27 on November 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:27 on November 16, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon shed 2.5% on Thursday, giving back much of the previous day’s 4% gains as sellers dumped units after prices failed to top €7.80 for the second time in as many days.

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