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World needs much higher carbon prices to meet 2C target, say renowned economists

Published 14:03 on May 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:06 on May 29, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, EMEA, EU ETS, International, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

The world needs carbon prices of at least around $40-80/tonne in 2020 and $50-100 in 2030 to keep global temperatures from rising above 2 degrees C, according to a report led by two renowned economists and backed by the World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC).

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European steel CEOs urge EU Council to adopt Parliamentary post-2020 ETS reforms to protect industry

Published 13:55 on May 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:55 on May 29, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A group of 76 CEOs from Europe’s steel industry on Monday urged EU leaders to back several of the European Parliament’s ETS reforms and to not burden the sector to with high costs that will constrict investment and increase the risk of job losses and plant closures.

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EU Market: EUAs lift clear of €5 to 7-week high amid auction break

Published 17:12 on May 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:12 on May 26, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices broke above the €5.00 mark on Friday to surge to their highest in nearly two months in the absence of government auctions.

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EU Market: EUAs match 1-mth high of €5.00 as auction pause begins

Published 20:38 on May 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:38 on May 25, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices lifted to test Monday’s one-month peak of €5.00 on Thursday in sparse holiday trade that signals the start of a rare three sessions without government auctions.

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EU Market: EUAs reverse losses to target €5 again ahead of auction hiatus

Published 19:48 on May 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:48 on May 24, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon prices clawed back all of the previous day’s losses to leave prices within reach of Monday’s one-month peak of €5.00, as the market enters a scheduled three-day auction pause while approaching the slower summer trading period.

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Hasty British exit from EU ETS could hit carbon prices -analysts

Published 11:52 on May 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:10 on May 25, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUA prices could slip by over €1 if the UK gives little warning of its ETS exit plans, with the bearish impact dampened by industry hoarding and increased buying from continental emitters, according to analysts.

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IETA members expect UK exit from EU ETS, but spread of global emissions markets -survey

Published 11:46 on May 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:40 on May 24, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, EU ETS, International, Shipping, US  /  No Comments

Six out of 10 respondents in the International Emissions Trading Association’s market sentiment survey expect the UK to drop out of the EU ETS, but most are optimistic that new markets will emerge globally driven by China and the aviation sector.

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EU Market: EUAs slip from month-high after failed attempt to top €5, weaker auction

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

EU carbon prices slipped back from a one-month high in a spate of selling on Tuesday, ending a run of five consecutive daily gains amid what appeared to be some profit-taking and after a government auction showed signs of weaker demand.

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Value of world’s carbon pricing schemes edges up year-on-year while govt revenues drop -report

Published 18:10 on May 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:24 on May 24, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

The combined value of the world’s carbon markets and CO2 tax regimes rose by 7% in 2017, with eight new pricing initiatives helping to nearly double the total number over the past five years, but government revenues have dropped by some 15%, according to a new report published Tuesday.

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CARBON FORWARD 2017: The agenda for this year’s event is taking shape…

Published 15:44 on May 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:46 on May 23, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Bavardage, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South Korea, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Following the immense success of the inaugural Carbon Forward 2016 conference and training day, this year Carbon Forward 2017 will delve deeper into the issues affecting companies with exposure to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and other carbon markets worldwide.

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