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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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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.

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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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EU lawmakers strike deal to keep alive prospect of regulating international flight emissions

Published 23:16 on October 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:18 on October 18, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

EU lawmakers agreed a deal late Wednesday to extend the suspension of extra-European flights from the EU ETS but will hold a review of the UN’s CORSIA scheme at the end of 2023, which could see those routes become regulated once again under the bloc’s carbon market.

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Steel and cement need breakthrough technology for Paris goals -study

Published 18:26 on October 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:26 on October 18, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

The big-emitting steel and cement sectors will require new technologies not yet discovered to ensure their future under the Paris Agreement’s 1.5C temperature goal, a study found on Wednesday.

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Third CDM project deregistered as voluntary market lures more developers

Published 13:34 on October 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:34 on October 18, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A third project has been deregistered from the CDM, the first in more than two years, with its NGO developers citing heavy administrative burdens and better returns in the voluntary market as reasons.

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Nations rebuff ICAO plan to set aviation biofuel goals on sustainability concerns

Published 21:04 on October 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:21 on October 17, 2017  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International  /  No Comments

Governments have rejected a move by UN aviation agency ICAO to set non-binding goals for biofuel use by planes starting in 2025, with some arguing that there must first be agreement on what fuels are sustainable.

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North American, East Asian companies drive 11% growth in internal carbon pricing

Published 13:11 on October 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:51 on October 12, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, South Korea  /  No Comments

A steadily growing number of global companies apply an internal carbon price in decision-making with those based in East Asia and North America leading the way, according to an annual survey by non-profit CDP, although the majority of firms have yet to price their CO2 emissions.

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UK, Canada forge alliance to promote transition from coal

Published 17:14 on October 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:22 on October 11, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

The UK and Canada will promote a global alliance to encourage other nations to follow their lead in transitioning away from unabated coal-fired power to cleaner alternatives, their respective climate ministers said Wednesday, but they declined to say whether additional funding would be provided for the sector.

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Canada’s environment minister calls for consideration of carbon border measures

Published 00:01 on October 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:58 on October 11, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

Border adjustment measures need to be examined worldwide to guard against carbon leakage and targeting nations not taking climate action, Canada’s environment minister Catherine McKenna said Tuesday.

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