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Companies warned on chasm between current and future carbon prices

Published 18:51 on August 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:54 on August 15, 2017  /  International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Current carbon market prices do not square with what governments worldwide are planning, leaving many companies vulnerable to future regulatory shocks, according to risk analysis firm Trucost.

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US court overturns EPA’s HFC-curbing regulations despite Trump defence

Published 22:08 on August 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:25 on August 8, 2017  /  Americas, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

A US Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned an EPA rule limiting the use of HFCs despite the Trump administration defending the case, after two of three judges ruled the agency lacked authority to regulate the potent refrigerant gases via a law targeting ozone-depleting emissions.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Aug. 4, 2017

Published 14:53 on August 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:53 on August 4, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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Schwarzenegger unveils online climate bill catalogue to help US lawmakers counteract Trump

Published 11:41 on August 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:41 on August 4, 2017  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, US  /  No Comments

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday unveiled an online catalogue of existing US climate change laws aimed at helping state lawmakers pass their own measures to counter the Trump administration’s decisions to exit the Paris Agreement and roll back other environmental regulations.

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EEX teams up with new incubator run by former ECX chief, CO2 market veterans

Published 12:55 on August 2, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:36 on August 2, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, China, China's National ETS, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

German energy bourse EEX has joined forces with a new financial markets incubator chaired by the former CEO of the European and Chicago Climate Exchanges and co-founded by several carbon market veterans.

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Funding issues throw spanner in the works for Brazilian REDD -report

Published 09:58 on August 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:17 on August 1, 2017  /  Americas, International, REDD, South & Central  /  No Comments

REDD activities in Brazil are facing a finance gap that is threatening the nation’s efforts to halt carbon emissions from deforestation, a report has found.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: Where will JPMorgan Chase put its 200 billion green dollars?

Published 20:30 on July 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:43 on July 31, 2017  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, US  /  No Comments

Earlier this year, Moody’s Corp said the green bond market would double in 2017, from $93 billion last year to $206 billion. On Friday, JPMorgan Chase lent that projection credence by committing to funnel $200 billion into clean energy and general sustainability projects between now and 2025, and to get all of its energy from renewable sources by 2020. Steve Zwick chimes in on how that cash might be spent.

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Multinationals use voluntary pledges to replicate CO2-capped operations worldwide

Published 09:36 on July 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:11 on July 31, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A growing number of big-emitting corporations are expanding carbon-cutting strategies from their operations in CO2-capped jurisdictions to facilities worldwide as part of voluntary pledges to the Paris Agreement.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for July 28, 2017

Published 19:47 on July 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:52 on August 4, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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FEATURE – Off his radar: Low-key approach seen crucial to CORSIA evading Trump’s climate axe

Published 19:44 on July 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:18 on July 30, 2017  /  Americas, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement and his wider rollback of national climate policies has raised concerns over whether the country will fulfil its pledge to initially partake in the UN’s global aviation offset scheme, leading many to hope the issue stays off his radar.

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