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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – Where next for EU carbon prices?

Published 15:48 on September 5, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:18 on September 5, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Hear the views and pick the brains of five of the market’s top analysts at the 4th annual Carbon Forward conference and training day in London on Oct. 16-18.

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FEATURE: Countries set to spurn UN chief’s calls for more climate ambition

Published 11:12 on August 30, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:28 on August 30, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

World leaders are unlikely to heed the UN secretary-general’s calls for countries to ramp up their Paris Agreement ambition next month, as domestic concerns and indifference from the US administration and other global heavyweights outweigh increasingly alarming evidence of a climate emergency.

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Japan environment ministry to push carbon price as part of tax reform

Published 03:27 on August 29, 2019  /  Last updated at 05:59 on August 29, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Japan  /  No Comments

Japan’s environment ministry will this week submit a carbon pricing proposal to the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as part of its tax reform package for next year.

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Japan, World Bank target JCM offset scheme to pilot Paris Agreement carbon market

Published 14:45 on August 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:45 on August 27, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Japan, New Market Mechanisms  /  No Comments

Japan and the World Bank have signed an MoU on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), aiming to use the offset programme to pilot the emerging international carbon market under the Paris Agreement.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – EU renewable credit prices stumble ahead of France auction debut

Published 08:39 on August 22, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:20 on August 22, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – The 4th annual Carbon Forward conference & training day features key insights from environmental markets experts.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – Stick or twist: investors came to the EU ETS, but will they go?

Published 17:24 on August 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:47 on August 12, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – The 4th annual Carbon Forward conference & training day features a dedicated stream focused on the EU carbon market from an investor perspective.

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Japan to co-fund seven new JCM projects for 3.8 mln carbon credits

Published 13:53 on June 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:53 on June 27, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Japan, Mexico, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Japan’s environment ministry on Thursday announced it would co-fund seven projects that it expects could generate almost 4 million carbon credits under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) by 2030.

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Hundreds of major investors pressure G20 on climate targets, carbon pricing

Published 09:17 on June 26, 2019  /  Last updated at 16:15 on June 26, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan  /  No Comments

Nearly 500 investors managing $34 trillion worth of capital are urging G20 nations to strengthen their Paris Agreement targets, and put in place policies to achieve those goals, including meaningful prices on carbon emissions and targets for phasing out fossil fuel subsidies.

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In first for Japan, utility strikes deal with Shell to buy “carbon neutral” LNG

Published 12:26 on June 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:27 on June 18, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Japan, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Japanese utility Tokyo Gas has bought a batch of carbon credits alongside an LNG shipment from a unit of energy major Shell to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from the LNG’s full lifecycle.

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BY THE NUMBERS: Data sheds light on unused CER supply, Kyoto unit trading

Published 14:08 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:51 on June 14, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

There remains more than 860 million unused CERs – a massive supply of offsets that could potentially be tapped by airlines to comply with ICAO’s CORSIA scheme or which could find its way into the Paris Agreement era.

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