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Founder of voluntary market platform CTX retaking the reins in London after CEO’s departure

Published 04:24 on April 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 04:24 on April 28, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The founder of voluntary market hub Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) is returning to London from Australia to retake the helm of the platform’s parent company after it parted ways with its CEO.

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China suggests US could buy offsets to meet emission goals as Paris concerns grow

Published 17:22 on April 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:45 on April 27, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

China has suggested the US could buy foreign carbon credits to help meet a shortfall in the country’s international emission goals, one of the clearest signs yet that patience is wearing thin among the global community about the Trump administration’s lack of commitment to climate action.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – Carbon Offsetting: Buyers’ Guide 1.0

Published 06:31 on April 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 06:31 on April 26, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Ecosystem Marketplace’s Steve Zwick has come to suspect that lots of people want to offset their emissions but don’t know how. This is his effort to correct that.

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Delta Air Lines prepares for CORSIA compliance as worries emerge over scheme

Published 05:09 on April 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 05:09 on April 21, 2017  /  Americas, Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

With the rules dictating what types of offsets can be used under the UN’s aviation carbon market still unclear, Delta Air Lines – one of the world’s top three carriers – is hoping that credits it bought to offset growth after 2012 can be used to inform the company’s new compliance obligations from 2021.

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EU-funded study casts doubt on integrity of UN’s flagship offset programme

Published 19:05 on April 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:59 on April 27, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Almost three-quarters of the supply of EU ETS-eligible CDM carbon credits to 2020 are unlikely to deliver genuine emission reductions, according to an EU-funded study that green groups say should serve as a clear warning against the future use of offsets as a climate policy tool.

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ALLCOT’s voluntary market report – April 2017

Published 15:02 on April 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:02 on April 18, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The voluntary market is facing up to a challenging period as a new global mechanism is developed by the United Nations and while companies pursue fast-growing markets in low-carbon energy.

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UNFCCC, CTX team up to offer online CER trading and retirement platform

Published 14:34 on April 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:34 on April 11, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) has partnered with the UNFCCC to allow for the purchase, sale and voluntary cancellation of CERs via the company’s online platform, offering organisations and individuals another route to offsetting their carbon footprints.

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GCF board approves $750 mln but turns away drought prevention project for parched Ethiopia

Published 11:30 on April 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:28 on April 6, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

The Green Climate Fund board on Thursday approved over $750 million in funding for eight new projects but did not back an adaptation project in Ethiopia, much to the ire of developing-country board members and green groups.

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Norway to look at curbing CER buying after surprise emissions fall

Published 16:52 on March 30, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:52 on March 30, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms  /  No Comments

Norway will look at possibly downscaling its CER buying programme after the government revised down emissions projections due to more citizens opting for electric cars.

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Rich nations grant $8 mln to develop carbon markets in India

Published 11:27 on March 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:46 on March 23, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC  /  No Comments

The World Bank-led Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR) has granted $8 million to support India in developing market-based mechanisms to drive carbon emission cuts.

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