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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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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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China’s foreign investment ambitions spur ETS interest, but talk of CO2 market expansion seen as premature -observers

Published 10:37 on October 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:39 on October 11, 2017  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South Korea  /  No Comments

China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) trade strategy has sparked speculation about Beijing’s plans to build carbon market ties with emerging regions, but those are unlikely to emerge for years, observers say.

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Airlines, developers split on fate of passenger offset schemes in wake of CORSIA

Published 22:25 on October 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:25 on October 4, 2017  /  Aviation, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Airlines are divided as to whether the voluntary programmes they run to encourage passengers to offset their carbon footprint will dwindle or flourish as the international CORSIA compliance market takes shape.

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New Zealand floats proposal for international carbon trade ahead of COP23 UN climate talks

Published 13:08 on October 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:03 on October 4, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand has submitted draft guidance to the UN on accounting procedures for international carbon trade under the Paris Agreement that would see annual publication of all transactions and tougher requirements for nations wishing to participate in a future market.

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CARBON FORWARD: EU pushing for 2016 offset vintage limit as CORSIA rules start to take shape

Published 12:54 on October 2, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:59 on October 2, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Shipping, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The EU is pushing for the UN’s aviation offsetting scheme to accept only carbon credits generated from emissions reductions achieved after 2016, according to a senior European Commission official involved in the negotiations.

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CARBON FORWARD: Nations face GHG trade headaches as pledges, views differ

Published 18:24 on September 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:42 on September 29, 2017  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Negotiators face huge challenges to track emission cuts under the Paris Agreement because national pledges are so different and views vary over how to treat pre-2020 carbon credits.

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CARBON FORWARD: Voluntary demand steady but prices fall as market confronts Paris-era doubts

Published 00:06 on September 29, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:42 on September 29, 2017  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The voluntary carbon market is maintaining demand from corporate buyers but average prices are falling as developers work out the best way to secure their future under a global climate regime that may otherwise squeeze them out.

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ALLCOT’s Voluntary Carbon Market Report – September 2017

Published 18:50 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:47 on October 20, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

After the summer break, activity is beginning to pick up again in the voluntary market, sources report.

*This article is available to Carbon Pulse subscribers and free account holders (ex-trialists)*

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UN launches tender to buy 170k CERs

Published 17:56 on September 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:56 on September 15, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South & Central  /  No Comments

The UN has launched a tender to buy a total 170,200 CERs, including those from projects in LDCs, Argentina and Colombia, as well as from initiatives with co-benefits for women.

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