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Mexican carbon tax to operate alongside market, though stakeholders say offset rules must change

Published 04:47 on April 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 04:59 on April 7, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Mexico plans on keeping its domestic carbon tax and applying it to smaller emitters when it launches its national cap-and-trade scheme, a senior official said this week.

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Mexico might face a 3-year delay to ETS launch amid policy uncertainty, expert warns

Published 14:49 on March 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:09 on March 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

Mexico might delay the implementation of its emission trading scheme by up to three years as a result of a short preparation period and uncertainty over the outcome of the upcoming election, an expert has warned.

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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2018 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  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, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Carbon Forward conference and training day. Spend two days with top experts, players, and decision-makers from the global carbon markets as they address today’s most attractive opportunities and pressing challenges. And join us for the EU ETS pre-conference training day organised by carbon market experts Redshaw Advisors, where you will learn how to effectively manage your carbon risk ahead of the looming overhaul of the bloc’s emissions trading scheme.

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REPORT: Emissions Trading Worldwide – ICAP Status Report 2018

Published 23:01 on February 27, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:07 on February 28, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views  /  No Comments

The International Carbon Action Partnership’s new report finds 2017 marks a key step forward for emissions trading. The adoption of ETSs in emerging economies, structural reforms and new cooperation initiatives have boosted confidence in carbon markets and help establish emissions trading as an important tool in reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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Carbon Pulse bolsters Americas coverage with three new reporters

Published 12:18 on February 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:18 on February 15, 2018  /  Americas, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Conversations, International, Mexico, REDD, South & Central, US, Views  /  No Comments

Carbon Pulse has hired three new reporters to expand news coverage of carbon markets and taxes and climate change policy in North and South America.

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CAR awards first offsets to Disney-backed Mexican forest project

Published 11:52 on December 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:16 on December 18, 2017  /  Americas, Mexico, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Climate Action Reserve (CAR) has issued voluntary offsets to the first Mexican forestry project registered under the programme.

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Mexico amends law to mandate ETS start in Aug. 2018

Published 10:09 on December 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:32 on December 13, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

Mexico on Tuesday amended legislation to make mandatory its national emissions trading scheme and to launch it in Aug. 2018 with a three-year pilot phase.

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Argentina proposes $25/t national carbon tax on energy sector

Published 17:08 on November 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:37 on November 27, 2017  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, Mexico, South & Central  /  No Comments

Argentina has proposed a new $25/tonne carbon tax on its energy sector, targeting emissions from transport fuels, natural gas and coal, as well as the country’s burgeoning oil and shale gas industry.

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COP23: Bypassing Trump, Canada and Mexico team up with 15 US state governors on climate

Published 16:37 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 08:47 on November 14, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Climate Talks, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

Canada, Mexico, and a coalition of 15 US state governors signed a declaration committing to jointly strengthen their climate action on Monday, aiming to defy the Trump administration.

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COP23: NAMA Facility launches biggest-ever funding call as UK puts up more cash for poorer nations

Published 12:16 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:24 on November 13, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central  /  No Comments

The NAMA Facility launched its fifth funding call seeking applications from carbon-cutting projects in the developing world, as  EU donors collectively provided a record €85 million as they see the mitigation mechanism transitioning into the Paris-era.

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