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Carbon Pulse expands North American coverage with new hire

Published 16:56 on February 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:56 on February 22, 2017  /  Americas, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Mexico, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

Carbon Pulse has hired a North American correspondent to help the news and intelligence provider establish a physical presence on the continent, which is home to a number of upcoming and burgeoning carbon pricing programmes.

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REPORT: Emissions Trading Worldwide – ICAP Status Report 2017

Published 15:49 on February 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:49 on February 15, 2017  /  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 Status Report 2017, released on Feb. 15, provides a testament to the evolution of emissions trading from textbook assumptions to the real world. With the launch of China’s national ETS later this year, carbon markets will operate in economies generating close to half of the world’s GDP and covering more than 15% of global emissions.

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IETA teams up with business group to help shape Mexican, pan-American carbon market

Published 09:21 on January 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:40 on February 15, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

Carbon trading business group IETA will work with the Mexican Business Council for Sustainable Development (CESPEDES) to help shape the imminent Mexican emissions trading scheme, which is expected to seek links to other CO2 markets in the Americas.

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Mexico eyes late 2017 ETS launch, path to California link

Published 15:05 on November 18, 2016  /  Last updated at 19:02 on December 5, 2016  /  Americas, Mexico  /  No Comments

Mexico is gearing up to launch its emissions trading system the second half of 2017, ahead of the country’s general election the following year and with a link to California firmly in mind.

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EXCLUSIVE: Switzerland, Canadian provinces in high-level carbon market linking talks

Published 13:54 on November 16, 2016  /  Last updated at 13:54 on November 16, 2016  /  Americas, Canada, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

Switzerland, Quebec and Ontario have opened high-level talks over linking their carbon markets, several well-placed sources told Carbon Pulse, in what could develop into a bridge between North America and Europe’s emissions trading schemes.

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Sub-nationals to forge path to North American carbon market -Canadian ministers

Published 23:58 on September 21, 2016  /  Last updated at 14:56 on January 26, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

Moves towards a North American carbon market will need to be driven by states and provinces, two Canadian environment ministers suggested on Wednesday, meaning sub-national governments would continue to be key pioneers in expanding carbon pricing globally.

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Ontario, Quebec strike carbon trading deal with Mexico

Published 01:56 on September 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 03:13 on September 1, 2016  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

Canadian provinces Ontario and Quebec on Wednesday struck a deal with Mexico to cooperate on carbon trading, bringing North America a small step closer to a common emissions market.

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Real emissions, fake money: Mexico takes baby steps towards carbon trade

Published 01:11 on August 19, 2016  /  Last updated at 18:57 on February 6, 2017  /  Americas, Mexico  /  No Comments

Mexico’s launch of a pilot emissions trading initiative will simulate a cap-and-trade system but feature no real transactions in an effort to prepare companies for the real thing.

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Mexico to roll out pilot carbon trading market in 2017

Published 01:58 on August 16, 2016  /  Last updated at 23:20 on August 16, 2016  /  Americas, Mexico  /  No Comments

Mexico will launch a pilot emissions trading scheme next year covering 60 major power generators, manufacturers, and transport firms, the government announced, as it gears up efforts to use market-based mechanism to cut carbon.

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WITHDRAWN-Colombian firm seeks Mexican CERs, says willing to pay premium

Published 15:30 on June 8, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:44 on June 12, 2016  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, South & Central, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

**We have withdrawn the story below at the request of MGM Innova, which claims that the UNFCCC made a series of mistakes in handling the firm’s expression of interest, including publishing an incorrect reference price on its website. The company also said it had already purchased the CERs by the time the UNFCCC posted this notice.**

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