Latest

COP24: Switzerland, Peru clear way for early Paris-era carbon credit deals

Published 20:23 on December 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:58 on December 17, 2018  /  Americas, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland and Peru have agreed to formalise a process expected to lead to the European nation buying some of the first carbon credits generated under the Paris Agreement framework.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Chile weighs adding offsets as compliance option under expanded CO2 tax

Published 17:36 on December 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:32 on December 13, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Chile could add the use of offsets as a compliance option under its $5/tonne carbon charge and expand coverage to more sectors, though a timeline for those revisions remains uncertain, an official told Carbon Pulse on Thursday.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Roundup for Dec. 13, 2018

Published 16:24 on December 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:49 on December 14, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South & Central  /  No Comments

UN negotiations over a Paris Agreement rulebook in Katowice are nearing their critical endgame, with delegates readying themselves for an extended stay as the talks await a decisive breakthrough.

Read More
Latest

COP24: UK, Italy announce bids to host 2020 UN climate talks

Published 13:15 on December 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:24 on December 13, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UK and Italy are both vying to host the annual UN climate summit in 2020, their environment ministers announced Thursday.

Read More
Latest

ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: Tropical countries far short of meeting deforestation targets

Published 20:04 on December 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:04 on December 12, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

If we’re to prevent global temperatures from rising to a level more than 1.5ºC (2.7ºF) above pre-industrial levels, we must dramatically improve the way we manage our forests, farms, and fields.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Roundup for Dec. 12, 2018

Published 18:24 on December 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:39 on December 13, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South & Central  /  No Comments

With negotiators struggling to break deadlock over an increasingly complex Paris Agreement rulebook text, the Polish presidency on Wednesday announced it was taking more direct control over the COP24 talks in Katowice.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Int’l organisations float offset use in vague climate neutrality vow

Published 17:16 on December 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:33 on December 12, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Fifteen international organisations and development banks pledged Wednesday to make their operations carbon neutral in part through offsets, but they did not specify a target year or detail any of their potential demand for credits.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Roundup for Tuesday, Dec. 11

Published 10:43 on December 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:40 on December 12, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South & Central  /  No Comments

As negotiators at the COP24 Katowice talks are tasked with producing a cleaner version of the Paris Agreement rulebook by Wednesday morning, a clearer picture of the strength of final agreement is expected to emerge.

Read More
Latest

COP24: Roundup for Monday, Dec. 10

Published 16:08 on December 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:35 on December 10, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South & Central  /  No Comments

The COP24 climate summit in Katowice, Poland has shifted into high gear this week with the arrival of ministers, taking over from government officials who last week made limited progress on the Paris Agreement rulebook.

Read More
Latest

UPDATE- COP24: Voluntary carbon market explores new claims models for Paris transition era -ICROA

Published 19:50 on December 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:29 on December 9, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Voluntary market developers are exploring several new options for how to make emission reduction claims in host countries once the Paris Agreement begins and until trade rules are clear, industry group ICROA said Friday.

Read More

We use cookies to improve your website experience and to analyse our traffic. We also share non-personally identifiable information about your use of our site with our analytics partners. By continuing to use our site, you agree to this. More information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close