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Switzerland announces dates, volumes for next two CO2 allowance auctions

Published 17:02 on July 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:02 on July 20, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland will sell 800,000 CO2 allowances across two auctions to be held in the next eight months, the government said on Thursday, as primary market prices in the country’s domestic ETS continue to fall.

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Switzerland to raise national carbon tax by 14% in 2018

Published 14:47 on July 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:03 on July 11, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland will raise its domestic carbon tax by 14% next year after its emissions from fossil fuels again missed the country’s annual reduction targets.

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Swiss-EU ETS link to advance after immigration hurdle side-stepped

Published 14:44 on June 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:44 on June 22, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Officials are preparing technical proposals this year to the link the EU and Swiss carbon markets after both jurisdictions resolved an overarching immigration issue.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: Can this Swiss feed supplement do for cows what Tesla is doing for cars?

Published 22:51 on June 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:13 on June 23, 2017  /  Conversations, EMEA, International, Switzerland, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

More than 1.5 billion cows graze this great earth, and each of them has four stomachs. That’s 6 billion bloated bags of good and bad bacteria, some of which aids digestion but some of which steals the cows’ half-chewed grass and corn and emits massive amounts of methane. Ecosystem Marketplace talks to an entrepreneur who is looking to develop offsets from a feed supplement that kills some of the methane-emitting bacteria in a cow’s gut while leaving the digestion-helping bacteria intact.

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Switzerland takes another step towards EU ETS link with aviation data rules

Published 12:45 on June 5, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:45 on June 5, 2017  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland has taken another step towards integrating aviation emissions into its domestic carbon market and linking the scheme to the EU ETS.

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China, EU beef up climate commitments as Trump breaks away

Published 08:42 on June 2, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:34 on June 2, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

China and the EU have strengthened a joint statement on climate that will be delivered in Brussels on Friday, promising to step up their efforts after President Donald Trump moved to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement.

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Reactions to Trump’s decision to pull the US out of Paris

Published 21:28 on June 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:39 on June 2, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will leave the Paris Agreement but is open to renegotiating a “fairer” deal. Below is a collection of reactions from lawmakers, experts and other stakeholders from around the world over the decision.

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President Trump confirms US withdrawal from “unfair” Paris Agreement

Published 21:18 on June 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:35 on June 2, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

President Donald Trump has announced that the US will leave the Paris Agreement but is open to renegotiating a “fairer” deal, setting off a major rift between the Republican-controlled government and the rest of the world on climate change.

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Value of world’s carbon pricing schemes edges up year-on-year while govt revenues drop -report

Published 18:10 on May 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:24 on May 24, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

The combined value of the world’s carbon markets and CO2 tax regimes rose by 7% in 2017, with eight new pricing initiatives helping to nearly double the total number over the past five years, but government revenues have dropped by some 15%, according to a new report published Tuesday.

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Ineffective Swiss ETS should be scrapped if EU link stalls -govt agency

Published 19:38 on March 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:37 on June 5, 2017  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland should consider abandoning its ineffective and oversupplied ETS should a link to the EU’s carbon market not materialise soon, the country’s Federal Audit Office (SFAO) recommended this week.

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