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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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Davos Digest: Macron gets minimal, but it’s Merkel that’s facing heat

Published 17:59 on January 25, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:59 on January 25, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Other APAC, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron this week announced at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland that he will accelerate his country’s coal phaseout a year earlier than previously planned, while reiterating his call for an EU-wide minimum carbon price.

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EU-Swiss ETS link expected in 2020 as parties sign deal but await rule adjustments

Published 16:26 on November 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:31 on March 19, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

The EU and Switzerland signed a formal agreement on Wednesday to connect their carbon markets, keeping the process on track to link the two schemes in 2020.

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Swiss CO2 allowances rebound in latest auction, halting 3-year price drop

Published 16:23 on November 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:20 on March 19, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Swiss carbon allowances rebounded slightly in the country’s latest auction, reversing a declining price trend that had been in place since the bi-annual sales started in 2014.

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COP23: International emissions trade talks lag as nations inch towards first Paris-era deals

Published 17:58 on November 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 01:59 on November 9, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Negotiations on global carbon trade under the Paris Agreement are lagging other strands of the UN climate talks in Bonn, with the slow pace prompting some countries to line up deals ahead of finalised rules.

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EU Parliament votes to put CORSIA aviation offset scheme under closer watch

Published 12:04 on September 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:04 on September 13, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

The European Parliament on Wednesday voted to extend the suspension of extra-European flights from the EU ETS, but called for a review of the UN’s CORSIA scheme that could see those routes become regulated under the bloc’s carbon market again in the future.

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Two carbon traders on gardening leave after parting ways with employers

Published 12:02 on September 4, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:19 on September 4, 2017  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Two carbon traders have started gardening leave after parting ways with their respective companies, Carbon Pulse has learned.

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Brussels puts Swiss-EU ETS link on course from 2019

Published 12:18 on August 16, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:27 on August 16, 2017  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

The Swiss and EU carbon markets are due to link from 2019 after the European Commission on Wednesday published proposals to advance the process.

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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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