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New California offset limits are inviting legal challenge, experts say

Published 17:53 on August 15, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:53 on August 15, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A clause in California’s carbon market reauthorization bill is inviting a legal challenge over its attempt to limit offsets from out-of-state projects, experts say.

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Report advances New York power grid operator plan to implement carbon price

Published 17:45 on August 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 21:43 on August 14, 2017  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

New York state is looking into adding a carbon charge to the price of traded electricity, with an independent report finding that it would be effective at cutting emissions while minimising customer impacts.

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Massachusetts unveils new state-wide cap-and-trade scheme under wider climate package

Published 12:36 on August 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:27 on August 14, 2017  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Massachusetts on Friday unveiled a new state-wide cap-and-trade scheme that will operate parallel to RGGI, part of a wider state plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions and comply with a 2016 court order.

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ANALYSIS: Has AB-398 put California’s offset market on death row?

Published 17:36 on August 11, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:27 on August 14, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Following the passage of AB-398, the bill that re-authorizes California’s cap-and-trade scheme post-2020, observers are worried that the offset industry will die at the hands of its new provisions.

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Stakeholders lay out alternatives to Alberta’s ‘market crippling’ carbon credit limits

Published 23:29 on August 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:27 on August 14, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Stakeholders on Thursday outlined several creative alternatives to Alberta’s proposed carbon credit usage limits, restrictions they warn will erode clean investment and cause the Canadian province’s CO2 market to “collapse”.

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NA Markets: California allowances drift lower amid pre-auction lull, while RGGI coasts

Published 23:25 on August 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:25 on August 10, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California carbon prices slipped further this week as the summer holiday season reached its peak and traders prepared for next week’s auction.

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California 2017 carbon allowance allocation figures reveal drop in covered entities

Published 22:10 on August 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:28 on August 14, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California’s carbon market regulators published this year’s allowance allocation on Wednesday, revealing a near 7% drop in the number of covered entities but a rise in the average allotted per installation.

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Three forest projects get California offsets while two landfill gas schemes collect in Quebec

Published 20:42 on August 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:42 on August 9, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Three forest projects collected almost 763,000 offsets in the latest California issuance, while two Quebec landfill gas facilities received just shy of 10,000 units.

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Hawaii seeks partner to develop reforestation offset project

Published 15:50 on August 9, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:50 on August 9, 2017  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Hawaii has launched a tender in its search for a partner firm to help it generate voluntary carbon offsets through a reforestation and land recovery project.

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US court overturns EPA’s HFC-curbing regulations despite Trump defence

Published 22:08 on August 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:25 on August 8, 2017  /  Americas, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

A US Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned an EPA rule limiting the use of HFCs despite the Trump administration defending the case, after two of three judges ruled the agency lacked authority to regulate the potent refrigerant gases via a law targeting ozone-depleting emissions.

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