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EXCLUSIVE: Hawaii state lawmakers float carbon tax, offset bills

Published 00:28 on January 23, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:36 on January 23, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Hawaii lawmakers are introducing a pair of bills that would impose a steadily rising carbon tax on fossil fuels and set up a carbon offset system in the state, according to documents seen by Carbon Pulse.

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New Jersey senate committee advances trio of RGGI re-entry bills

Published 00:19 on January 23, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:49 on January 23, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

New Jersey’s Senate Environment and Energy Committee advanced three bills on Monday that would see the state rejoin RGGI and require it to dedicate revenues from the programme to low-carbon projects.

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Bluesource Canada partners with Ontario forest certifier to generate offsets

Published 18:32 on January 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:32 on January 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Project developer Bluesource has partnered with an Ontario forest certification organisation to aggregate community forests into larger offset projects ahead of the release of the province’s offset protocols.

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Emissions trading group IETA boosts US, EU roster with veteran appointments

Published 18:09 on January 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:09 on January 22, 2018  /  Americas, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

Emissions trading association IETA has appointed several market veterans to enhance its work in Europe and the US.

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US airline Delta, Duke University partner to offset passenger emissions

Published 17:33 on January 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:33 on January 22, 2018  /  Americas, Aviation, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US airline Delta has partnered with Duke University to help neutralise some of the carrier’s carbon footprint through the purchase of offsets.

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Utilities urge Massachusetts’ highest court to scrap state cap-and-trade scheme

Published 23:36 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:36 on January 18, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

New England utilities are pushing Massachusetts’ highest court to scrap the state’s new cap-and-trade system, arguing that regulators have overstepped their authority in introducing the rules.

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NA Markets: Prices steady as traders straddle compliance periods

Published 23:31 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:31 on January 18, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Trading activity in North America’s two carbon markets remained at very modest levels this week as the start of their respective three-year compliance periods has left installations relaxed about buying.

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Exchange ICE to launch trade in new California, Ontario carbon contracts on Jan. 22

Published 16:35 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:35 on January 18, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Market operator ICE will on Jan. 22 launch a suite of new California and Ontario carbon allowance contracts.

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Global CO2 trading volume up 5% in 2017, value up 22% as major markets extend rules -analysts

Published 15:03 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 08:26 on January 19, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Global traded carbon volumes rose 5% in 2017 to 6.3 billion tonnes of CO2e while the overall value of the markets climbed 22% to €41 billion ($33.5 billion), the Point Carbon analysts at Thomson Reuters said in a market review published Thursday.

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ANALYSIS: Colombian emitters face offset supply crunch as door closes on foreign units

Published 00:15 on January 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:47 on January 18, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, Kyoto Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

As Colombia stops allowing emitters to use international offsets to cover their national carbon tax obligations, its companies are struggling to find enough domestic credits to meet demand.

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