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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Apr. 28, 2017

Published 17:03 on April 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:03 on April 28, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX).

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Founder of voluntary market platform CTX retaking the reins in London after CEO’s departure

Published 04:24 on April 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 04:24 on April 28, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The founder of voluntary market hub Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) is returning to London from Australia to retake the helm of the platform’s parent company after it parted ways with its CEO.

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Offset protocols for Quebec and Ontario due to be completed by end of 2017, says CAR boss

Published 00:46 on April 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 03:49 on April 28, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

All 13 of the offset protocols being jointly developed for Ontario and Quebec are due to be completed by the end of 2017, according to the president of the Climate Action Reserve, the organisation tasked with authoring them.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – Carbon Offsetting: Buyers’ Guide 1.0

Published 06:31 on April 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 06:31 on April 26, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Ecosystem Marketplace’s Steve Zwick has come to suspect that lots of people want to offset their emissions but don’t know how. This is his effort to correct that.

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Economists Stiglitz, Stern to stress importance of credibility in carbon pricing

Published 02:14 on April 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 04:49 on April 24, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Renowned economists Joseph Stiglitz and Nicholas Stern are to stress in a key document next month the importance of governments worldwide achieving credibility in setting the higher carbon prices needed to meet the Paris Agreement.

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Concerns mounting for North America’s voluntary offset industry over accreditation costs

Published 03:08 on April 22, 2017  /  Last updated at 03:08 on April 22, 2017  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

North American accredited offset verifiers are weighing whether to continue participating in the voluntary market amid falling credit prices and tempting conditions in the compliance market.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for Apr. 21, 2017

Published 15:36 on April 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:04 on April 28, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by Carbon Trade Exchange (CTX).

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Delta Air Lines prepares for CORSIA compliance as worries emerge over scheme

Published 05:09 on April 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 05:09 on April 21, 2017  /  Americas, Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

With the rules dictating what types of offsets can be used under the UN’s aviation carbon market still unclear, Delta Air Lines – one of the world’s top three carriers – is hoping that credits it bought to offset growth after 2012 can be used to inform the company’s new compliance obligations from 2021.

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EU-funded study casts doubt on integrity of UN’s flagship offset programme

Published 19:05 on April 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:59 on April 27, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Almost three-quarters of the supply of EU ETS-eligible CDM carbon credits to 2020 are unlikely to deliver genuine emission reductions, according to an EU-funded study that green groups say should serve as a clear warning against the future use of offsets as a climate policy tool.

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ALLCOT’s voluntary market report – April 2017

Published 15:02 on April 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:02 on April 18, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The voluntary market is facing up to a challenging period as a new global mechanism is developed by the United Nations and while companies pursue fast-growing markets in low-carbon energy.

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