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COMMENT: Paris goals can only be achieved in time with robust bottom-up action

Published 23:09 on November 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:09 on November 6, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Despite the scientific evidence, there are still nations that are either not convinced of the need to reduce emissions, or are unwilling to do so. But real demand for change is growing at ground level. Consumers around the world are paying greater attention to the environment and the climate, and making changes to their own lifestyles. They are also starting to ask uncomfortable questions of the businesses that supply them.

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Aviation industry urges governments to wait to set a global GHG target

Published 15:18 on November 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:18 on November 5, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Shipping, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Governments should wait two or three years before setting a global aviation emission goal in case they “lose focus” on implementing the CORSIA offsetting mechanism, which is designed to limit emissions at 2020 levels, senior aviation representatives told a conference Monday.

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UN opens tender to buy 141k Gold Standard CERs

Published 12:34 on October 30, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:34 on October 30, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN has launched a tender to buy some 140,800 Gold Standard CERs, including a batch from projects with co-benefits for women.

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UK commits £60 mln to buy domestic forest carbon credits

Published 19:16 on October 29, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:29 on October 29, 2018  /  EMEA, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UK is to allocate £60 million ($77 mln) to buy carbon credits from domestic landowners as part of efforts to plant 11 million trees by 2020, the government said in its budget on Monday.

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IMO still docked in finding ways to meet shipping’s global emission goals

Published 19:15 on October 26, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:30 on October 26, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, New Market Mechanisms, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Governments at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) this week got off to a slow start in agreeing measures to help meet emission reduction goals, but the group took steps to keep in play the launch of a market-based measure from 2023.

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Brazilian company to auction nearly 500k VCUs from hydro project on Nov. 7

Published 01:23 on October 25, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:52 on October 25, 2018  /  Americas, International, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**This article is available to non-subscribers** – A Brazilian electric generation company has announced it will auction 492,647 Verified Carbon Units (VCUs) from a hydro project in the southern part of the country on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Bluesource hires carbon market expert to drive business development

Published 00:06 on October 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:06 on October 11, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, China, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Project developer and advisory firm Bluesource has hired a carbon market and renewable energy expert to drive its voluntary offset business.

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London Stock Exchange hires well-known carbon specialist to lure more green finance

Published 17:36 on October 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:06 on October 5, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has hired a well-known carbon and climate finance specialist to spearhead its drive on green finance.

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As CORSIA doubts persist, developers push ‘future-proof’ carbon projects to airlines

Published 21:42 on October 4, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:43 on October 4, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Developers are focusing on investing in and promoting carbon-cutting projects they think most likely to be eligible under the CORSIA aviation offset scheme, in an effort to encourage airlines to buy the units ahead of rules being finalised.

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FOREST TRENDS: How blockchain can make carbon markets more accessible

Published 22:49 on October 3, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:49 on October 3, 2018  /  Americas, Conversations, International, New Market Mechanisms, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

As more companies and individuals are looking for tools to mitigate their impact on climate change, the idea of utilizing blockchain technology has been on the forefront of many conversations. It is one of the building blocks behind cryptocurrency and companies are looking to utilize blockchain technology as a means to streamline the development and sale of carbon credits.

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