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California’s ARB to consider updated Tropical Forest Standard at September meeting

Published 22:51 on July 30, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:02 on July 30, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB will consider endorsing an updated version of its Tropical Forest Standard (TFS) at the board’s Sep. 19 meeting, nearly a year after the agency delayed its original approval of the possible precursor to jurisdictional REDD offsetting following a flurry of backlash.

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New REDD standard targets heavily forested countries for national-scale GHG reductions

Published 22:37 on July 29, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:14 on July 30, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A new REDD standard will look to incentivise national-scale emission reductions in high forest cover, low deforestation (HFLD) countries, and the resulting carbon credits will be designed for use in a variety of compliance and voluntary markets.

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California mints 900k WCI offsets as Quebec grants over 50k

Published 22:37 on July 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:20 on July 26, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB issued over 900,000 new offsets (CCOs) this week, while Quebec resumed its issuances with more than 50,000 of its own compliance-grade credits, according to jurisdictional data.

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Norway and Suriname to explore carbon credits for preventing deforestation -report

Published 10:24 on July 19, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:29 on July 19, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Norway and Suriname are said to be exploring an arrangement where the South American country would earn carbon credits for keeping its tropical forest intact, according to a local news report.

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UK considers transport offsetting as developers eye domestic carbon market

Published 18:25 on July 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:25 on July 18, 2019  /  Aviation, EMEA, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UK has launched a consultation looking into mandating all transport providers to offer passengers the chance to offset their journeys over land, air, and sea to help bring down the sector’s carbon emissions.

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German government keeps CER standards in new tender to offset travel emissions

Published 13:40 on July 16, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:40 on July 16, 2019  /  EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Germany has launched a new tender to buy CERs to offset emissions from its 2018 business travel, setting extensive limits in a process that offers some clues as to what rich-nation governments may seek to push for under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement and the CORSIA international offsetting mechanism.

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Five more tropical forest countries selected to World Bank’s REDD Fund

Published 17:43 on July 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:43 on July 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has selected emission reduction programmes from five developing countries to participate in the organisation’s Carbon Fund, bringing the nations a step closer to signing agreements seen as a possible base for forestry international emissions trade.

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California grants 1.5 mln new credits, as CCO-0 supply surges

Published 20:59 on July 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:59 on July 10, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB doled out more than 1.5 mln new offsets (CCOs) this week, while the supply of CCO-0s surged as the invalidation period expired on the programme’s second largest project.

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UPDATE – Ghana notches REDD agreement with World Bank carbon fund

Published 17:14 on July 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:50 on July 10, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Ghana will take in up to $50 million for protecting its forests under the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCFP), becoming the third African nation to sign the REDD deal seen as a base for possible international emissions trade.

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Australian developers eye desert carbon credits

Published 13:15 on July 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:15 on July 10, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Project developers are exploring the possibility of creating a methodology that would make it possible to earn carbon credits from land management schemes in Australia’s vast desert areas.

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