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US voluntary offset developer combines two tree plantings with CO2 sequestration in new premium offering

Published 14:11 on July 3, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:32 on July 4, 2018  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A US project developer has introduced a new bundled offset product designed for voluntary market buyers looking for offsets “a little more tangible” than current offerings.

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L’Oreal, Nespresso detail strategies for reducing supply chain emissions

Published 22:51 on July 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:40 on July 8, 2018  /  Africa, EMEA, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Companies are increasingly looking to carbon ‘insetting’ to blend corporate climate targets with attention to resiliency and co-benefits, according to two European-based entities speaking at a webinar on Monday.

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Mayday: Weak ambition, Chinese backtracking threaten future of CORSIA global aviation offset scheme

Published 20:22 on June 29, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:59 on June 29, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Fears are mounting that ICAO’s international aviation offsetting mechanism could collapse well before its 2021 start as China backtracks and other nations resist, while the scheme’s rules get severely weakened or delayed by infighting.

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ICAO adopts CORSIA aviation offset rulebook, postpones key decisions as China looks to back out

Published 00:37 on June 28, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:51 on June 29, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN’s aviation agency ICAO adopted its CORSIA rulebook on Wednesday, snubbing several governments’ calls for changes while giving airlines few additional signals on what offsets they can use to comply.

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California’s ARB distributes almost 620k offsets across all project types

Published 21:50 on June 27, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:50 on June 27, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB doled out more than 619,200 carbon offsets this week in its latest issuance covering all four active project types.

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Ontario offset protocol development put on hold, leading investors to hope for federal intervention

Published 19:03 on June 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:56 on June 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Ontario has halted the development of its offset protocols following Premier-designate Doug Ford’s decision to scrap the province’s carbon market, leaving project developers and investors in limbo and hoping the Canadian federal government will step in to save the burgeoning industry.

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Germany extends support work for poorer nations on carbon markets, orders EU ETS liquidity study

Published 18:30 on June 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:46 on June 15, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Germany is to extend beyond this year a three-year project to support poorer nations on carbon markets, while also opening a tender seeking experts to study EU ETS market liquidity, documents showed.

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California’s ARB awards nearly 790k offsets in latest issuance

Published 22:38 on June 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:09 on June 13, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB handed out just shy of 790,000 carbon offsets across three different project types this week, as compliance demand helps boost prices.

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Number of deregistered CDM projects doubles

Published 16:35 on June 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:35 on June 8, 2018  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The number of projects that have been deregistered from the CDM has doubled, according to UNFCCC data.

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Qantas, GreenCollar Group team up on carbon, reef credits

Published 10:37 on June 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:41 on June 8, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Australian airline Qantas and carbon project developer GreenCollar Group have partnered up to generate and market credits from projects that cut greenhouse gas emissions and help the threatened Great Barrier Reef.

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