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ANALYSIS - What goes up: Bearish headwinds lead more experts to change tune on once irrepressible EUAs

Published 19:16 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:16 on February 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

After tripling in price and being hailed the best performing commodity of 2018, the party could be over for once irrepressible European carbon - at least for now - with experts forewarning of a hangover fuelled by falling gas and other bearish factors. Read More
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Washington LCFS stakeholders bracing for oil pushback as bill clears second committee

Published 22:02 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:02 on February 15, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

The oil industry is expected to mount an opposition campaign against a Washington state proposal to enact a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) that is currently advancing through the legislature, stakeholders said Friday. Read More
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California could account for LADWP plant closures in carbon allocation discussions

Published 22:07 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:25 on February 15, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California's ARB could amend its carbon allowance allocations to account for the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power's (LADWP) post-2020 power plant closures, as the state agency also looks to adapt ETS regulations to account for higher Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) targets, sources said. Read More
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US Carbon Pricing Legislative Roundup for week ending Feb. 15, 2019

Published 20:47 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:33 on February 15, 2019  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

A summary of legislative action on carbon pricing and clean energy bills at the US state level taken this week, including Virginia Republicans’ move to block a RGGI linkage, carbon pricing developments in New York, and the defeat of a carbon tax bill in Montana. Read More
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German minister rules out carbon pricing for non-ETS sectors until 2021

Published 19:05 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:05 on February 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Germany will not apply carbon pricing to its non-ETS sectors until at least 2021, new state energy secretary Andreas Feicht said Thursday.  Read More
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EU Market: EUAs back above €20, but bearish risks linger after 9% weekly drop

Published 19:53 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:50 on February 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs climbed back above €20 on Friday, partially reversing this week’s volatile plunge to a two-month low that saw carbon enter bear market territory, though traders said prices remain vulnerable to further falls. Read More
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Australian offset issuance grounds to near halt

Published 09:04 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:04 on February 15, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator issued fewer than 10,000 new carbon credits this week, as most projects seeking to earn credits in time for the Safeguard mechanism compliance deadline have done so over the past two months. Read More
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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Feb. 15, 2019

Published 11:02 on February 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:02 on February 15, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China's regional pilot carbon markets this week. Read More
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Canadian ‘backstop’ carbon price a matter of national concern, federal government argues

Published 23:27 on February 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 02:03 on February 15, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Canadian federal government may impose its CO2 pricing scheme on recalcitrant provinces because the country's GHG emissions are not only a matter of national concern, but Canada is well off track towards meeting its targets under international treaties, Ottawa and its supporters argued in the second and final day of a court hearing on Thursday. Read More
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EU Market: EUAs tumble a further 6% to enter bear market territory

Published 20:18 on February 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:59 on February 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices continued their downward march on Thursday, falling by 6% to hit a new two-month low and officially enter bear market territory. Read More

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