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VCM Report: Prices edge lower despite surge in open interest in GEO futures

Published 18:35 on December 5, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:35 on December 5, 2022  /  Aviation/CORSIA, International, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

VER prices edged lower in thin liquidity this week, continuing to bump along at the bottom of a bear market despite bullish signals from a surge in activity in CORSIA-based futures, the signing of a huge jurisdictional REDD contract, and more countries talking about using VERs in compliance markets.

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VCM Report: Value of trades falls sharply amid bargain-hunting

Published 20:32 on November 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:27 on November 28, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, EMEA, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South & Central, South Korea, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Prompt carbon credit prices edged lower over the past week, but the slight moves masked a much heavier bearish step identified by data aggregator AlliedOffsets, which flagged a slide in transactional value that likely reflects bargain hunting at the expense of fresher and more expensive vintages.

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VCM Report: Slight uptick in N-GEO activity a bright spot in moribund market

Published 18:32 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:32 on November 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

The rise in open interest in the N-GEO future and a slight uptick in the spot N-GEO proved the bright spots for a voluntary carbon market that remained stuck in the doldrums last week amid a lack of year-end mitigation demand.

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CP Daily: COP27 Special

Published 01:28 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:28 on November 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Newsletters, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

That’s a wrap. The final gavel came down in Sharm el-Sheikh shortly after 0700 local time on Sunday morning, making COP27 the second-longest running round of UN climate talks. Here’s a recast of the *103 articles* published by Carbon Pulse relating to both weeks of the summit.

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ANALYSIS – COP27: UN lays down marker for the future of the voluntary carbon market

Published 01:26 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:56 on November 26, 2022  /  Africa, Aviation/CORSIA, International, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, Switzerland, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Negotiations on a new UN carbon crediting mechanism took only limited steps at COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh this month, but some believe the process is providing a clear signal to the shape of the current voluntary carbon market (VCM) that will be hard to ignore.

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COP27: Reactions to the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan and a snapshot of key announcements

Published 14:25 on November 20, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:57 on November 20, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Here are selected expert reactions to the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, which was concluded at the UN COP27 summit early on Sunday, along with a snapshot of key announcements made at the two-week event.

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COP27: UN negotiators agree on climate loss and damage facility as talks run long due to energy row

Published 04:32 on November 20, 2022  /  Last updated at 00:33 on November 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

UN climate talks closed early Sunday morning with an agreement to establish a loss and damage fund for vulnerable countries, but negotiators failed to agree a peak year for emissions or extend a global coal phasedown to all fossil fuels.

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COP27: Negotiators sign off text on UN carbon market rules that defers much to next year

Published 13:21 on November 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:10 on November 23, 2022  /  Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, Paris Article 6  /  No Comments

Government officials adopted text on UN carbon markets on Saturday afternoon and the documents were subsequently adopted by the full COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, with negotiators deferring many battles until next year.

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COP27: Japan, PNG seal deal on carbon credit cooperation under JCM

Published 11:35 on November 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:12 on November 23, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International, Japan, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Papua New Guinea has become the 25th country to agree to a bilateral framework with Japan for developing projects that will generate Paris-aligned carbon credits.

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COP27: Roundup for Day 13-14 – Nov. 19-20

Published 09:45 on November 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:03 on November 20, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Paris Article 6, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

It’s Saturday – overtime – of week two at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, and Carbon Pulse rounds up some of today’s developments and announcements from the summit. Timestamps in local time (EEST, GMT+2).

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