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CP Daily: Monday December 14, 2019

Published 00:23 on December 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:23 on December 17, 2019  /  Newsletter  /  No Comments

A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.

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CP Daily: COP25 SPECIAL

Published 22:26 on December 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:35 on December 15, 2019  /  Climate Talks, International, Newsletter  /  No Comments

A summary of Carbon Pulse’s reporting from the COP25 climate talks in Madrid, which set a length record as negotiations finally wrapped up on Sunday afternoon (it was meant to end Friday evening!).

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COP25: Testing Article 6 talks delayed for second year after marathon UN climate summit

Published 13:19 on December 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:31 on January 5, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Marathon UN climate talks in Madrid finished on Sunday afternoon without agreeing rules for international emissions trade under the Paris Agreement’s Article 6, as beleaguered hosts Chile pushed the record-long summit to try to broker a deal on a handful of sticking points.

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COP25: Roundup for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14-15

Published 09:47 on December 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 08:51 on December 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A marathon overnight session to develop an outcome for the UN climate summit was widely panned on Saturday morning, while negotiations on the highly contentious Article 6 rulebook for Paris-era international emissions trade continued. 

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CP Daily: Friday December 13, 2019

Published 23:44 on December 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:44 on December 13, 2019  /  Newsletter  /  No Comments

A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.

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COP25: Amid record high carbon prices, South Korea pins hopes on UN solution

Published 15:09 on December 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:09 on December 13, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean negotiators play a far more active role than usual at this year’s UN climate negotiations in Madrid, hoping to push through rules that would allow Korean ETS firms to buy up to 55-60 million international carbon credits annually throughout the 2020s in a bid to avoid runaway domestic CO2 prices.

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COP25: Roundup for Friday, Dec. 13

Published 14:18 on December 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:35 on December 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

New Article 6 text dropped well behind schedule at the UN climate summit on Friday, with numerous contentious issues still remaining on agreeing the rulebook to international emissions trading under the Paris Agreement.

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COP25: Roundup for Thursday, Dec. 12

Published 18:41 on December 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:41 on December 12, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Negotiations on the rulebook with International emission trade plodded along in Madrid on Thursday, as slow progress on other elements of operationalising the Paris Agreement solicited fears the UN Climate Summit would once again run well into the weekend.

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COP25: Minnesota LCFS programme in early stages -official

Published 17:46 on December 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:46 on December 12, 2019  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

The US state of Minnesota is in the early stages of researching a low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) to help reduce emissions from the transportation sector, a state official said Thursday at a UN COP25 side event.

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COP25: TCI states to unveil allowance cap, pricing levels next week

Published 17:20 on December 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:20 on December 12, 2019  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) collaborative will release potential ETS cap levels and allowance price expectations as part of the draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will be published next week, a US state official said at the UN climate summit Thursday.

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