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Speculators, compliance entities keep California carbon holdings steady amid price climb

Published 21:36 on July 10, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:36 on July 10, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

WCI compliance entities and speculators made minimal changes to their net long California Carbon Allowance (CCA) holdings during the past week despite prices  rising on the secondary market, according to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data released Friday.

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LCFS Market: California prices hit 2-month low on continued lack of demand

Published 14:51 on July 10, 2020  /  Last updated at 15:39 on July 10, 2020  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credit prices sank past the $200 level this week as buyers continued to wait for the market to fall further and despite higher gasoline production in the Golden State.

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Maine pushes back approval of post-2020 RGGI regulation

Published 13:51 on July 10, 2020  /  Last updated at 14:31 on July 10, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is aiming to finalise its post-2020 RGGI regulation next month after failing to meet internal deadlines for an upcoming July committee meeting, an official told Carbon Pulse.

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NA Markets: CCAs rise on limited buying, RGGI stagnates above post-2020 reserve tier

Published 22:42 on July 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:03 on July 9, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California Carbon Allowance (CCA) prices rose to a nearly six-week high this week despite continued expectations that future quarterly sales will go undersubscribed, while RGGI Allowances (RGAs) stagnated above the 2021 Emissions Containment Reserve (ECR) trigger price.

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New York hedge fund opens new RGGI account

Published 21:43 on July 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:07 on July 9, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A New York-based hedge fund opened a new CO2 Allowance Tracking System (COATS) account in the Northeast US RGGI market this week amid rising prices in the power sector ETS, data shows.

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San Diego County declines appeal of voluntary offset plan restriction

Published 20:40 on July 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:50 on July 9, 2020  /  Americas, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The County of San Diego’s Board of Supervisors voted this week against challenging a court ruling that banned a voluntary offset programme for rural housing developments, leaving the jurisdiction to forge a new plan.

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IMO policy should establish higher GHG reduction threshold for biofuels than CORSIA -report

Published 22:44 on July 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:44 on July 8, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, RINs & LCFS, Shipping  /  No Comments

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should model its plan to decarbonise the global shipping sector on the CORSIA programme for aviation, but it should go further than its fellow UN body ICAO in setting a more ambitious carbon reduction target for sustainable fuels, according to a report published this week.

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German govt launches tender to buy 431k CERs

Published 19:06 on July 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 19:06 on July 8, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The German government has launched a tender to buy 431,300 CERs to offset the emissions from a series of activities including those associated with its EU Council presidency.

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California’s ARB discovered non-compliance issues at Wisconsin offset project in early 2020 -documents

Published 18:55 on July 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:02 on July 8, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB sought confirmation earlier this year from Wisconsin officials about whether compliance issues at a dairy farm were waste related, leading the agency to launch an offset investigation in June, according to emails obtained by Carbon Pulse.

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ANALYSIS: Canadian Clean Fuel Standard seen withstanding carbon intensity target changes, delays

Published 17:02 on July 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:32 on July 8, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Recent alterations to the emission reduction goals and publication schedule of the Canadian Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) will not threaten its environmental performance, but numerous programme design elements warrant further attention and analysis before the policy’s 2022 launch, stakeholders and researchers told Carbon Pulse.

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