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ANALYSIS: Smaller size, indexed contracts may tighten Q1 WCI auction settlement discount

Published 23:23 on February 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:10 on February 19, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

WCI traders expect the first quarterly sale of the year to settle close to the secondary market level due to its smaller size, the volume of auction indexed futures contracts purchased to date, and greater overall demand.

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Oregon temporarily icing ETS proposal for House input ahead of floor votes

Published 17:25 on February 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:56 on February 18, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Oregon Democrat leaders are delaying the state’s cap-and-trade bill timeline to allow for greater discussion in the House and to incorporate several amendments to the Senate version, though ETS proponents still expect the precursor to a floor vote to take place at the end of this week.

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Nearly half of global GDP could soon be subject to net zero emission targets -report

Published 03:32 on February 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:12 on February 19, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

Governments representing 49% of the global economy have or are in the process of putting in place targets to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions, a report showed.

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New REDD standard expands to include subnational jurisdictions

Published 21:40 on February 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:46 on February 17, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Architecture for REDD+ Transactions (ART) programme published its new standard for combatting tropical forest deforestation on Monday, giving subnational jurisdictions more authority and a longer timeframe than previously outlined to generate carbon credits for sale in voluntary and compliance-based offset markets.

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LCFS Market: California prices retreat as hedging activity increases

Published 16:55 on February 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:00 on February 18, 2020  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits have receded from record highs last week to near a three-week low, while market participants ramped up trade in futures contracts further out on the curve on ICE and Nodal Exchange.

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US Carbon Pricing Roundup for week ending Feb. 14, 2020

Published 22:37 on February 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:46 on February 14, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A summary of legislative and regulatory action on carbon pricing and clean energy at the US subnational and federal level this week, including developments in Pennsylvania, California, and Montana.

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Quebec aiming to finish compliance forestry protocol this summer

Published 22:27 on February 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:27 on February 14, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Quebec intends to finalise its forestry offset protocol for its WCI-linked cap-and-trade programme this summer and open the proposal up for public consultation, a government spokesperson told Carbon Pulse.

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US airline Delta sets out $1 bn CO2 neutrality goal that minimises offsets use

Published 18:00 on February 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:38 on February 15, 2020  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US-based Delta Air Lines announced Friday that it will invest $1 billion to achieve carbon neutrality from its global business starting in March, but said it would limit its reliance on offsets in the long-run.

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India’s cKinetics acquires carbon market data firm CaliforniaCarbon.info

Published 16:34 on February 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:56 on February 14, 2020  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Other APAC, US  /  No Comments

Delhi-based sustainability advisory firm cKinetics has acquired carbon market news and data platform CaliforniaCarbon.info, Carbon Pulse has learned.

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Oregon advances WCI-modelled ETS bill with prolonged fuel sector phase-in

Published 15:27 on February 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:35 on February 15, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Oregon Senate Democrats passed the state’s controversial ETS legislation out of committee on Thursday evening after making further concessions to the carbon market’s fuel sector phase-in and other areas to appease critics.

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