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Australian landfill project earns 232k carbon credits

Published 09:11 on November 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:57 on November 17, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

A Victoria-based waste project owned by Landfill Operation Pty. received most of the offsets issued this week by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator, earning 232,387 carbon credits.

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ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: As REDD talks progress in Bonn, question arises: who can use the term “REDD+”?

Published 14:15 on November 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:15 on November 14, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Towards the end of summer, climate negotiators learned of three trademark applications that were filed in May of this year. One was for the logo “REDDPLUSX”, which is described as a carbon credit brokerage. Another was for the logo “RRU”, which are proposed carbon credits generated by saving or supporting forests under the Paris Agreement. But it was the third, for the logo REDD+, that raised eyebrows across the climate community.

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Australia set for influx of cheap, low-quality offsets -analysts

Published 08:29 on November 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 14:19 on November 14, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s current climate policy is likely to create a huge supply of carbon offsets available in the A$5-10/tonne ($3.80-7.60) range, with many of them from low-quality projects unlikely to be accepted in international markets, analysts Reputex said.

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Australia issues 240k offsets to nine projects

Published 09:58 on November 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:23 on November 10, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator this week issued 239,597 new carbon credits, with the majority going to developers Terra Carbon.

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Australia OKs emissions increases for Virgin, BHP Billiton

Published 09:46 on November 3, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:47 on November 3, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator this week published new benchmarks under the Safeguard Mechanism, allowing airline Virgin and two BHP Billiton projects to increase their emissions while capping CO2 from Chevron’s new Gorgon LNG plant at 8.3 million tonnes.

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Australia’s carbon farming industry pitches multi-billion dollar offset market

Published 09:22 on November 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:02 on November 1, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s carbon farming industry could cut almost half a billion tonnes of CO2e by 2030 with proper government backing, earning A$24 billion and creating thousands of jobs along the way, a report said Wednesday.

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Labor questions offset use in Australia’s new energy plan

Published 09:13 on November 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:58 on November 1, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

It is uncertain whether Australia’s biggest opposition party will back offset use in the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) after its climate spokesman questioned whether electricity generators should be allowed to use carbon credits given they’ll face easier emission goals than other sectors.

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Offset delivery under Australia’s ERF exceeds expectations

Published 10:24 on October 27, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:19 on October 27, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Project developers selling offsets to the Australian government under the Emissions Reduction Fund delivered more carbon credits than contracted in FY2016-17, but the number of new projects fell drastically, according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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Analysts see potential $6.2 bln carbon offset boon for Queensland

Published 11:25 on October 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 18:42 on October 26, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Queensland’s carbon offset industry could deliver carbon credits worth up to A$8 billion ($6.2 bln) to Australian and foreign buyers by 2030, said analysts Energetics.

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Cheap Asian renewables dominate voluntary offset supply -report

Published 10:56 on October 26, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:39 on October 26, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, China, EMEA, International, Mexico, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Carbon credits from large renewables projects in countries such as China and India dominate global voluntary market supply, though they are priced cheaper than almost any other offset type, according to a report.

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