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Without Paris-era rules, voluntary carbon market steers own course

Published 20:42 on April 23, 2020  /  Last updated at 03:00 on April 24, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, International, REDD, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The voluntary carbon market is making plans to secure its future as the postponement of intergovernmental climate talks ensures the UN Paris Agreement era will begin without rules on global emissions trade.

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World Bank sticks to November REDD deal deadline amid virus concerns

Published 15:04 on April 22, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:33 on April 22, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) is adhering to the November deadline agreed earlier this year for tropical forest nations to sign their deforestation reduction agreements, even as several countries are running behind schedule.

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EU lawmakers concerned over CORSIA proposal that could breach ETS directive

Published 13:53 on April 22, 2020  /  Last updated at 20:08 on April 29, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A planned European Commission proposal that would legally bind the EU to implement the international CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme could take away the European Parliament’s oversight over the process, according to five EU lawmakers representing the four largest pro-European political groups. 

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Thailand, British Columbia to take extra time to re-apply for CORSIA eligibility

Published 16:50 on April 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:19 on April 20, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Thailand and British Columbia will miss UN body ICAO’s Monday deadline to resubmit their offset programme applications for eligibility under the CORSIA global aviation scheme, as they seek to make changes to their methodologies for future intakes.

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ANALYSIS: Virus fallout means 2020 a write-off for airlines’ CORSIA offset purchases

Published 22:48 on April 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 10:19 on April 17, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The bottom fell out of the CORSIA international aviation offset market almost as soon as it began with the coronavirus fallout grounding airlines worldwide, yielding slim prospects for even limited test buying this year.

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Beijing delays ETS compliance deadline, holds off on aviation

Published 09:05 on April 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:42 on April 14, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Pilot Markets, International  /  No Comments

The Beijing municipal government has pushed back the 2019 compliance deadline for its emissions trading scheme to October, while holding off introducing obligations for its aviation sector.

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Several states postpone CORSIA reporting deadline as virus-decimated airlines plea for changes

Published 17:25 on April 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:27 on April 9, 2020  /  Americas, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, International, US  /  No Comments

At least three large nations have postponed CORSIA deadlines for their airlines to report 2019 emission data due to coronavirus disruptions, even as auditors insisted on Thursday that the checks can be completed with little difficulty.

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FEATURE: Verra aims for more streamlined process with in-house offset registry

Published 15:13 on April 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:27 on April 9, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, International, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Offset standard developer and manager Verra is seeking to cut red tape and costs for stakeholders by launching its own registry, becoming the latest US-based organisation to administer its own system.

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Hawaii CO2 tax legislation faces uncertain future amid COVID-19 pandemic

Published 18:00 on April 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:45 on April 6, 2020  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Carbon Taxes, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Hawaii legislators’ plans to approve a carbon levy proposal this year are in doubt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the economic fallout from the virus outbreak could present an opportunity to raise critical revenue for the tourism-dependent US state, the bill sponsor told Carbon Pulse.

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Airlines seek CORSIA changes in light of virus impact

Published 11:10 on April 3, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:26 on April 9, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Airlines are urging governments to alter the UN’s international CORSIA aviation offsetting mechanism to account for the drastic cut in flights due to the coronavirus, changes that would likely greatly reduce offset demand.

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