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VCM Report: VER prices converge, while CORSIA credit premium emerges

Published 20:46 on March 22, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:57 on March 23, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Voluntary emission reduction (VER) prices between different exchange-traded products narrowed over the week, while voluntary carbon market (VCM) participants took note of entities tacking on a premium to credits eligible for UN body ICAO’s global aviation offset scheme CORSIA.

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Latest carbon market ETF sees managed assets more than triple year-to-date

Published 23:49 on March 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:37 on March 21, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Total assets under management by the newest carbon market ETF have more than tripled since the start of the year, in a further sign of investors rushing to gain exposure in this burgeoning asset class.

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Three standards vie for eligibility in third round of CORSIA aviation offset scheme approvals

Published 11:59 on March 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 15:27 on March 19, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Three mainly forestry-related offset standards are seeking eligibility in the third round of applications under ICAO’s CORSIA aviation carbon trading scheme.

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“Forceful, abrupt” international climate action response to birth US carbon price by 2025 -experts

Published 18:56 on March 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:22 on March 19, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Delayed efforts to combat climate change will result in a “forceful, abrupt, and disorderly” response by governments by 2025, which combined with protectionist policies will see the US introduce a national carbon pricing system by that date.

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CORSIA “unlikely to materially alter” aviation’s climate impact, unpublished EU analysis says

Published 17:27 on March 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:11 on March 18, 2021  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

The UN’s global aviation offsetting system CORSIA is “unlikely to materially alter” the climate impact of the aviation sector, according to an unpublished EU study leaked Thursday.

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World Bank cancels three potential REDD agreements

Published 21:09 on March 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:09 on March 16, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, International, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank-led Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) has cancelled three possible deforestation reduction deals, while three others are expected to be agreed soon, a spokesperson confirmed to Carbon Pulse.

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VCM Report: VER prices tick up as market players question future increases

Published 20:48 on March 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:31 on March 15, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) prices gained this week on continued strong demand in the spot market, though traders and retailers think more substantial price increases for voluntary emission reductions (VERs) may be a ways off.

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Colombian utility schedules March auction for 2 mln carbon offsets

Published 17:45 on March 11, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:39 on March 11, 2021  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Carbon Taxes, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Colombia’s Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) will sell 2 million carbon offsets from hydroelectric and wind projects on Mar. 23, the residential public utilities company announced Wednesday.

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CORRECTION: Xpansiv launches nature-based carbon offset product

Published 14:00 on March 11, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:18 on March 12, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Spot commodities exchange and market data firm Xpansiv launched a nature-based version of its Global Emissions Offset (GEO) on Thursday, building on the firm’s spot and futures offerings of its CORSIA-aligned carbon credits.

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Impact investor Capricorn gives backing to venture building nature offsets portfolio

Published 21:08 on March 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:26 on March 9, 2021  /  Africa, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Conversations, International, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Impact investor Capricorn has taken a stake in a UK-based financier helping the venture to build a pool of nature-based offsets intended to be sold to buyers under long-term contracts.

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