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UK govt fines trio of grounded airlines over £130 mln for EU ETS breaches

Published 21:44 on November 25, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:15 on November 26, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

The UK has levied more than £130 million in fines on three grounded airlines for not complying with their obligations under the EU carbon market.

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Averna acquisition of ClimateCare puts offset firm on “professional investment footing” ahead of market boom, says founder

Published 18:17 on November 25, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:26 on November 25, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The recent acquisition by private equity firm Averna Capital of a majority stake in ClimateCare will help prepare the low-carbon project developer for massive growth in the global offset market, the company’s founder told Carbon Pulse.

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By the numbers: A snapshot of the EU ETS – 2019-20 edition

Published 19:46 on November 18, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:49 on November 18, 2020  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The European Commission on Wednesday adopted its annual report on the functioning of the EU ETS, which covered the market’s developments in 2019 and into 2020, as well as summarising measures proposed or agreed this year.

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Indian carbon trading firm to launch IPO

Published 10:59 on November 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:31 on November 18, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

India’s biggest carbon and renewable energy credit trading company is preparing to list on the BSE bourse in Mumbai in a bid to raise funds that will allow it to expand its activities.

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New carbon fintech investment platform secures $4.5 mln in funding

Published 18:40 on November 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:14 on November 13, 2020  /  Americas, Bavardage, Canada, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

A new fintech platform that aims to facilitate institutional and retail investment in carbon allowances has secured $4.5 million in new funding, adding to the expanding suite of ETS-focused vehicles as growth in ESG investing gathers pace.

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Audio recordings of Carbon Pulse’s side events at the ICAP-IETA Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion

Published 16:46 on November 12, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:37 on November 12, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, Dialogue, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Here is a summary of Carbon Pulse’s free side events at this week’s IETA-ICAP Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion, along with links to the audio recordings. (Video recordings not available to due to file size considerations)

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NZX, EEX win bid to operate New Zealand carbon auctions

Published 02:28 on October 21, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:28 on October 21, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand’s NZX and Germany-based EEX have been picked to develop and operate the platform that will handle carbon allowance auctions in New Zealand.

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UK consultancy Redshaw Advisors hires offset project expert

Published 18:44 on October 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:44 on October 9, 2020  /  Africa, Bavardage, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Kyoto Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UK carbon market consultancy Redshaw Advisors has hired a seasoned offset project developer, aiming to bolster its offering in voluntary offsetting and corporate climate strategies.

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UK judge grants right to appeal in long-running EU ETS tax fraud case

Published 22:31 on October 5, 2020  /  Last updated at 15:57 on October 6, 2020  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A British judge has granted the right to appeal in a £45 million tax fraud case linked to the EU carbon market, meaning the long-running civil suit may still be a ways from seeing finality.

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UK govt fines BP, Repsol Sinopec over EU ETS infractions

Published 16:27 on October 1, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:53 on October 1, 2020  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The UK government has once again fined oil and gas companies BP and Repsol Sinopec for regulation breaches relating to the EU ETS.

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