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Carbon trader becomes new CEO of Tianjin Climate Exchange

Published 12:13 on April 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:31 on April 19, 2018  /  Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A Beijing-based trader with China Carbon Futures left the company on Wednesday to take up the position of CEO of the Tianjin Climate Exchange.

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Singapore-based director parts ways with Engie Global Markets

Published 12:47 on April 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:26 on April 13, 2018  /  Bavardage  /  No Comments

An experienced Singapore-based energy markets executive has left Engie Global Markets.

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Carbon Tracker hires veteran carbon analyst to lead foray into emissions markets, pricing

Published 00:01 on April 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:01 on March 29, 2018  /  Bavardage, Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, International, New Market Mechanisms  /  No Comments

The Carbon Tracker Initiative has hired a veteran carbon analyst as managing director and head of research, as the UK-based think-tank moves into the emissions trading and CO2 pricing space.

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UPDATE – There’s an emergency handbrake for soaring EU carbon prices, and we’re getting closer to its trigger point

Published 17:26 on March 28, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:14 on March 29, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Few participants in the EU ETS are aware of the existence of a supply-side safety valve that could kick in if allowance prices rise too high, too quickly, but even fewer will be surprised that the market is getting closer to its trigger point following a tripling of EUA prices in the past year.

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Jailed carbon fraud kingpin arrested over bribes to French prison officials

Published 14:50 on March 27, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:50 on March 27, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

An inmate jailed in 2016 for masterminding a massive €283-million tax fraud using the EU ETS has been arrested on suspicion of bribing officials at one of France’s largest prisons, according to French media.

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Trading firms ALLCOT, AitherCO2 team up to bolster EU ETS offering

Published 15:39 on March 23, 2018  /  Last updated at 15:44 on March 23, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Carbon trading firms ALLCOT and AitherCO2 have joined forces to enhance their services for clients in the EU ETS, with a focus on emitters in Eastern Europe.

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Two convicted over £3.5 mln carbon credit investment scam

Published 16:57 on March 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:57 on March 16, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Two men have been found guilty of fraud by a British court after selling vulnerable investors illiquid carbon credits via a ‘boiler room’ scam.

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New initiative helps consumers ‘kill’ EU ETS allowance glut, push up cost of emitting

Published 17:30 on March 15, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:03 on March 19, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

An initiative has been launched to help consumers and companies tackle the glut of allowances inundating the EU ETS and attempt to push up the cost of emitting.

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UK airline appeals over £400k in EU ETS penalties dismissed

Published 00:37 on March 8, 2018  /  Last updated at 13:01 on March 8, 2018  /  Aviation, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

A UK-appointed adjudicator has rejected two more appeals from airlines over more than £400,000 in EU ETS fines, with one penalty being found to have resulted from the negligence of a London-based trading house.

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Germany reappoints EEX as its EU carbon auction platform

Published 10:53 on March 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:56 on March 6, 2018  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Germany has reappointed energy exchange EEX as the host of its weekly EU carbon allowance auctions.

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