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NA Markets: California prices drop to 8-mth low as liquidity drains ahead of auction result

Published 22:26 on February 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:26 on February 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California carbon prices fell to an eight-month low this week as traders grew anxious over whether the WCI market could absorb its biggest auction yet, with activity grinding almost to a halt ahead of next week’s result.

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Quebec’s amended Environment Quality Act scheduled to take effect

Published 21:57 on February 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:20 on February 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Quebec is making several minor rule changes to its cap-and-trade scheme as the province gets ready to put amendments to its Environment Quality Act into force a month from now.

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Ontario releases two new draft offset protocols for public review

Published 23:32 on February 21, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:32 on February 21, 2018  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) released two new draft offset protocols on Wednesday and launched a 45-day public review and comment period.

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California’s LCFS rulemaking proposal calls for greater GHG cuts

Published 23:16 on February 21, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:16 on February 21, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

California officials released unofficial rulemaking documents to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) late on Tuesday, featuring more ambitious emissions reductions targets than previously discussed.

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Analysts expect WCI price lift-off regardless of result of bumper auction

Published 21:00 on February 21, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:10 on February 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

WCI allowances are likely to lift from the market’s auction reserve price in the coming months but could surge more steeply if Wednesday’s record-breaking auction fails to sell out, according to analysts at ClearBlue Markets.

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Latest Oregon ‘cap-and-invest’ amendment would buy legislators over a year to hammer out programme design

Published 22:27 on February 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:22 on February 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

A new proposed amendment to Oregon’s ‘cap-and-invest’ proposal would temporarily strike the section of the bill governing programme design while keeping the more stringent GHG cap, a move that one key legislator told Carbon Pulse could be vital in ensuring that the legislation passes during the 2018 term.

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CO2 pricing could be back on for Ontario as former PC leader Brown eyes comeback

Published 23:18 on February 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:30 on February 21, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, US  /  No Comments

Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown has decided to re-enter his party’s leadership race, after stepping down last month following sexual misconduct allegations.

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Canada unveils proposals to accelerate coal phase-out

Published 23:48 on February 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:48 on February 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

The Canadian government on Friday outlined new proposed measures to accelerate the phase out of the country’s coal-fired power plants.

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Nova Scotia halves emissions threshold for cap-and-trade participation as regulations enter into force

Published 22:54 on February 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:02 on February 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada  /  No Comments

Detailed reporting requirements to support Nova Scotia’s upcoming cap-and-trade system were put into effect Thursday, requiring companies with annual emissions above 50,000 tonnes of CO2 to participate in the program.

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Ontario PC candidates reiterate carbon pricing opposition but lack clear climate policy alternatives

Published 00:33 on February 16, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:25 on February 16, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

All four Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidates on Thursday reiterated their pledges to dismantle the province’s cap-and-trade scheme and reject the federal backstop programme, but not one was able to offer any semblance of a coherent climate change policy alternative.

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