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World Bank announces new carbon pricing coalition co-chair, high-level competitiveness forum

Published 00:24 on April 20, 2018  /  Last updated at 12:10 on April 20, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) on Thursday named a new co-chair, while the group’s managing body the World Bank announced a high-level forum on carbon pricing and competitiveness amid the release of a report on decarbonising the global power and chemicals sectors.

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ANALYSIS: Beyond Ontario, political and regulatory risks still hang over WCI market

Published 21:51 on April 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:56 on April 10, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

With all eyes on the political uncertainty stemming from Ontario’s upcoming election, experts say many WCI market participants are overlooking other risks to the programme.

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Carbon pricing having positive economic, environmental impact on Ontario -reports

Published 21:14 on April 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:20 on April 10, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Ontario is beginning to experience beneficial effects from its cap-and-trade programme, both on the economy and GHG emissions, that are expected to continue over the next several years, according to two related studies released on Monday.

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Mexican carbon tax to operate alongside market, though stakeholders say offset rules must change

Published 04:47 on April 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 04:59 on April 7, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Mexico plans on keeping its domestic carbon tax and applying it to smaller emitters when it launches its national cap-and-trade scheme, a senior official said this week.

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Ontario cap-and-trade exit will be hard but new govt could “screw up” market, says former minister

Published 01:30 on April 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:30 on April 7, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Dismantling Ontario’s cap-and-trade scheme and exiting the North American WCI programme would be “pretty hard” for a new provincial government to do without incurring high costs or denting business and investor confidence, according to Ontario’s former environment minister.

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Canada’s Yukon could lower emissions by 5.4% with carbon tax -report

Published 01:25 on April 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:25 on April 7, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Adopting the Canadian government’s ‘backstop’ carbon tax could lower emissions in the country’s Yukon territory by 5.4% over the next five years, according to report released by the territorial government on Thursday.

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Alberta finalises plan to withdraw six offset protocols

Published 00:27 on April 7, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:27 on April 7, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Alberta Climate Change Office (CCO) has confirmed that it will scrap six offset protocols, while also flagging another for withdrawal, according to a memo released on Friday.

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Hawaii carbon tax proposal dead, says lawmaker

Published 03:58 on April 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 03:58 on April 6, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Hawaii’s carbon tax proposal will not go through in 2018, a state lawmaker told Carbon Pulse on Thursday, marking the latest sub-national US carbon pricing proposal to fail to muster enough legislative support this year.

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ExxonMobil voids another big batch of Colombian CERs against country’s carbon tax, almost doubling total

Published 03:44 on April 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 03:44 on April 6, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US oil major ExxonMobil continued its brisk pace of Colombian CER cancellations this week, annulling another huge batch against the country’s carbon tax.

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Manitoba opposition party threatens to delay province’s carbon tax

Published 01:05 on April 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 01:05 on April 6, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Manitoba’s NDP party has threatened to delay legislation to enact the province’s proposed carbon tax as it seeks to force the ruling conservatives to include measures to support low-carbon investment, the leader of the official opposition said Thursday.

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