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Malaysia to establish emissions trading scheme, guidelines for voluntary carbon market

Published 06:08 on September 20, 2021  /  Last updated at 06:08 on September 20, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, CBAM, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Malaysia will develop a domestic emissions trading scheme and draft guidelines to set up a voluntary carbon market, its environment minister said over the weekend.

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CARBON FORWARD 2021: Amid global carbon credit boom, experts gather to discuss risks, opportunities

Published 20:27 on September 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 15:00 on September 20, 2021  /  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, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The sixth instalment of Carbon Forward – the premier annual environmental markets conference – is back, and it’s stacked with a first-class line-up of speakers to discuss the global boom in carbon credit prices, as well as government- and corporate-led efforts to scale up these markets.

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European steelmakers risk stranded assets within years as emissions budget nears exhaustion -report

Published 14:30 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:30 on September 14, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Middle East, Other APAC  /  No Comments

European steelmakers must accelerate their low-carbon transition as their emissions budget to 2050 nears exhaustion, according to a report published Tuesday that found Turkish and former Soviet producers most at risk of holding stranded assets.

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Energy price spike no reason to let climate plans slip, says EU climate chief

Published 10:34 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:14 on September 14, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Sky-high European energy prices must not get in way of the EU’s climate action but rather spur the bloc to accelerate the low-carbon transition, EU climate chief Frans Timmermans told the European Parliament on Tuesday.

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EU lawmakers wary of CO2 cost hit to poor people, urge speedier end to free allocations

Published 13:38 on September 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:54 on September 9, 2021  /  Aviation/CORSIA, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

A proposed new European carbon market for buildings and transport could hit the poorest the hardest, MEPs said in a hearing on Thursday, with several calling for a faster phaseout of free EU carbon allocations for industry and airlines under the bloc’s main ETS.

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EU carbon and natural gas prices likely to de-link in coming months -analyst

Published 12:50 on September 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:21 on September 9, 2021  /  CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS, UK ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon and natural gas prices are likely to diverge in the coming months, as gas supply improves and the surplus of EU emissions allowances shrinks, according to an analyst.

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Leaving methane out of EU CBAM a missed opportunity -analyst

Published 23:48 on September 6, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:51 on September 7, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The EU has missed a crucial opportunity to include coal mine methane under its proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM).

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MEPs jostle for key EU climate policy files as ETS reform process kicks off

Published 18:27 on September 6, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:13 on September 6, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU lawmakers are jostling to gain control of the European Parliament’s scrutiny of the mammoth ‘Fit for 55’ climate package, with the centre-right EPP political group set to steer the main EU ETS reform elements.

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Carbon Pulse bolsters best-in-class reporting team with two more expert hires

Published 16:53 on September 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:01 on September 3, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

(Free read) – Carbon Pulse has significantly strengthened its best-in-class news reporting team by bringing aboard two more expert hires – one previously the lead energy analyst with The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), and the other a lead negotiator for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

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EU CBAM to have only minor impact on trade -study

Published 00:01 on August 31, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:14 on August 31, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

A carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) imposed by the EU on its trading partners will only have a minor effect on European imports, a study has found.

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