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China’s Tianjin to extend, expand emissions trading market

Published 02:12 on November 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:32 on November 14, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Tianjin municipal government is circulating draft regulations for public comment that would extend the life of its emissions trading scheme by five years, and is also planning to expand coverage to align with the long-term plans for the national cap-and-trade programme.

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Observers expect China to opt for softer ETS pathway for coal facilities

Published 14:20 on November 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 01:17 on November 7, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China is likely to opt for the less ambitious of two options for coal-fired power plants under its national cap-and-trade programme next year amid pushback from industry, according to observers.

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FEATURE: A year out, UN’s CORSIA aviation scheme mired in offset supply struggles

Published 01:43 on November 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:53 on November 6, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN’s CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme is just over a year away from entering into force, but a myriad of supply- and reputation-related concerns is clouding the horizon for airlines and investors, not least the fact that it remains unclear exactly which credits will be eligible.

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Refintiv hires analyst to cover impending China carbon market

Published 10:50 on October 31, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:54 on October 31, 2019  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Analysts Refinitiv have hired a Beijing-based expert from the Energy Foundation to track developments ahead of next year’s launch of China’s national emissions trading market.

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China carbon futures exchange set to get final nod before year-end

Published 11:32 on October 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:58 on October 16, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Guangdong province has begun consultation on its planned futures exchange, which will focus on CO2 permits initially, and expects to get central government approval before the end of the year, a senior provincial official said, according to local media.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – UK climate minister Duncan to deliver keynote speech

Published 11:13 on October 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:57 on October 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, 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, US  /  No Comments

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China flags tough coal power standards in draft ETS allocation plan

Published 13:20 on October 1, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:27 on October 1, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China has released a draft allocation plan for its power sector emissions trading scheme trial run, proposing strict efficiency levels for coal-fired plants that analysts say would force changes at old, inefficient facilities despite the lack of an overall CO2 cap for the market.

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China set to drop absolute emission cap on ETS, says government advisor

Published 10:40 on September 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:22 on October 7, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China is likely to avoid setting an absolute cap on CO2 when it launches its emissions trading scheme next year, and will instead opt for an intensity-based approach, according to a Tsinghua University professor advising the government on designing the market.

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Pakistan should opt for emissions trading, consider future China link -study

Published 10:53 on September 26, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:37 on October 29, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Launching an emissions trading system for large-scale emitters would help Pakistan to rapidly deploy climate-friendly solutions while also achieving major co-benefits such as reductions in its air pollution levels, according to a UN-backed study.

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IHS Markit launches global carbon index amid growing investor interest

Published 12:32 on September 25, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:32 on September 25, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

Information provider IHS Markit has launched a global carbon index, reflecting the rise in investor interest in environmental commodities.

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