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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/CORSIA, 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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CARBON FORWARD 2019: Navigating opportunities in global carbon markets

Published 14:50 on September 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:16 on September 25, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, 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, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Learn how companies and governments are aligning with the Paris Agreement and finding opportunities in carbon markets worldwide.

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China backs Paris, but silent on new targets ahead of NYC climate summit

Published 09:53 on September 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:40 on September 17, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, International  /  No Comments

China on Tuesday laid out its position ahead of next week’s climate summit in New York, pledging a 100% commitment to the Paris Agreement but stopping short of promising to increase its own ambitions.

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China, Russia blast “unfair” CORSIA, as EU’s resolve tested on aviation ETS

Published 23:02 on September 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:29 on September 10, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China and Russia have blasted the ICAO’s CORSIA aviation offsetting mechanism as unfairly burdening emerging economies, setting up a testing triennial Assembly of the UN aviation body that also threatens the EU’s inclusion of flights in its carbon market.

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China missing out on massive non-CO2 GHG cuts -report

Published 10:07 on September 6, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:07 on September 6, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China could cut a cumulative 1.5-3 billion tonnes of CO2e by 2030 at low cost by introducing easily available policies, including bringing some of those gases into its planned emissions trading scheme, according to research.

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