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China carbon veteran joins Shenwu’s emissions arm

Published 23:11 on September 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 03:50 on September 26, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

A veteran Chinese emissions trader has joined the carbon arm of an environmental technological company with a strong base in Chinese steel and non-ferrous metal sectors.

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Chinese coal supplier buys Beijing-based carbon firm

Published 10:07 on September 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:46 on September 21, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The biggest coal-fired power supplier in China’s Shanxi province has acquired a Beijing-based carbon firm to extend its business portfolio to emissions trading, the company said Thursday.

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China govt agency eyes ETS for forestry carbon goal

Published 14:54 on September 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:17 on September 18, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China should use its national emissions trading scheme to fund forestry projects and help meet its LULUCF targets under the Paris Agreement, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) said.

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Guangdong woos Beijing on carbon offset futures

Published 13:39 on September 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:48 on September 1, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Guangdong officials this week presented plans to launch carbon offset futures trading to key central government agencies, as the southern province hopes to secure a share of China’s emerging emissions market.

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Head of China operations leaves carbon brokers Virtuse

Published 10:00 on August 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:30 on August 31, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The head of Czech brokers Virtuse’s China office has left the company.

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ICIS’ lead China carbon analyst to leave for Shell trading desk

Published 09:58 on August 31, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:33 on August 31, 2017  /  Bavardage, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

ICIS’ chief China carbon market analyst is leaving the company to join Shell’s emissions trading desk in Beijing.

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Uncoordinated environmental markets could double impact on China’s emitters -experts

Published 11:23 on August 30, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:45 on August 30, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s uncoordinated plans to set up several energy-related environmental markets could double the economic impact on companies forced to comply with them, according to experts.

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China’s Guangdong keeps ETS CO2 cap flat, brings in new companies

Published 11:35 on August 28, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:39 on August 28, 2017  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The biggest of China’s pilot emissions trading schemes will issue the same number of CO2 permits in 2017 as last year while increasing the number of market participants by nearly 10%, the Guangdong provincial government said Monday.

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China’s Fujian closes in on 2017 target for forest carbon offsets

Published 10:59 on August 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:32 on August 25, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Officials in China’s Fujian have approved five forestry projects that can generate a total 920,000 offsets at first issuance, close to the official target of cutting 1 million tonnes of CO2e annually from the province’s forest carbon programme.

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Hanergy’s carbon arm takes 13% hit in revenue in H1

Published 10:50 on August 23, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:35 on August 23, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The carbon arm of China’s Hanergy, the world’s biggest solar cell manufacturer, reported a 13% drop in revenue in the first half of the year due to a difficult offset market and slow developments in the national ETS.

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