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CN Markets: China carbon price edges down, as ETS challenges remain

Published 08:49 on September 24, 2021  /  Last updated at 08:49 on September 24, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The price for Chinese Carbon Emissions Allowances (CEAs) came down slightly over the past week, but the overall market situation remained the same as none of the regulatory and administrative uncertainties hanging over the market have been addressed.

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Guangdong clean power auction attracts moderate interest, premium prices

Published 12:52 on September 23, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:52 on September 23, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Guangdong province on Thursday held its first auction of clean power for which buyers will be issued green certificates, a new type of credit that could emerge as a competitor to offsets. 

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Companies announce China’s first “carbon neutral” crude oil deal

Published 13:24 on September 22, 2021  /  Last updated at 13:24 on September 22, 2021  /  China, China's Offset Market, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Three major Chinese companies on Wednesday announced they had used government-issued CCERs to offset a shipment of 30,000 tonnes of crude oil from extraction in Angola and every step of the way through the supply chain to consumption.

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Voluntary offset taskforce names governance board, promises indigenous representation

Published 12:53 on September 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:13 on September 21, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The private sector Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) announced its governance body on Tuesday, adding that it was on track to deliver next year standardising tools being designed to help dramatically increase the volume of carbon credit transactions.

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VCM Report: Nature-based VER values lift past CORSIA-eligible units

Published 20:58 on September 20, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:08 on September 20, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Prices for exchange-traded, standardised voluntary emissions reductions (VERs) rose more quickly among nature-based products than CORSIA-qualified credits for the second straight week, reasserting a premium in the voluntary carbon market (VCM) that had evaporated earlier this month.

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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 17:02 on September 21, 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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CN Markets: CEAs rebound somewhat, but activity remains low amid talk of further delays

Published 09:02 on September 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 09:49 on September 17, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Chinese Carbon Emissions Allowances (CEAs) rose by 7% over the past week, though activity remains low as talk of further delays in allocating an outstanding 5 billion permits weighs on traders.

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China’s Chongqing launches carbon offset scheme

Published 11:28 on September 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:28 on September 16, 2021  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Southwest China’s Chongqing revealed the first batch of offset methodologies, and the credits can be used in the local compliance carbon market, as well as to claim carbon neutral for business operations and big events.

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ANALYSIS: Pining to get started, China’s carbon foresters face familiar foes

Published 12:38 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:22 on September 20, 2021  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China is banking on carbon sinks to help meet its 2060 climate ambitions, but the domestic carbon forestry industry is still struggling with familiar obstacles in the Chinese emissions market: lack of regulatory certainty and lacklustre demand.

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VCM Report: CORSIA credit rally halts as nature-based VERs trend up

Published 22:33 on September 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:33 on September 13, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Standardised CORSIA-eligible offset contracts on the voluntary carbon market (VCM) came down from record highs in recent days, while nature-based voluntary emissions reduction (VER) values rose to retest the long-standing premium that evaporated this month.

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