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Big-emitting Chinese province rolls out offset plans

Published 11:03 on May 31, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:03 on May 31, 2022  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

One of China’s richest provinces has released a draft plan to launch a nature-based carbon offset programme, though uncertainty around the national government’s approach to corresponding adjustments means the resulting credits might be restricted to domestic consumption.

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Carbon Pulse hires its way to record reporter headcount, doubles article output

Published 01:26 on May 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:45 on May 13, 2022  /  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, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

(FREE READ) – Carbon Pulse has further boosted its coverage of regional and global carbon markets after completing a hiring drive that allowed it to welcome another four talented journalists, giving the unrivalled news provider a record staff size and doubled story count.

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ANALYSIS: Hong Kong eyes central carbon market role, but the key to its success lies in Beijing

Published 12:12 on April 27, 2022  /  Last updated at 12:12 on April 27, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Hong Kong has set out plans to establish itself as the hub that will bring together the international carbon market and that of China, but the pathway to success is tricky and heavily reliant on decision-makers in Beijing.

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China’s carbon exchanges team up to streamline local offsets

Published 11:53 on April 25, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:53 on April 25, 2022  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s nine regional carbon exchanges will band together to launch a unified offsets scheme, aiming to connect the many local offsetting schemes that have emerged across the country over the past year in the absence of a national market.

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CN Markets: CEAs flat as China’s carbon market enters hibernation

Published 13:19 on April 22, 2022  /  Last updated at 13:19 on April 22, 2022  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Spot allowance prices in China’s emissions trading market have not moved for almost two weeks, as the long wait for clarity on the next trading period drains liquidity bar the occasional block trade.

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Forest-rich Chinese province to reward counties that host carbon sink offset projects for all markets

Published 10:35 on April 14, 2022  /  Last updated at 10:35 on April 14, 2022  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Nature-based, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A province in southwestern China has promised to reward local governments that host forest carbon projects that achieve registration under domestic or international offsetting programmes.

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China includes carbon in broad announcement on unified markets, leaves market guessing

Published 11:36 on April 11, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:36 on April 11, 2022  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s central government has released guidelines on accelerating the construction of a number of unified markets, including energy and carbon, but a lack of detail left carbon traders unsure what to make of it.

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Hong Kong regulators back voluntary carbon market push with ties to mainland China

Published 08:13 on March 31, 2022  /  Last updated at 08:13 on March 31, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Nature-based, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Hong Kong will move to establish itself as a major voluntary carbon trading hub, providing a bridge between international traders and the mainland China market.

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Vitol’s global carbon sales jump by a third amid UK, voluntary scale-up

Published 21:56 on March 29, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:56 on March 29, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, New Zealand, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Commodity trading house Vitol reported a 34% year-on-year increase in its carbon sales for 2021, it said in a report published this week.

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Better net zero alignment is driving record ETS prices and revenues -study

Published 19:25 on March 29, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:31 on March 29, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US  /  No Comments

Emissions trading systems (ETS) worldwide have begun to align their emissions ambitions with net zero targets, boosting allowance prices and more than doubling government revenue in 2021, a research report outlined on Tuesday.

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