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Key China climate think-tank vice director joins Energy Foundation

Published 11:41 on July 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:56 on July 24, 2017  /  Bavardage, China  /  No Comments

One of China’s key climate policy academics has left his role as vice director of China’s government-led climate policy think-tank NCSC to become president of NGO Energy Foundation China.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending July 21, 2017

Published 11:18 on July 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:18 on July 21, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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German energy exchange EEX builds foothold in China’s emerging carbon market

Published 19:07 on July 20, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:21 on July 21, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, US  /  No Comments

German energy bourse EEX has partnered with several Chinese exchanges to build its foothold in China’s emerging national ETS, advancing plans to offer trade in euro-denominated offshore carbon derivatives to let clients access the market while avoiding the political and capital restrictions that international investors typically face.

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BP’s offset unit expands voluntary offering with SDG focus

Published 18:40 on July 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:22 on July 20, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Oil giant BP’s offsetting initiative BP Target Neutral has expanded its portfolio for 2017 by using the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for assessment to investing in four carbon-cutting projects.

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CDM board alters fee system to address growing number of unclaimed CERs

Published 16:44 on July 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:44 on July 14, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Carbon Taxes, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, South Korea, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The CDM’s Executive Board this week took steps to curb the increasing number of CERs that are sitting in UNFCCC ‘pending accounts’ awaiting payment of required issuance fees by their owners.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending July 14, 2017

Published 13:01 on July 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:24 on July 15, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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China’s second biggest steel producer sets up carbon trading subsidiary

Published 16:52 on July 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 20:11 on July 10, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The HBIS Group, China’s second biggest steel producer, has set up a carbon subsidiary that will handle trading, offset project development, and MRV issues once its parent company gets brought into the national emissions trading scheme.

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China’s Hubei postpones ETS compliance deadline over verification delays

Published 15:51 on July 10, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:27 on July 10, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The government of China’s Hubei province has postponed the 2016 compliance deadline in its emissions trading scheme due to the regulator being late in settling final CO2 output numbers.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending July 7, 2017

Published 16:11 on July 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:11 on July 7, 2017  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Below is a table of the closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week. All prices are in RMB, and volumes in tonnes of CO2e. Data sourced from local exchanges.

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Shell, Sovran agree first China ETS allowance options deal

Published 13:55 on July 6, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:02 on July 6, 2017  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

Shell and Guangdong-based brokers Sovran have agreed the first options trade for Chinese national CO2 allowances as market participants gear up for the launch of the world’s biggest carbon market.

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