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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Oct. 18, 2019

Published 19:43 on October 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:43 on October 18, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week.

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INTERVIEW: Green growth chief sees “real potential” for step up in Paris pledges

Published 00:39 on October 16, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:22 on October 19, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, International, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South Korea  /  No Comments

Several big-emitting Asian nations are considering stepping up their low-ball Paris emission pledges as they discover viable alternatives to coal and a limited role for emissions trade under Article 6, according to the operational head of intergovernmental body GGGI.

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Guangdong issues 200,000 carbon credits as offset market is revived

Published 18:41 on October 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 07:52 on October 16, 2019  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Guangdong provincial government has issued some 200,000 carbon credits, in a sign that its offset market is gradually returning to life after a 10-month hiatus due to restructuring of market regulations.

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China carbon futures exchange set to get final nod before year-end

Published 18:32 on October 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 07:58 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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CDM hits dual milestones ahead of UN carbon offset scheme’s potential conclusion

Published 05:53 on October 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:30 on October 14, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) passed two noteworthy milestones this month, as countries prepare to determine whether to wind up the project-based carbon finance programme.

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EU nations scrambling to halt rising illegal trade in super-pollutants

Published 03:32 on October 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:29 on October 12, 2019  /  China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms  /  No Comments

The EU is battling to curb surging illegal imports in potent Chinese-made F-gases, with smugglers set to bring in products this year with more global warming impact than the greenhouse gas emissions of a mid-sized European country.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Oct. 11, 2019

Published 19:32 on October 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:32 on October 11, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Closing prices, ranges and volumes for China’s regional pilot carbon markets this week.

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Tax CO2 from largest emitters $75/t by 2030 to avoid 2C temperature rise, says IMF

Published 08:22 on October 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 08:38 on October 11, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

A global temperature rise of 2 degrees C could be avoided if large emitting countries collectively adopt a carbon tax of $75/tonne by 2030, as well as other ambitious actions, according to a report by the International Monetary Fund.

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ICAO moves toward long-term GHG goal, CORSIA launch despite opposition from 25 nations

Published 06:44 on October 4, 2019  /  Last updated at 03:23 on October 7, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

ICAO’s Assembly on Friday backed the progression of work on setting a long-term emissions target for aviation and to advance the UN body’s CORSIA global offsetting mechanism towards operationalisation, though a fifth of the countries in attendance voted against the two resolutions in a surprise secret ballot.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – UK climate minister Duncan to deliver keynote speech

Published 18:13 on October 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 05:57 on October 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, 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

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Survive and thrive in carbon markets by joining us at the 4th annual CARBON FORWARD conference & training day where we will be joined by the pre-eminent experts to discuss a programme developed by environmental market experts and based on feedback from companies like yours.

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