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Hundreds of investors pressure G20 on climate targets, carbon pricing

Published 09:17 on June 26, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:17 on June 26, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan  /  No Comments

Nearly 500 investors managing $34 trillion worth of capital are urging G20 nations to strengthen their Paris Agreement targets, and put in place policies to achieve those goals, including meaningful prices on carbon emissions and targets for phasing out fossil fuel subsidies.

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Beijing targets carbon neutral Winter Olympics with offsets, allowances

Published 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing have released a plan to minimise the event’s greenhouse gas footprint, including a goal to buy or ensure donations of local carbon offsets and ETS allowances to make up for any emissions that can’t be avoided.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending June 21, 2019

Published 12:32 on June 21, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:32 on June 21, 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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Chinese ex-official pans industry calls for more coal plants

Published 11:44 on June 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:44 on June 20, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

A former senior Chinese government official has rubbished claims from the power sector that the country must build more coal-fired power plants to avoid power shortages.

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China lays foundation for voluntary carbon market

Published 11:57 on June 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:55 on June 17, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China has for the first time laid out rules for carbon neutralising major events and activities, including defining which types of carbon credits would be eligible, a first step towards creating a voluntary GHG market in the world’s biggest-emitting nation.

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BY THE NUMBERS: Data sheds light on unused CER supply, Kyoto unit trading

Published 14:08 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:51 on June 14, 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, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

There remains more than 860 million unused CERs – a massive supply of offsets that could potentially be tapped by airlines to comply with ICAO’s CORSIA scheme or which could find its way into the Paris Agreement era.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending June 14, 2019

Published 12:05 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:05 on June 14, 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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Tianjin to auction 2 mln CO2 allowances on June 27

Published 11:30 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:30 on June 14, 2019  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

Tianjin will auction 2 million carbon permits on June 27 to help struggling emitters acquire sufficient allowances to be in compliance for 2018, the municipal government said Friday.

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China issues tender to build national carbon trading platform

Published 11:01 on June 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:01 on June 13, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

The Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange has issued a tender seeking bids to build the trading platform for China’s national carbon market, one of the last pieces of the puzzle before the world’s biggest cap-and-trade programme can commence.

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Guangdong first province to list China national ETS participants

Published 13:20 on June 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:21 on June 11, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Guangdong department of ecology and environment has published a preliminary list of 90 power companies that qualify to participate in China’s nationwide cap-and-trade programme.

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