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China’s Shenyang releases draft rules for its pilot carbon market

Published 11:57 on November 26, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:57 on November 26, 2020  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The municipal government of Shenyang has released draft regulations for what will become China’s ninth regional carbon market, with an eye to linking to other regions over time.

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Trading in China’s carbon market now tipped to begin early 2021

Published 00:35 on November 23, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:10 on November 24, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The first trades in China’s national emissions trading scheme are likely to take place early next year, an advisor to the government said over the weekend, meaning the country is likely to miss its 2020 target start date for the market, though compliance obligations are still set to be backdated to 2019.

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Exemptions cancel out stricter benchmark in new China ETS allocation plan

Published 15:50 on November 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:51 on November 20, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

China’s environment ministry has tightened the overall benchmark for large coal-fired power plants in the national emissions trading scheme, but introduced loopholes that cancel out most potential CO2 cuts from the stricter standard, according to an updated draft released Friday evening.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Nov. 20, 2020

Published 11:05 on November 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:05 on November 20, 2020  /  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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China should ban new coal plants, aim for $30/t carbon price -report

Published 09:20 on November 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 09:20 on November 20, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China needs to immediately halt construction of new coal-fired power plants and aim for a 200 yuan ($30) per tonne price of carbon in its emissions trading scheme to get on track to meeting its target of reaching net zero emissions by 2060, according to a report released Friday.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Nov. 13, 2020

Published 11:15 on November 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:15 on November 13, 2020  /  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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Audio recordings of Carbon Pulse’s side events at the ICAP-IETA Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion

Published 16:46 on November 12, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:37 on November 12, 2020  /  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, Dialogue, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Here is a summary of Carbon Pulse’s free side events at this week’s IETA-ICAP Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion, along with links to the audio recordings. (Video recordings not available to due to file size considerations)

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Nov. 6, 2020

Published 13:22 on November 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 13:22 on November 6, 2020  /  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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China’s Guangdong province to hand out carbon credits for donating, selling second-hand clothes

Published 13:13 on November 5, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:16 on November 5, 2020  /  China, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

The Guangdong provincial government has approved a pilot project to award carbon credits to companies, groups, and individuals that sell or donate used clothing, the first jurisdiction in the world to do so.

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ANALYSIS: Market braces for massive offset uptake in China’s carbon market

Published 11:37 on November 3, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:37 on November 3, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

Offset trading in China’s national ETS could hit 250-500 million units in the market’s first year once the government finalises rules and begins issuing new credits, according to traders and analysts.

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