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No cap will make China’s carbon market less efficient -report

Published 10:27 on January 15, 2020  /  Last updated at 10:27 on January 15, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s decision to make its ETS intensity-based rather than having an absolute CO2 cap will make emission cuts more expensive, according to researchers, who say the system can still achieve significant reductions.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Jan. 10, 2020

Published 11:48 on January 10, 2020  /  Last updated at 11:48 on January 10, 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 hints at lower CO2 permit allocations for emitters late to submit data

Published 10:39 on January 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 10:40 on January 8, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS  /  No Comments

China’s environment ministry has ordered power plants set to be included in the national emissions trading scheme to provide 2019 data that will be used as basis for the allocation of CO2 allowances, signalling that those that miss the May 31 deadline will receive fewer permits.

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Guangdong to auction 400k CO2 permits on Feb. 12

Published 12:13 on January 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:08 on January 7, 2020  /  China, China's Pilot Markets  /  No Comments

China’s Guangdong province will auction off 400,000 carbon allowances under its emissions trading scheme on Feb. 12, the China Carbon Exchange in Guangzhou said Tuesday.

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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Jan. 3, 2020

Published 12:15 on January 3, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:10 on January 5, 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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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Dec. 27, 2019

Published 07:57 on December 30, 2019  /  Last updated at 03:42 on December 31, 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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CN Markets: Pilot market data for week ending Dec. 20, 2019

Published 11:28 on December 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:28 on December 20, 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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World Bank loan to bolster China’s fledgling forest carbon market

Published 02:25 on December 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:31 on December 20, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank has agreed to fund almost a quarter of a Chinese government forest ecosystem programme in the upper Yangtze region set to store some 23.5 million tonnes of CO2 over the next three decades and supply carbon credits to the national emissions trading scheme.

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Five UK carbon fraudsters ordered to repay £20.6 mln or face more jail time

Published 21:10 on December 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:15 on December 18, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, China, EMEA, International, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Five men sentenced to a combined 43 years in prison for investment fraud related to the reforestation carbon market have been ordered to repay £20.6 million or face an additional 37 years in jail.

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COP25: Testing Article 6 talks delayed for second year after marathon UN climate summit

Published 13:19 on December 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:31 on January 5, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, 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, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Marathon UN climate talks in Madrid finished on Sunday afternoon without agreeing rules for international emissions trade under the Paris Agreement’s Article 6, as beleaguered hosts Chile pushed the record-long summit to try to broker a deal on a handful of sticking points.

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