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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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MARCU MY WORDS: The importance of the Article 6 Guidelines to the success of the Paris Agreement

Published 22:46 on November 4, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:46 on November 4, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Climate Talks, Dialogue, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South Korea, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The absence of the Article 6 Guidelines creates uncertainty for the accounting treatment of assets in the emerging carbon market under the Paris Agreement as well as for other related markets. The importance of the international accounting treatment cannot be overstated.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 009: The Gold Standard

Published 18:35 on May 12, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:26 on May 12, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Conversations, Dialogue, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

In this latest episode of our Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we chat with Owen Hewlett, chief technical officer at The Gold Standard, which is one of the main certifiers of voluntary carbon market projects and an approved standard under the international CORSIA aviation offset scheme.

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COMMENT: What critics of a European ‘carbon border tax’ are missing

Published 20:07 on December 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:07 on September 16, 2020  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, Dialogue, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US, Views  /  No Comments

Opinions abound on a controversial new policy announced by new European Commission President von der Leyen: the ‘carbon border tax’. Yet many commentators limit themselves to repeating decade-old and often irrelevant arguments, overlooking the actual challenges such a measure will face.

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COMMENT: The Climate Trust rings in 2018 with a forecast of the top 10 carbon market trends

Published 16:28 on January 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:58 on September 15, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Conversations, Dialogue, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The Climate Trust’s annual predictions on carbon market policies and ideas that will matter in 2018.

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DIALOGUE: What future for the voluntary carbon market in a world full of emission targets?

Published 09:21 on December 18, 2017  /  Last updated at 09:17 on December 19, 2017  /  Climate Talks, Dialogue, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  1 Comment

The voluntary carbon market is maintaining demand from corporate buyers but seeing average carbon credit prices fall under a looming global climate regime that could potentially squeeze them out. (Carbon Pulse Dialogues are discussions about carbon markets and climate policy by a selection of leading experts)

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CARBON FORWARD: Brexit doubts leave EU ETS in limbo

Published 13:00 on September 2, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:14 on September 2, 2016  /  Bavardage, Climate Talks, Conversations, Dialogue, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

Britain’s June referendum in favour of exiting the EU had an immediate and sustained effect on EU ETS prices and left hundreds of installations unsure of their future in the scheme.

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DIALOGUE: What now for South Korea’s emissions trading scheme?

Published 09:55 on July 5, 2016  /  Last updated at 11:55 on July 5, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, Conversations, Dialogue, South Korea  /  No Comments

The world’s second biggest cap-and-trade system is likely to undergo significant changes over the next year. What are the main challenges facing the market and what can be done to overcome them?

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DIALOGUE: Will France’s ETS price corridor plan gain traction amongst EU lawmakers?

Published 22:08 on March 20, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:08 on March 20, 2016  /  Conversations, Dialogue, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

France is circulating an informal proposal that would introduce a “soft collar” for carbon allowances, with a reserve price at government auctions and a ceiling price some 3-6 times that. Can the idea gain traction amongst EU lawmakers, and what are chances that they will once again attempt to address low EUA prices?

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DIALOGUE: Is there a future for international carbon trading?

Published 05:20 on October 13, 2015  /  Last updated at 13:18 on July 5, 2017  /  Conversations, Dialogue, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD  /  No Comments

In the run-up to next month’s climate summit in Paris, all major emitters have submitted INDCs focusing on domestic efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. So what are the prospects for international carbon trading?

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