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DOSSIER: International (start here)

Published 23:01 on January 1, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:26 on February 24, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier provides an overview of international climate policy relating to carbon pricing, including a detailed breakdown of the Paris Agreement and concise summaries of all its INDCs, global themes in carbon markets, internal carbon pricing, international climate initiatives and climate finance.

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DOSSIER: EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)

Published 20:01 on December 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 14:43 on August 13, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

Carbon Pulse’s EU ETS dossier contains details on all the main issues in the world’s biggest carbon market, details on earlier phases, the impact of Brexit, price polls, the two ETS funds, market oversight, and key legal cases. It also features a summary of key elements by the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP).

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DOSSIER: China’s emissions markets

Published 19:00 on November 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 12:13 on June 20, 2021  /  Conversations, Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier unpacks key details from what is due to become the world’s biggest carbon market. It has an overview of the impending national market, outlining issues yet to be resolved before its 2017 launch. It also presents key details about the seven pilot markets and how they are due to interact with the national scheme.

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DOSSIER: US carbon pricing initiatives

Published 17:30 on October 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 13:35 on September 3, 2018  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

As the federal US government under President Trump seeks to backpedal on climate action, states are moving ahead with their own measures to curb emissions. Carbon Pulse has compiled activity in states that have either proposed or formally introduced carbon pricing bills in their legislatures or agencies.

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DOSSIER: Western Climate Initiative (WCI)

Published 18:30 on September 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 22:50 on August 14, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier gives an overview of WCI’s cap-and-trade programme, including an overview of member jurisdictions California and Quebec, along with current developments regarding allowance supply, changes to California’s qualitative and quantitative offset limits, and the status of REDD offsets for reduction in tropical forest loss.

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DOSSIER: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

Published 18:00 on August 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 00:26 on August 15, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier gives an overview of RGGI dynamics including recent price and trading developments, fundamentals, membership and details on the 2016 programme review. It also features a summary of key elements by the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP).

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DOSSIER: Low-Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) – North America

Published 17:50 on July 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:27 on July 17, 2020  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier gives an overview of the three sub-national low carbon fuel standards (LCFSs) in North America, market-based mechanisms for reducing the carbon intensity of transportation fuels within a jurisdiction.

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DOSSIER: Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial carbon pricing initiatives

Published 13:37 on June 20, 2016  /  Last updated at 16:22 on August 16, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

The following is a summary of all the carbon pricing actions currently implemented or set forth by Canadian provinces, territories, and the federal government.

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DOSSIER: Voluntary Market

Published 21:00 on June 15, 2016  /  Last updated at 02:10 on August 16, 2021  /  Conversations, Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier provides an overview of the voluntary carbon markets, including key market drivers, major trade hubs and the CDM’s use as a voluntary instrument via its cancellation platform.

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DOSSIER: CORSIA, aviation’s global offset mechanism

Published 21:30 on June 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 00:41 on August 15, 2021  /  Dossiers  /  No Comments

This dossier provides an overview of the upcoming market to offset international aviation emissions, with details of the key elements already agreed by governments at the UN’s ICAO, as well as details on participation and scope, offset eligibility and implications for airlines’ voluntary offsetting programmes.

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