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EU Market: EUAs jump nearly 5% on gas market reversal

Published 20:24 on January 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 20:24 on January 19, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs leapt back above €33 on Tuesday, snapping a four-day decline as colder weather prospects prompted a gas-led reversal in the energy complex.

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ANALYSIS: Merkel’s party successor may need to show more on climate to win German elections

Published 20:12 on January 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:19 on January 19, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The newly elected leader of Germany’s powerful CDU party may need to forge a more ambitious climate stance ahead of this September’s federal election, when environmental issues are likely to feature strongly.

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EU Market: EUAs re-test €32 in halt to pullback

Published 17:45 on January 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:19 on January 18, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs straddled the €32 mark on Monday as US markets were closed and observers expected carbon to show some resilience following last week’s 9% loss.

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Carbon pricing, international credits can help curb methane emissions from oil and gas, IEA says

Published 17:08 on January 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:58 on January 18, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Mexico, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

A robust global carbon price can help cut the oil and gas sector’s methane emissions together with other market-based mechanisms such as international credits, the IEA said on Monday.

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POLL: Analysts again raise EUA price estimates, but little more upside seen in 2021 following latest rally

Published 20:00 on January 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:33 on January 18, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Analysts have raised their forecasts for EU carbon allowances in 2021, though most don’t see prices rising this year much beyond this month’s record high.

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EU Market: EUAs plummet 5% as gas rout persists

Published 19:05 on January 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:57 on January 15, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs dropped to below €32 on Friday, falling further amid continued losses to the energy complex and cancelling out gains since new year that had pushed carbon to record highs.

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EU carbon border levy most effective if revenues ‘recycled’ into clean tech -report

Published 17:42 on January 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:20 on January 16, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) will be most effective if the EU reinvests revenues into R&D for low-carbon technologies and clinches multilateral deals with trade partners, according to a report released this week.

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Gulf-based carbon standard targets issuance of 10 mln offsets in 2021

Published 22:52 on January 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:21 on January 15, 2021  /  Africa, Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The first carbon credit standard in the Middle East aims to issue 10 million offsets this year from carbon-cutting projects, including units that other standards won’t touch.

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EU Market: EUAs weaken as gas pullback continues

Published 18:47 on January 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:49 on January 14, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUA prices recovered from an early drop below €33 on Thursday, finding buyers near a key technical support as gas prices continued their retreat from lofty highs seen earlier in the week.

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Global energy-related emissions to peak in 2023, but pathway “too slow” to hit Paris-aligned 1.5C -report

Published 18:21 on January 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:21 on January 14, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Emissions from global energy systems will peak in 2023, but the speed of decarbonisation remains off pace to put GHG output on a path in line with a temperature rise of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, according to a report released Thursday.

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