Top

EU emitters ramp up Kyoto offset usage as cheap ETS compliance option enters final year

Published 19:59 on May 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:14 on May 12, 2020  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms  /  No Comments

Companies regulated by the EU ETS exchanged over 27 million Kyoto Protocol offsets for EUAs in the past 12 months, ramping up the practice with just a year left for emitters to tap this cheaper compliance option.

Read More
Top

CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 008: New Zealand Climate Change Commission/Motu Research Institute

Published 10:42 on May 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:16 on May 9, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Climate Talks, Conversations, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand  /  No Comments

In this latest episode of our Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Catherine Leining, policy fellow at the Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Institute and a member of New Zealand’s independent Climate Change Commission, about the ongoing NZ ETS reform work and the prospects of the country accessing the international carbon market.

Read More
Top

CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 007: The Nature Conservancy

Published 16:54 on May 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:54 on May 7, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  2 Comments

In the latest instalment of the Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we chat with Kelley Hamrick, policy advisor at US-based environmental organisation The Nature Conservancy (TNC), about coronavirus-related impacts on the Paris Agreement’s Article 6 negotiations and ICAO’s global aviation offset mechanism CORSIA.

Read More
Top

ANALYSIS: COVID-19 effects bite on airlines’ Q1 results, but major losses yet to come

Published 15:41 on May 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:42 on May 7, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

Major European airlines have reported shrinking revenues for Q1 2020 as coronavirus containment efforts ground flights and passengers, with results expected to worsen for the next two quarters as bosses predict the sector will take several years to recover.

Read More
Top

EU Aviation Allowance prices crash as COVID-19 grounds sector

Published 23:01 on May 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:17 on May 7, 2020  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS, International  /  No Comments

Prices for EU Aviation Allowances (EUAA) have collapsed in the past few days as experts see zero demand in the coming months from the sector, which has been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

Read More
Top

Virus impacts to suppress EU ETS prices into 2021, but lawmaker will seen strong -survey

Published 22:38 on May 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:28 on May 6, 2020  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, US  /  No Comments

COVID-19 impacts will weigh on EUA prices into next year but not on EU lawmakers’ resolve to reform the market or wider climate policies, according to a survey published on Wednesday.

Read More
Top

French energy major Total restricts full net zero climate ambition to Europe

Published 18:37 on May 5, 2020  /  Last updated at 20:58 on May 5, 2020  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

French energy major Total has set new 2050 voluntary goals to reach net zero emissions from its global operations, as well as from its products sold to European customers, the company announced on Tuesday.

Read More
Top

Lead US climate negotiator departs for sustainability consultancy

Published 15:18 on May 5, 2020  /  Last updated at 19:36 on May 5, 2020  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Climate Talks, International, New Market Mechanisms, US  /  No Comments

The US State Department’s chief climate negotiator has exited President Donald Trump’s administration for a role in the sustainability consulting arm of a multinational utility, Carbon Pulse has learned.

Read More
Top

Global CO2 emissions to see historic drop in 2020 amid virus crisis -IEA

Published 10:09 on April 30, 2020  /  Last updated at 00:12 on May 1, 2020  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, US  /  No Comments

Countermeasures to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic including complete lockdowns in a number of countries are causing unprecedented drops in global energy demand and will likely drive a massive fall in worldwide greenhouse gas emissions this year, the International Energy Agency said Thursday.

Read More
Top

Green Deal the ‘compass’ to guide EU’s post-virus recovery, urge Merkel, von der Leyen

Published 22:46 on April 28, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:51 on April 28, 2020  /  Americas, Australia, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Shipping, South Korea, US  /  No Comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday reiterated her support for a more ambitious EU emissions reduction target for 2030, and along with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged fellow lawmakers to ensure that the bloc’s Green Deal is a central and guiding component of Europe’s post-coronavirus recovery plan.

Read More

We use cookies to improve your website experience and to analyse our traffic. We also share non-personally identifiable information about your use of our site with our analytics partners. By continuing to use our site, you agree to this. More information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close