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NZ lawmakers propose stern restraints on international carbon credit use

Published 09:55 on October 21, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:26 on October 21, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand should only be allowed to use international carbon units to meet its domestic emission target in special circumstances, the parliamentary Select Environment Committee said Monday in its revised Zero Carbon Bill, which also retained controversial GHG goals for the agriculture sector.

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CDM hits dual milestones ahead of UN carbon offset scheme’s potential conclusion

Published 22:53 on October 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 16:30 on October 14, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) passed two noteworthy milestones this month, as countries prepare to determine whether to wind up the project-based carbon finance programme.

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London-based carbon investment firm assembles expert team ahead of fund launch

Published 15:35 on October 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:37 on October 8, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, REDD, RINs & LCFS, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A London-based investment management firm has appointed a cast of carbon trading industry veterans as staff and advisors as it prepares to launch a global environmental markets fund.

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ICAO moves toward long-term GHG goal, CORSIA launch despite opposition from 25 nations

Published 23:44 on October 4, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:23 on October 7, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

ICAO’s Assembly on Friday backed the progression of work on setting a long-term emissions target for aviation and to advance the UN body’s CORSIA global offsetting mechanism towards operationalisation, though a fifth of the countries in attendance voted against the two resolutions in a surprise secret ballot.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – UK climate minister Duncan to deliver keynote speech

Published 11:13 on October 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:57 on October 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Survive and thrive in carbon markets by joining us at the 4th annual CARBON FORWARD conference & training day where we will be joined by the pre-eminent experts to discuss a programme developed by environmental market experts and based on feedback from companies like yours.

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EZ does it: Declining CO2 price trajectory necessary to counter climate uncertainty -study

Published 22:47 on October 1, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:08 on October 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central  /  No Comments

Carbon prices should start high and decline over time to combat the environmental and economic cost of long-term inaction, according to research published Tuesday, advocating turning the conventional approach on its head.

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IHS Markit launches global carbon index amid growing investor interest

Published 12:32 on September 25, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:32 on September 25, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

Information provider IHS Markit has launched a global carbon index, reflecting the rise in investor interest in environmental commodities.

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Emissions trade could save $250 bln/yr for climate action by 2030, study finds

Published 21:20 on September 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:13 on September 24, 2019  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

International emissions trade under a well-functioning Article 6 of the Paris Agreement could save as much as $250 billion per year by 2030 and improve the chances of meeting the pact’s climate goals, according to a study published Tuesday.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019: Navigating opportunities in global carbon markets

Published 14:50 on September 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:16 on September 25, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Learn how companies and governments are aligning with the Paris Agreement and finding opportunities in carbon markets worldwide.

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EU falters on whether to resist UN moves to exclude flights from ETS

Published 18:37 on September 19, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:12 on September 19, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The EU is poised to leave open whether to defend its right to include flights in its ETS, despite expectations that the UN’s ICAO will seek to shut down what many see as the world’s most ambitious aviation climate policy.

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