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Mexico announces 2022 start to its emissions trading scheme

Published 17:10 on September 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:54 on September 19, 2018  /  Americas, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

Mexico plans to roll out an emissions trading system (ETS) by 2022, one year later than the country’s most recent thinking and after it will complete a three-year pilot programme starting next year, its environment ministry said in a statement.

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GCAS: California’s Brown pitches broader carbon pricing cooperation, slams Trump US methane policy

Published 19:31 on September 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 00:02 on September 12, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

California Governor Jerry Brown publicly ridiculed a Trump administration proposal that could ease regulations on methane emissions leaks in the US, while simultaneously calling on the expansion of carbon pricing mechanisms to other areas of the world.

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California releases draft tropical forest offset standard as it prepares to revisit contentious REDD issue

Published 15:36 on September 6, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:37 on September 6, 2018  /  Americas, Mexico, REDD, South & Central, US  /  No Comments

California will hold a public meeting on Nov. 15 to consider whether regulators should endorse a tropical forest standard, in a move that would pave the way for the state’s cap-and-trade programme to become the world’s first compliance carbon market to allow REDD credits.

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Carbon Pulse hires top carbon expert to lead Americas coverage

Published 23:00 on September 3, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:54 on September 3, 2018  /  Americas, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Conversations, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**FREE READ** – Carbon Pulse has hired one of North America’s top carbon market experts to lead its news coverage and expand its offerings on the continent.

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Mexican ETS simulation wraps up as market “shocks” lower compliance in final round

Published 19:13 on August 24, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:32 on August 24, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

Compliance in the final round of Mexico’s cap-and-trade simulation dropped as unexpected “shocks” were introduced into the market, according to the final results published this week from the months-long exercise to prepare emitters for the country’s real carbon market.

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Colombia’s ETS planning to take at least 3 years -official

Published 17:46 on July 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:44 on July 5, 2018  /  Americas, Mexico, South & Central  /  No Comments

Colombia will spend at least three years studying ways to impose an ETS in the country, a government official told Carbon Pulse on Thursday, dimming prospects of a rapid launch of emissions trading following lawmaker clearance last week.

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ICAO adopts CORSIA aviation offset rulebook, postpones key decisions as China looks to back out

Published 00:37 on June 28, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:51 on June 29, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN’s aviation agency ICAO adopted its CORSIA rulebook on Wednesday, snubbing several governments’ calls for changes while giving airlines few additional signals on what offsets they can use to comply.

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Japan picks 17 JCM projects for annual funding

Published 11:05 on June 26, 2018  /  Last updated at 11:06 on June 26, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, International, Japan, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Japan has awarded small grants to 17 projects that aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions and generate carbon credits under its Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM).

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Germany, World Bank gear up for €20m N2O offset auction

Published 17:49 on June 5, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:46 on June 6, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank will host at least one more reverse auction to buy €20 million ($23.4 mln) in carbon credits from N2O abatement projects as part of a German programme to encourage host developing countries to eventually regulate those emissions.

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Future of global carbon markets rests on China success -survey

Published 10:00 on May 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:03 on May 22, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The future of emissions trading globally rests on whether China’s carbon market is deemed a success by the international community.

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