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Mexican offset market struggling with supply ahead of full ETS launch

Published 22:49 on September 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:49 on September 21, 2021  /  Americas, Mexico, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Pre-compliance carbon offset trading has started under Mexico’s pilot cap-and-trade programme, but a dearth of supply and lack of regulatory clarity are serving as headwinds for further development, a panel heard Tuesday.

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US, EU ink methane pact in push to help get COP26 climate summit back on track

Published 01:53 on September 20, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:53 on September 20, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Mexico, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The US and EU have jointly pledged to slash their methane emissions, in an internationally coordinated move seen as a significant step ahead of next month’s UN climate talks, which observers warn are at risk of faltering.

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CARBON FORWARD 2021: Amid global carbon credit boom, experts gather to discuss risks, opportunities

Published 20:27 on September 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:02 on September 21, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, Climate Talks, Conversations, 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, UK ETS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The sixth instalment of Carbon Forward – the premier annual environmental markets conference – is back, and it’s stacked with a first-class line-up of speakers to discuss the global boom in carbon credit prices, as well as government- and corporate-led efforts to scale up these markets.

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Al Gore-backed data project finds oil and gas emissions may be double estimates

Published 10:56 on September 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 12:11 on September 16, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

A new emissions data project has found that emissions from oil and gas production may be twice as high as previously thought, as new technology builds a more accurate picture of global GHG output.

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Carbon Pulse bolsters best-in-class reporting team with two more expert hires

Published 16:53 on September 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 01:01 on September 3, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, Conversations, 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, UK ETS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

(Free read) – Carbon Pulse has significantly strengthened its best-in-class news reporting team by bringing aboard two more expert hires – one previously the lead energy analyst with The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), and the other a lead negotiator for Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

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California grants 1 mln new offsets, as wildfires near another forestry project

Published 21:09 on July 28, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:09 on July 28, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California minted almost 1 million new compliance-grade offsets over the past two weeks, but these issuances came as a new West Coast wildfire appeared to impact another existing forestry project registered under the WCI-linked cap-and-trade programme, state data and researchers reported this week.

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Carbon exchange ACX integrates BeZero offset ratings to enhance buyer confidence

Published 14:09 on July 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:30 on July 26, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Emissions bourse AirCarbon Exchange (ACX) has integrated carbon offset ratings service BeZero onto its platform to provide credit buyers more confidence and transparency with regards to their purchases, the two firms announced Monday.

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California offset issuance jumps to six-month high with new forestry project

Published 22:08 on July 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:53 on July 14, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, Mexico, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

California regulator ARB distributed the largest volume of compliance offsets since December this week as a new forestry initiative took home the vast majority of the new credits, according to agency data published Wednesday.

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Global CO2 emissions in 2020 fell by most since WW2 -BP

Published 17:15 on July 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:15 on July 9, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, US  /  No Comments

Global carbon emissions from energy use dropped by the most in a single year since World War 2, as the COVID pandemic hit economic activity and fossil energy demand dropped, oil major BP said in its annual survey of the global energy sector.

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AXA investment arm acquires voluntary carbon offset platform ClimateSeed

Published 13:20 on July 7, 2021  /  Last updated at 13:54 on July 7, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The investment management arm of insurance giant AXA has purchased voluntary carbon offset platform ClimateSeed from BNP Paribas.

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