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Canadian nature-based VER developer aims to generate nearly 30 mln credits

Published 21:28 on February 1, 2023  /  Last updated at 21:28 on February 1, 2023  /  Africa, Americas, Canada, EMEA, Mexico, Nature-based, Voluntary  /  No Comments

A Vancouver-headquartered carbon credit developer on Wednesday announced it plans on generating almost 30 million VERs from four rewilding and mangrove forest preservation projects.

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VCM Report: Damning reports on REDD+ crush prices as buyers retreat

Published 19:38 on January 23, 2023  /  Last updated at 19:39 on January 23, 2023  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, China, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

REDD+ avoided deforestation credit prices continued to sink over the past week in the wake of damning reports published in national newspapers about widespread over-crediting in the sector.

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German certification giant acquires North American GHG auditor

Published 21:34 on December 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:34 on December 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, Canada, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, South & Central, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

The US arm of a German certification giant has acquired a North American greenhouse gas auditing firm.

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Mexico’s updated Paris target backslides on already-meagre GHG reduction commitment -watchdog

Published 19:12 on December 12, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:12 on December 12, 2022  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, Mexico  /  No Comments

A more ambitious climate target in Mexico’s updated Paris Agreement commitment is actually worse than its previous insufficient target due to higher baseline emissions and selective accounting, a watchdog group said Monday.

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VCM Report: Value of trades falls sharply amid bargain-hunting

Published 20:32 on November 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:27 on November 28, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, EMEA, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South & Central, South Korea, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Prompt carbon credit prices edged lower over the past week, but the slight moves masked a much heavier bearish step identified by data aggregator AlliedOffsets, which flagged a slide in transactional value that likely reflects bargain hunting at the expense of fresher and more expensive vintages.

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Offset quality checking tool aims to cover most of VCM market by Q3 2023

Published 18:19 on November 25, 2022  /  Last updated at 13:11 on December 2, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

An open-access service rating the quality of projects in the voluntary carbon market expects to cover four-fifths of issued carbon credits by Q3 2023 amid plans to add five more project types.

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Post-COP27 pressure set to mount on who foots bill for climate change

Published 19:44 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:12 on November 23, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Climate-related finance demands are very likely to grow in the coming weeks and months, as nations meet in high-stakes nature negotiations in Montreal, and discussions escalate elsewhere on broader global-financial-system reform pursuant to the climate crisis.

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VCM Report: Slight uptick in N-GEO activity a bright spot in moribund market

Published 18:32 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 18:32 on November 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

The rise in open interest in the N-GEO future and a slight uptick in the spot N-GEO proved the bright spots for a voluntary carbon market that remained stuck in the doldrums last week amid a lack of year-end mitigation demand.

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CP Daily: COP27 Special

Published 01:28 on November 21, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:28 on November 21, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Newsletters, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

That’s a wrap. The final gavel came down in Sharm el-Sheikh shortly after 0700 local time on Sunday morning, making COP27 the second-longest running round of UN climate talks. Here’s a recast of the *103 articles* published by Carbon Pulse relating to both weeks of the summit.

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COP27: Reactions to the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan and a snapshot of key announcements

Published 14:25 on November 20, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:57 on November 20, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Here are selected expert reactions to the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, which was concluded at the UN COP27 summit early on Sunday, along with a snapshot of key announcements made at the two-week event.

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