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National oil companies join pledge to reach net zero operational emissions

Published 11:59 on September 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:59 on September 21, 2021  /  Americas, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Middle East, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Brazil’s Petrobras and Saudi Aramco have joined ten other oil and gas companies in aiming for net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions, though the pledge did not include setting a date for when the goals would be reached.

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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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European steelmakers risk stranded assets within years as emissions budget nears exhaustion -report

Published 14:30 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:30 on September 14, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Middle East, Other APAC  /  No Comments

European steelmakers must accelerate their low-carbon transition as their emissions budget to 2050 nears exhaustion, according to a report published Tuesday that found Turkish and former Soviet producers most at risk of holding stranded assets.

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Saudi Arabia to launch carbon trading exchange for MENA region

Published 14:21 on September 3, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:23 on September 3, 2021  /  Africa, EMEA, International, Middle East, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and the country’s markets operator Tadawul Group on Friday announced plans to develop a carbon trading exchange for the Middle East and North Africa region.

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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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Bluesource Methane president departs for new emissions management firm

Published 17:59 on August 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:59 on August 26, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Bavardage, Canada, EMEA, International, Middle East, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The president of Alberta offset project developer and advisory firm Bluesource Methane has joined the team of a new technology solutions provider and large-scale project developer.

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Toronto-based ESG fund inks offtake with large Indonesian REDD project

Published 17:52 on August 3, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:37 on August 3, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, EMEA, International, Middle East, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Investment vehicle Carbon Streaming Corporation on Tuesday announced it has entered into a long-term offtake agreement with the Rimba Raya REDD project in Indonesia, paying at the high end for carbon credits from reduced deforestation as the fund seeks to add hundreds of millions of offsets to its portfolio in the coming years.

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Israel to tax carbon from 2023

Published 22:13 on August 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:13 on August 2, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Israel will from 2023 introduce a carbon tax that the government said will be the “cornerstone” of the country’s new climate action plan.

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Israel unveils climate strategy seen as lacking ambition, missing key measures

Published 18:33 on July 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:33 on July 26, 2021  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Israel this weekend approved a plan to cut its mid-century greenhouse gas emissions by 85% below 2015 levels, but critics decried the strategy for missing key elements and for not going far enough.

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