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New Zealand, EU exchanges announce carbon market partnership

Published 10:06 on December 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:06 on December 10, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand’s NZX and Germany-based EEX are joining forces in a bid to run the auction platform for New Zealand’s reformed ETS and will together explore other partnership opportunities in the country and elsewhere, the exchanges announced Tuesday.

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COP25: Growing voluntary carbon market seeks stay from Paris-era rules

Published 22:42 on December 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:24 on December 9, 2019  /  Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  1 Comment

The voluntary carbon market is seeking a 5-10 year stay from emissions auditing rules to prevent a collapse in clean investment, a risk some governments say is unfounded and could even slow national climate action.

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COP25: Roundup for Monday, Dec. 9

Published 13:02 on December 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:55 on December 10, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN climate negotiations in Madrid shift into high gear this week with the arrival of ministers from most of the nearly 200 countries attending the COP25 talks tasked with finalising work on emissions trading rules under the Paris Agreement’s Article 6. Below is a running summary of those efforts, as well as other happenings at the summit.

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COP25: With the rules still in flux, governments and businesses scramble to pioneer Paris carbon markets

Published 18:47 on December 5, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:52 on December 6, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Businesses and governments on the sidelines of the Madrid climate talks are busy building the foundations for a Paris era international carbon market and carving out a role for themselves, even as delegates remain gridlocked in negotiations over the rules.

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PREVIEW COP25: UN carbon market talks to take centre stage in Madrid

Published 01:00 on November 30, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:04 on December 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Officials from nearly 200 governments arrive at COP25 in Madrid next week to hammer out the rules for international emissions trade under the Paris Agreement, with several testing issues remaining from last year when disagreements nearly threw off a wider deal on the 2015 pact.

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NZ Market: NZUs slide to 3-mth low amid lukewarm demand

Published 09:34 on November 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:30 on November 28, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand carbon allowances on Thursday fell to their lowest levels since late August as many buyers scale down activity due to the NZ$25 fixed price option remaining in place for 2019 compliance.

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None of 14 offset standard contenders meet CORSIA aviation scheme criteria -report

Published 15:09 on November 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:27 on November 27, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

None of the 14 carbon credit standards that have applied for eligibility under the UN’s global CORSIA aviation offsetting scheme meet the criteria set out by governments, while some of the candidates may not even be considered offset programmes.

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New Zealand begins consulting on ETS electricity allocation factor

Published 02:49 on November 21, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:10 on November 22, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand on Thursday began consulting on modelling the electricity allocation factor (EAF) for its emissions trading scheme, a process that could lead to industrial emitters receiving fewer free NZUs from 2021.

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ANALYSIS: Experts divided on CORSIA aviation offset supply estimates, with CDM renewal risk in focus

Published 20:18 on November 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:18 on November 15, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, 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, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Experts are differing greatly on the potential supply of eligible carbon credits that could be available under ICAO’s global aviation offset scheme, and specifically on the amount of available CDM units, which are poised to play a key role.

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New Zealand launches consultation on CO2 auctioning, cost containment reserve

Published 13:06 on November 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:35 on November 14, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, New Zealand  /  No Comments

New Zealand has launched a public consultation round on the rules for auctioning NZUs and how its cost containment reserve (CCR) will work when it replaces the NZ$25 fixed price option next year.

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