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BY THE NUMBERS: Data sheds light on unused CER supply, Kyoto unit trading

Published 14:08 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:51 on June 14, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, 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, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

There remains more than 860 million unused CERs – a massive supply of offsets that could potentially be tapped by airlines to comply with ICAO’s CORSIA scheme or which could find its way into the Paris Agreement era.

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India outlines options for small-scale industry carbon market

Published 08:55 on June 11, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:00 on June 11, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Other APAC  /  No Comments

India has decided to proceed with a voluntary carbon market for its small-scale industrial sector and has outlined options for what the programme might look like, while pausing plans to include the waste sector.

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Korean firms eye Myanmar mangrove CDM project

Published 11:55 on June 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:34 on June 15, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean state-owned power company KEPCO and trading firm Ecoeye are investing in a mangrove forest project in Myanmar that will be registered under the CDM and generate offsets eligible in the Korean emissions trading scheme.

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Carbon pricing schemes grow in numbers, but still too few and too cheap to meet Paris goals -report

Published 04:52 on June 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:56 on June 8, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, New Zealand, Other APAC, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

The number of planned or implemented carbon pricing mechanisms worldwide has grown to 57, but without expanded coverage and higher prices they won’t be sufficient to help meet the temperature goals in the Paris Agreement, a World Bank report said Friday.

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India launches first emissions trading experiment

Published 11:25 on June 5, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:25 on June 5, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Other APAC  /  No Comments

India on Wednesday launched a regional air pollution emissions trading market, marking a shift to a more market-based approach to dealing with environmental issues as a voluntary carbon trading programme is also on the steps.

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ASEAN would benefit from closer ties on MRV, carbon trading, study finds

Published 10:44 on June 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:44 on June 3, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Other APAC  /  No Comments

There is scope for ASEAN nations to cooperate closer on MRV and carbon pricing instruments, paving the way for what could eventually evolve into a region-wide emissions trading market, a study has found.

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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2019 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 10:31 on May 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:37 on May 8, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, 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, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Learn how to survive and thrive in carbon markets by joining us at the 4th annual CARBON FORWARD conference & training day where we will be joined by the pre-eminent experts to discuss a programme developed by environmental market experts and based on feedback from companies like yours.

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Australia’s Labor party eyes bilateral deals for international carbon credits

Published 10:15 on May 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:28 on May 8, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, International, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Australia’s opposition Labor party would likely pursue bilateral agreements for carbon trading as part of a beefed-up Safeguard Mechanism if elected, as an international market under the Paris Agreement will take time to develop.

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Release of draft rules brings India’s voluntary carbon market a step closer

Published 11:25 on April 29, 2019  /  Last updated at 11:25 on April 29, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Non-profit group Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF) has circulated draft rules for an Indian carbon standard and credit registry that will form the foundation of the country’s voluntary carbon offset market.

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CDM board weighs expanding struggling scheme to ride-sharing apps, other urban sectors

Published 02:30 on April 3, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:59 on April 3, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The CDM’s executive board held its first meeting of 2019 last week, where it weighed a number issues including whether online ride-hailing applications should receive carbon offsets and how to expand the struggling scheme’s use into urban sectors.

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