Top

Averna acquisition of ClimateCare puts offset firm on “professional investment footing” ahead of market boom, says founder

Published 18:17 on November 25, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:26 on November 25, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The recent acquisition by private equity firm Averna Capital of a majority stake in ClimateCare will help prepare the low-carbon project developer for massive growth in the global offset market, the company’s founder told Carbon Pulse.

Read More
Top

US company launches personal carbon offset service from $10/tonne

Published 15:26 on November 25, 2020  /  Last updated at 15:50 on November 25, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, International, Other APAC, REDD, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A Colorado-based company announced a new service this week for consumers to buy voluntary carbon credits to offset their own emissions or those of others, with the initial product offerings coming from a handful of forestry projects.

Read More
Top

Two CORSIA programmes approved as first REDD standards in a compliance carbon market

Published 19:25 on November 20, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:43 on November 20, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

UN body ICAO’s Council this week fully approved a new jurisdictional REDD programme to supply carbon credits under the pilot phase of the CORSIA global aviation offset scheme, that alongside an update to a previously-recognised standard will see a compliance-based carbon market accept international deforestation reduction units for the first time.

Read More
Top

Vietnam legislates domestic emissions trading scheme

Published 08:16 on November 19, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:51 on November 19, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Vietnam’s National Assembly this week passed a revised environmental law, which included provisions to set up a domestic emissions trading market.

Read More
Top

Indian carbon trading firm to launch IPO

Published 10:59 on November 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 01:31 on November 18, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Bavardage, International, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

India’s biggest carbon and renewable energy credit trading company is preparing to list on the BSE bourse in Mumbai in a bid to raise funds that will allow it to expand its activities.

Read More
Top

Pacific Islands pin hopes on carbon pricing as ‘weak’ shipping emissions deal looms

Published 17:57 on November 16, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:29 on November 16, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, International, Other APAC, Shipping  /  No Comments

Two Pacific Island nations urged the UN to advance carbon pricing plans for shipping on Monday, as nations were poised to endorse a global maritime deal that would allow the sector’s emissions to rise for another decade.

Read More
Top

Singapore firm hopes new LNG contract can drive carbon offset demand

Published 09:23 on November 13, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:10 on November 14, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Middle East, Other APAC, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Singapore-based Pavilion Energy this week signed a first LNG contract with Qatar Petroleum that quantifies the fuel’s GHG emissions from well to discharge port, which the company hopes can become a new industry standard and drive demand for carbon offsets.

Read More
Top

Audio recordings of Carbon Pulse’s side events at the ICAP-IETA Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion

Published 16:46 on November 12, 2020  /  Last updated at 17:37 on November 12, 2020  /  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, Dialogue, 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

Here is a summary of Carbon Pulse’s free side events at this week’s IETA-ICAP Carbon Markets Virtual Pavilion, along with links to the audio recordings. (Video recordings not available to due to file size considerations)

Read More
Top

UN could start issuing Article 6 carbon credits from 2023 -researcher

Published 19:26 on November 11, 2020  /  Last updated at 14:51 on November 12, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central  /  No Comments

The UN could begin issuing carbon credits from former CDM projects under the Paris Agreement’s Article 6.4 mechanism as early as 2023, an event heard Wednesday.

Read More
Top

ANALYSIS: Biden election win presents numerous climate policy opportunities, though challenges loom

Published 23:50 on November 9, 2020  /  Last updated at 23:50 on November 9, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Carbon Taxes, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The projected presidential victory of Democratic nominee Joe Biden this weekend opens the door for the US government to take swift action on domestic and global climate policy during the first days of his administration, although a potentially divided Congress could stifle some of the progress necessary to achieve rapid and deep decarbonisation.  

Read More