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BRIEFING: World Bank REDD Deals

Published 22:59 on August 2, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:07 on August 2, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Three African nations have now signed deforestation reduction agreements under the World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) that could form the base of possible international emissions trade, with more deals expected to come later this year.

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Finland to overcompensate for EU presidency flight emissions

Published 14:50 on June 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:58 on June 29, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Finland will buy 130,000 Gold Standard CERs from developer South Pole to overcompensate for flight emissions during its upcoming six-month term holding the rotating EU Presidency.

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Japan to co-fund seven new JCM projects for 3.8 mln carbon credits

Published 13:53 on June 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:53 on June 27, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Japan, Mexico, Other APAC  /  No Comments

Japan’s environment ministry on Thursday announced it would co-fund seven projects that it expects could generate almost 4 million carbon credits under the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) by 2030.

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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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