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Canadian climate policy to maintain status quo as Liberals hang onto minority govt

Published 05:51 on September 21, 2021  /  Last updated at 05:51 on September 21, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, RINs & LCFS  /  No Comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party hung onto a minority government during Monday’s snap election, with more of the same for the country’s existing carbon pricing and climate policies and new announcements requiring parliamentary compromise to come into fruition.

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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 15:00 on September 20, 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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RFS Market: RIN prices dive on reports of biofuel quota leak

Published 22:51 on September 16, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:09 on September 16, 2021  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

US biofuel credit (RIN) values dropped on Thursday as traders said some Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) participants may have obtained the preliminary 2021-22 biofuel quotas.

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Another California-registered offset project applies for LCFS pathway

Published 21:31 on September 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:33 on September 15, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

An Idaho-based livestock project certified under California’s compliance offset market is the latest dairy digester to seek a transition to the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and supply renewable natural gas (RNG), according to documents posted by state regulator ARB on Tuesday.

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US gov’t agency approves subcommittee to examine carbon market design, regulation

Published 18:43 on September 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:53 on September 15, 2021  /  Americas, International, RINs & LCFS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted Wednesday to create a subcommittee group to explore carbon market design, with the scope to provide input on frameworks for compliance and voluntary programmes. 

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Chevron targets higher renewable fuels output, CCUS and offsets uptake

Published 21:58 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:21 on September 14, 2021  /  Americas, International, RINs & LCFS, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US oil major Chevron announced goals on Tuesday to ramp up its production of renewable fuels and increase its usage of carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) and offsets.

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RFS Market: RINs dredge 5-mth low as traders expect biofuel quotas this week

Published 18:02 on September 14, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:30 on September 14, 2021  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

US biofuel credit (RIN) prices hit a five-month low this week as market participants expect the federal government to release preliminary biofuel quotas under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) after many months of delays.

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California’s Newsom projected to survive recall election, keeping carbon reduction programmes intact

Published 22:59 on September 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:59 on September 13, 2021  /  Americas, Canada, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

Governor Gavin Newsom (D) is expected to survive a recall election that could have critical impacts on the state’s climate policy, as public polling shows him with a significant advantage going into Tuesday’s vote.

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LCFS Markets: California credits slip below $170 to test pandemic-era lows

Published 22:42 on September 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:18 on September 14, 2021  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) values continued their bearish September stretch on Monday, falling to levels not seen since the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LCFS Market: California prices drop to a five-month low on bearish outlooks

Published 22:22 on September 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:19 on September 9, 2021  /  Americas, RINs & LCFS, US  /  No Comments

California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) credits sunk to a five-month low this week, as participants said bearish outlooks for the market are putting downward pressure on the physical and futures markets.

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