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Offset developers, registries must bring higher-integrity protocols to market -report

Published 23:36 on April 19, 2021  /  Last updated at 23:36 on April 19, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, EMEA, International, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) participants and registries need to quickly scale-up high integrity offset protocols amid rising corporate demand, while also making tweaks to existing protocols to account for inadequacies, according to a white paper published Monday. 

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Shipping likely to be shielded from other EU carbon market sectors, say analysts

Published 21:03 on April 15, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:15 on April 16, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

The EU is likely to only partially link shipping to other carbon market sectors when it includes maritime in its cap-and-trade system, analysts said in a report released Thursday, adding that any move to include shipping would be unlikely before 2023.

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More shipbrokers charting their own course to trade carbon

Published 22:27 on April 13, 2021  /  Last updated at 03:32 on April 14, 2021  /  Asia Pacific, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, Shipping, Switzerland, UK ETS, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Shipbrokers are launching dedicated carbon trading desks or forging ties with market experts ahead of looming regulation and amid rising interest in mitigating the climate impact of their voyages.

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EU plans to bring shipping into carbon market must not grant free allowances -shipowners

Published 17:01 on April 12, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:01 on April 12, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

Plans to bring shipping emissions into the EU ETS must ensure that no free emissions allowances are allocated, two national shipowner associations said in a letter on Monday.

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Commodities trader Trafigura opens carbon trading desk as it delves into global offset market

Published 14:43 on April 9, 2021  /  Last updated at 14:43 on April 9, 2021  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Other APAC, Shipping, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Commodities trader Trafigura has formally opened a carbon trading desk, the Singapore-headquartered firm announced Friday, as it ventures into the growing global offset market.

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Ever Given-inspired Greek startup floats carbon offset scheme from disrupted ships, planes

Published 08:31 on April 1, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:29 on April 1, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A new Greek startup, inspired by the beached cargo ship that briefly blocked the Suez Canal, is floating the idea of generating carbon offsets from the incident and other similar events that feature disruptions to global trade or transport, including the movement of fossil fuels.

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“Forceful, abrupt” international climate action response to birth US carbon price by 2025 -experts

Published 18:56 on March 18, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:22 on March 19, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Delayed efforts to combat climate change will result in a “forceful, abrupt, and disorderly” response by governments by 2025, which combined with protectionist policies will see the US introduce a national carbon pricing system by that date.

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Shell receives Europe’s first carbon neutral LNG cargo as Brits seek out greener gas

Published 21:27 on March 8, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:27 on March 8, 2021  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, International, REDD, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Asia’s recent spurt of carbon neutral LNG shipments has spread to Europe, as British consumers spur efforts to green the country’s gas supply while direct solutions remain costly.

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Carbon Pulse strengthens unrivalled voluntary markets coverage with expert ‘Net Zero’ hire

Published 11:00 on March 3, 2021  /  Last updated at 11:21 on March 3, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

(Free read) – Carbon Pulse has significantly strengthened its unrivalled voluntary markets coverage by hiring one of the longest serving environmental journalists on the beat and a world renowned expert in the role of forestry and other land uses in combatting climate change.

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Shipping industry advances progress on cleaner fuels as EU aims to tighten regulation

Published 16:14 on February 17, 2021  /  Last updated at 18:40 on February 17, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, RINs & LCFS, Shipping  /  No Comments

Danish shipowner Maersk announced Wednesday that its first carbon neutral vessels could operate from 2023, a rollout far faster than previously planned and coming as the wider EU shipping industry urges Brussels to impose targets for cleaner fuels as part of its climate package due in June.

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