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Governments near a UN deal on pricing shipping emissions -observers

Published 21:53 on May 20, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:56 on May 20, 2022  /  Climate Talks, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

Prospects for a global carbon pricing regime for shipping have improved markedly following a week of closed-door talks at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), an advisory group said on Friday.

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Shipping carbon levy revenue must build hydrogen hub, finds report

Published 00:01 on May 17, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:52 on May 16, 2022  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

Lobbying is mounting in shipping markets to dedicate revenues from a proposed global carbon levy into decarbonising the maritime sector.

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Carbon Pulse hires its way to record reporter headcount, doubles article output

Published 01:26 on May 13, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:45 on May 13, 2022  /  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, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Paris Article 6, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

(FREE READ) – Carbon Pulse has further boosted its coverage of regional and global carbon markets after completing a hiring drive that allowed it to welcome another four talented journalists, giving the unrivalled news provider a record staff size and doubled story count.

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British Columbia LCFS legislation incorporates aviation and marine fuels, direct air capture

Published 20:00 on May 10, 2022  /  Last updated at 20:00 on May 10, 2022  /  Americas, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, RINs & LCFS, Shipping  /  No Comments

The Canadian province of British Columbia will broaden the scope of its Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) to include aviation and marine fuels, as well as allow direct air capture projects to earn credits, the government announced Monday.

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Shipping firm signs up to carbon credit scheme for vessel retrofits

Published 11:51 on May 6, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:51 on May 6, 2022  /  EMEA, International, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A second shipping company has joined a unique scheme in the marine industry that allows participants to claim carbon credits for investment in retrofitting of vessels designed to reduce emissions.

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European firms complete world’s first carbon-neutral juice shipment using biofuels, offsets

Published 16:23 on April 29, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:51 on April 29, 2022  /  Americas, EMEA, International, Nature-based, Shipping, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A large European agricultural goods firm and shipping company have completed a biofuel trial that involved transporting a full cargo of orange juice from Brazil to Belgium as part of a voyage bundled with carbon credits that is claimed as the world’s first carbon-neutral shipment of its kind.

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PREVIEW: Nations push paper, not ambition, in efforts to curb shipping emissions

Published 21:07 on April 22, 2022  /  Last updated at 21:07 on April 22, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, Carbon Taxes, China, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

Governments are not short of ideas for a revised strategy to reduce GHGs from international shipping, but a proposal for a carbon pricing mechanism by a powerful group of nations led by China appears to fall short on ambition, according to documents reviewed by Carbon Pulse.

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UAE firm launches collaboration to set up online carbon exchange in Africa using blockchain

Published 09:19 on April 11, 2022  /  Last updated at 09:19 on April 11, 2022  /  Africa, EMEA, International, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A Dubai-based firm has launched an initiative to establish a blockchain-based online carbon credit exchange in Africa, in partnership with a Singapore technology group and a non-profit organisation focused on African climate projects, it announced on Monday.

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Sweden becomes first nation to adopt consumption-based emissions goal

Published 20:10 on April 7, 2022  /  Last updated at 00:26 on April 8, 2022  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, International, Shipping, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Sweden has become the first country in the world to adopt a target to reduce consumption-based emissions generated abroad, the government said on Thursday after a deal struck across political parties to include the goal along with international aviation and shipping.

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Mining giants join shippers to develop Australia-Asia green shipping corridor

Published 09:44 on April 6, 2022  /  Last updated at 11:39 on April 6, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, China, Climate Talks, International, Other APAC, Shipping  /  No Comments

A consortium including BHP, Rio Tinto and two shipping firms has agreed to assess the development of an iron ore green shipping corridor between Australia and East Asia, it was announced on Wednesday.

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