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IMO adopts deal to cut shipping emissions at least 50% by 2050

Published 15:49 on April 13, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:17 on April 19, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

Governments at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on Friday adopted an initial strategy to address international shipping emissions, including setting a 2050 target to cut emissions by at least 50% under 2008 levels.

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IMO strikes provisional shipping emissions deal, awaits full sign-off

Published 16:05 on April 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:40 on April 12, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

Governments at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) agreed to a provisional deal on Thursday for an initial strategy to address international shipping emissions, including a 50% long-term emission cut target, with the resolution due to be signed-off officially on Friday.

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EU lawmakers seek more on IMO emissions deal

Published 17:36 on April 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 21:39 on April 10, 2018  /  Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Shipping  /  No Comments

EU lawmakers urged countries to agree to a more ambitious deal to curb global shipping emissions, warning on Tuesday that the bloc will otherwise go further on its own.

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UN’s IMO meets to craft initial climate effort for international shipping

Published 13:26 on April 9, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:28 on April 10, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, New Market Mechanisms, Shipping  /  No Comments

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is grappling this week to secure an initial strategy to address shipping emissions, with countries edging towards agreeing a carbon-intensity goal initially and only later committing to absolute emission cuts and potentially using carbon markets.

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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2018 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:18 on March 2, 2018  /  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, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Carbon Forward conference and training day. Spend two days with top experts, players, and decision-makers from the global carbon markets as they address today’s most attractive opportunities and pressing challenges. And join us for the EU ETS pre-conference training day organised by carbon market experts Redshaw Advisors, where you will learn how to effectively manage your carbon risk ahead of the looming overhaul of the bloc’s emissions trading scheme.

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CARBON FORWARD: EU pushing for 2016 offset vintage limit as CORSIA rules start to take shape

Published 12:54 on October 2, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:59 on October 2, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Shipping, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The EU is pushing for the UN’s aviation offsetting scheme to accept only carbon credits generated from emissions reductions achieved after 2016, according to a senior European Commission official involved in the negotiations.

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IMO sets course for shipping emission cuts, but without final destination

Published 17:36 on July 7, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:36 on July 7, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on Friday sketched an outline under which it will flesh out its initial strategy to address shipping emissions by 2018, but it stopped short of committing to decarbonise the sector this century.

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Target the target: IMO resumes shipping emission goal-setting efforts

Published 20:26 on July 3, 2017  /  Last updated at 08:36 on July 4, 2017  /  Climate Talks, International, New Market Mechanisms, Shipping  /  No Comments

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Monday resumed work that will determine whether its 2018 initial strategy to address international shipping emissions should contain far-reaching targets, binding measures, or merely warm words.

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Global carbon pricing coalition turns focus to shipping

Published 15:48 on May 25, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:48 on May 25, 2017  /  Climate Talks, International, Shipping, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The World Bank-led Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition has launched a maritime programme aimed at helping shipping companies adopt internal carbon pricing, smoothing the path for a globally-applied mandatory measure.

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IETA members expect UK exit from EU ETS, but spread of global emissions markets -survey

Published 11:46 on May 24, 2017  /  Last updated at 19:40 on May 24, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, EU ETS, International, Shipping, US  /  No Comments

Six out of 10 respondents in the International Emissions Trading Association’s market sentiment survey expect the UK to drop out of the EU ETS, but most are optimistic that new markets will emerge globally driven by China and the aviation sector.

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