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SK Market: KAUs hit 30,000 won as buyers left with no choice but to pay up

Published 09:22 on August 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:22 on August 13, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

The record-breaking trend in South Korea’s emissions market continued Tuesday with KAUs hitting 30,000 won ($24.59) for the first time as the wide gap between demand and supply kept pushing prices up.

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CARBON FORWARD 2019 – Stick or twist: investors came to the EU ETS, but will they go?

Published 17:24 on August 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:47 on August 12, 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, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – The 4th annual Carbon Forward conference & training day features a dedicated stream focused on the EU carbon market from an investor perspective.

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SK Market: KAUs set fresh record highs amid intense compliance demand

Published 11:00 on August 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:17 on August 12, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea’s ETS prices surged 2.4% on Monday to close at fresh record highs, driven by frantic demand from emitters amid limited supply ahead of next month’s compliance deadline.

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South Korean firms sign major CDM deal in Bangladesh

Published 01:44 on August 9, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:27 on August 9, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Other APAC, South Korea  /  No Comments

Korea Midland Power and trading firm Ecoeye have signed a deal with subsidiaries of Bangadesh’s state-owned oil and gas firm PetroBangla to develop a CDM project that will generate some 1 million carbon credits annually for use in the South Korean emissions trading scheme.

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SK Market: Korean CO2 permits hit record highs amid supply shortage

Published 10:53 on August 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 00:49 on August 9, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korean CO2 allowances rose to all-time highs in Thursday trade as demand continued to outweigh the slow trickle of supply in a market deemed short overall, forcing emitters to consider borrowing from future allocation.

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SK Market: Korean CO2 auction clears below secondary market

Published 09:18 on July 10, 2019  /  Last updated at 09:18 on July 10, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea sold all 550,000 carbon allowances on offer in its July auction held Wednesday, with permits clearing well below secondary market prices.

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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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SK Market: Korean CO2 auction clears below market amid low interest

Published 10:06 on June 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:06 on June 12, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea sold out all allowances on offer in Wednesday’s auction, but the sale cleared 1.3% below the secondary market as only five companies submitted bids.

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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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