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COP24: Developers, NGOs spar over future role of CDM

Published 18:15 on December 4, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:33 on December 4, 2018  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Zealand, South & Central, Switzerland, US  /  No Comments

The continuation of the CDM and its CER credits when the Paris Agreement takes effect in 2021 has emerged as a major point of contention in the early days of the UN climate summit in Poland, as developers and NGOs remain widely split on the issue.

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Hopes fade for progress on a CDM transition this year

Published 22:54 on November 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 09:54 on November 20, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Canada, Climate Talks, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, REDD, South Korea, Switzerland, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Governments are not expected to offer much clarity on how the CDM will transition into the post-2020 Paris Agreement era as year-end UN talks in Katowice get bogged down in other issues, observers say.

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Swiss CO2 price crashes to record low at latest auction

Published 18:52 on November 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 14:03 on November 13, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Carbon allowance prices in the latest Swiss bi-annual auction have crashed to a record low, abruptly ending a trend of convergence with EU prices ahead of the linkage of both markets.

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CARBON FORWARD 2018: Switzerland lines up first Paris-era carbon trades

Published 22:37 on October 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 02:35 on October 19, 2018  /  Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland will start buying its first international credits next year to help meet its emission goal under the Paris Agreement, marking one of the first trades under the pact, an official said Thursday at the Carbon Forward 2018 conference in London.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: UK to exit EU ETS under ‘no deal’ Brexit, says govt

Published 17:34 on October 12, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:16 on October 12, 2018  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

The UK will be excluded from participating in the EU ETS under a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario, the government announced late on Friday.

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Switzerland to introduce carbon floor price when it links to EU ETS

Published 15:07 on October 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:29 on November 12, 2018  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland plans to introduce a domestic carbon price floor when it links its emissions trading scheme to that of the EU in early 2020, a senior lawmaker told Carbon Pulse.

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CARBON FORWARD 2018: Will international carbon trade thrive under the Paris Agreement?

Published 18:46 on September 18, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:19 on September 26, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Switzerland, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The world’s biggest carbon offset market is set to sunset in 2020, with governments at odds over how the UN CDM’s thousands of projects and billions of carbon credits should be subsequently treated under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

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CARBON FORWARD 2018: Why investors have learned to love EU carbon again

Published 18:55 on August 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 10:03 on August 23, 2018  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland, Views  /  No Comments

**THIS IS A FREE ARTICLE** – Investors have piled into the EU ETS over the past year as prices have tripled, with buyers hunting the lucrative returns predicted amid another doubling of the carbon price seen in the years to come.

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Swiss CO2 emissions fall in 2017 as biofuel use increases

Published 17:07 on July 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:32 on July 11, 2018  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland’s energy-related CO2 emissions continued to decline in 2017, the government reported Tuesday, attributing much of the fall to the increased use of biofuels.

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Mayday: Weak ambition, Chinese backtracking threaten future of CORSIA global aviation offset scheme

Published 20:22 on June 29, 2018  /  Last updated at 20:59 on June 29, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, Shipping, South & Central, Switzerland, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Fears are mounting that ICAO’s international aviation offsetting mechanism could collapse well before its 2021 start as China backtracks and other nations resist, while the scheme’s rules get severely weakened or delayed by infighting.

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