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Switzerland selects first ITMO activities for emission trade deals

Published 18:48 on June 26, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:48 on June 26, 2019  /  Africa, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland’s carbon credit procurement agency has selected three GHG-reducing activities for its initial call for proposals, aiming to tie up its first emission trade deals under the Paris Agreement’s market-based Article 6.

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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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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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SAVE THE DATE: Carbon Forward 2019 – Survive and thrive in the global carbon markets

Published 10:31 on May 8, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:37 on May 8, 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, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Newsletter, Other APAC, REDD, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Learn how to survive and thrive in carbon markets by joining us at the 4th annual CARBON FORWARD conference & training day where we will be joined by the pre-eminent experts to discuss a programme developed by environmental market experts and based on feedback from companies like yours.

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Switzerland invites ITMO emission activity proposals, bars land-use

Published 14:43 on April 4, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:09 on April 4, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland’s carbon credit procurement agency has opened its first call for proposals for GHG-cutting activities, with the aim of tying up its first emission trade agreements under the Paris Agreement.

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Swiss CO2 permits recover in latest auction, but still cheap compared to pre-link EU price

Published 23:51 on April 1, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:51 on April 1, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Swiss carbon prices have recovered from their recent low, according to the country’s latest auction results, but they remain valued well below the EU Allowances towards which they are expected to converge as the two schemes prepare to link.

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BRIEFING: Proposed pre-linkage Swiss ETS rule changes include holding limits, high price floor

Published 18:46 on March 27, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:06 on September 11, 2019  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Switzerland has launched a consultation over proposed changes to its emissions trading regulations that are needed before it links its carbon market to the EU ETS, floating protective measures including allowance holding limits and a high price floor based on the social cost of carbon.

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Swiss lawmakers give final approval for EU ETS link, setting up 2020 connection

Published 16:42 on March 22, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:54 on March 22, 2019  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Swiss lawmakers have given final approval to the country’s carbon market link with the EU ETS, paving the way for the connection to start next January.

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ICAP Status Report 2019: Emissions Trading Worldwide

Published 21:51 on March 19, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:51 on March 19, 2019  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation, Canada, China, China's National ETS, China's Pilot Markets, Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Views  /  No Comments

Carbon Pulse partner ICAP has published its annual Status Report “Emissions Trading Worldwide”. The 2019 edition provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments and design elements of all ETS in operation, scheduled and under consideration around the world.

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Swiss senate approves EU ETS linking bill, setting up final vote

Published 16:55 on March 7, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:45 on March 22, 2019  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, Switzerland  /  No Comments

Swiss lawmakers in both legislative chambers have approved the country’s carbon market link to the EU ETS, advancing the bill to a final vote later this month that will also likely approve a price floor for the small scheme.

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