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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 008: New Zealand Climate Change Commission/Motu Research Institute

Published 10:42 on May 8, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:12 on June 3, 2020  /  Asia Pacific, Australia, Climate Talks, Conversations, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, New Zealand, Views  /  No Comments

In this latest episode of our Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Catherine Leining, policy fellow at the Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Institute and a member of New Zealand’s independent Climate Change Commission, about the ongoing NZ ETS reform work and the prospects of the country accessing the international carbon market.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 007: The Nature Conservancy

Published 16:54 on May 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:13 on June 3, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, China, China's Offset Market, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  2 Comments

In the latest instalment of the Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we chat with Kelley Hamrick, policy advisor at US-based environmental organisation The Nature Conservancy (TNC), about coronavirus-related impacts on the Paris Agreement’s Article 6 negotiations and ICAO’s global aviation offset mechanism CORSIA.

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*NEW* MARCU MY WORDS: Europe’s Climate Law – Locking in the Future?

Published 21:33 on May 4, 2020  /  Last updated at 10:24 on May 5, 2020  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Views  /  No Comments

The EU Climate Law, with its sweeping scope and ambitious objectives, will recalibrate the parameters of economic activity across the continent. In particular, it will dramatically narrow the options available to member states when they decide on how to meet their current and future energy demand.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 006: Oregon legislators

Published 17:54 on May 4, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:13 on June 3, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Conversations, US, Views  /  No Comments

In the latest Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Oregon Senator Michael Dembrow (D) and Representative Karin Power (D) about the state’s challenges to pass WCI-modelled carbon market legislation, as well as the new GHG reduction programme ordered by the governor.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 005: ICIS

Published 15:54 on April 29, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:13 on June 3, 2020  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Views  /  No Comments

In our latest instalment of the Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Marcus Ferdinand, head of European power and carbon analytics at ICIS, about what’s driving EUAs at the moment, how the coronavirus crisis is impacting the EU ETS, and his forecasts for allowance prices.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 004: Stillwater Associates

Published 18:36 on April 24, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:13 on June 3, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Conversations, RINs & LCFS, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

In the latest Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Megan Boutwell, vice president of operations at US-based consultancy Stillwater Associates, about the coronavirus-related impacts on the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and neighbouring transportation sector clean fuels markets.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 003: Refinitiv

Published 13:21 on April 17, 2020  /  Last updated at 02:14 on June 3, 2020  /  China, China's National ETS, Conversations, Views  /  No Comments

In the latest Carbon Pulse Conversations podcast, we speak to Oslo-based carbon and power analyst Yan Qin from Refinitiv about the latest developments in preparing for China’s national emissions trading scheme and the outlook for getting that market up and running this year.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 002: ClearBlue Markets

Published 18:10 on April 14, 2020  /  Last updated at 18:10 on April 14, 2020  /  Americas, Canada, Conversations, US, Views  /  No Comments

In the second episode of our new coronavirus-era podcast, Carbon Pulse speaks with Toronto-based analysts and consultants ClearBlue Markets about the pandemic’s effects on the WCI cap-and-trade programme and Canadian carbon pricing systems.

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CARBON PULSE CONVERSATIONS 001: Alessandro Vitelli

Published 18:15 on April 6, 2020  /  Last updated at 16:46 on April 20, 2020  /  Conversations, EMEA, EU ETS, Views  /  1 Comment

Being confined to our homes with the wider world firmly under lockdown due to the coronavirus, we have started a podcast: Carbon Pulse Conversations. Check out our first episode!

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COMMENT: Five massive drivers of future demand for offsets

Published 00:01 on April 3, 2020  /  Last updated at 21:36 on April 2, 2020  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation/CORSIA, Canada, China, Conversations, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Views, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Prior to the onslaught of COVID-19, a quick scan of the news each day would reveal that climate change is on the minds of customers and corporates worldwide.  Warmer winters with rain where there was once snow, colder weather anomalies due to destabilization of the polar vortex, and summers punctuated by raging fires in both hemispheres make the topic impossible to ignore.  And, while new regulatory regimes are cropping up across the globe, voluntary action is on the rise.

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