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New UN Article 6 text emerges to raise hopes of emission trade deal this year

Published 17:53 on June 25, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:48 on June 26, 2019  /  Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UN produced a new draft text on rules covering international emissions trade on Tuesday, after governments broke a deadlock that some observers said raises the prospects for a deal later this year on the Paris Agreement’s divisive Article 6.

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Beijing targets carbon neutral Winter Olympics with offsets, allowances

Published 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:33 on June 24, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Organisers of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing have released a plan to minimise the event’s greenhouse gas footprint, including a goal to buy or ensure donations of local carbon offsets and ETS allowances to make up for any emissions that can’t be avoided.

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Emissions exchange operator CBL Markets to merge with data firm Xpansiv

Published 12:26 on June 24, 2019  /  Last updated at 15:19 on June 24, 2019  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Bavardage, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Spot emissions exchange operator CBL Markets will merge with commodity data firm Xpansiv, the companies announced on Monday.

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California lawmakers urge adoption of Tropical Forest Standard

Published 23:09 on June 20, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:14 on June 20, 2019  /  Americas, Aviation, Canada, International, Mexico, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Four California assemblymembers asked state regulator ARB this week to adopt the Tropical Forest Standard (TFS) for international sector-based offset programmes despite ongoing disagreement and environmental justice opposition to the proposal.

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In first for Japan, utility strikes deal with Shell to buy “carbon neutral” LNG

Published 12:26 on June 18, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:27 on June 18, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, International, Japan, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Japanese utility Tokyo Gas has bought a batch of carbon credits alongside an LNG shipment from a unit of energy major Shell to offset the greenhouse gas emissions from the LNG’s full lifecycle.

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China lays foundation for voluntary carbon market

Published 11:57 on June 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 13:55 on June 17, 2019  /  China, China's National ETS, China's Offset Market, China's Pilot Markets, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

China has for the first time laid out rules for carbon neutralising major events and activities, including defining which types of carbon credits would be eligible, a first step towards creating a voluntary GHG market in the world’s biggest-emitting nation.

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Voluntary carbon market stakes claim to thrive in Paris era

Published 21:32 on June 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:05 on June 14, 2019  /  Aviation, Climate Talks, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Entities should be able to continue buying voluntary carbon credits in the Paris Agreement era, though exactly how those claims will be reflected is still up for debate, a cross-stakeholder group has said.

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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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Ecosystem Marketplace loses long-time program manager to The Nature Conservancy

Published 22:40 on June 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:42 on June 14, 2019  /  Americas, Bavardage, International, REDD, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

US-based environmental non-profit organisation Ecosystem Marketplace has lost its program manager to embattled green group The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Carbon Pulse has learned.

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EU airlines face CORSIA uncertainty as states order MRV rule re-write

Published 21:18 on June 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:18 on June 13, 2019  /  Aviation, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

EU airlines are being advised to continue monitoring their 2019 international flight emissions despite a lack of rules to govern the process due to bureaucratic delays.

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