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  • MCeX launches first Canadian carbon trading market

    There wasn’t much business transacted - just three contracts changed hands. But the debut of Canada’s new carbon emissions market last week heralds great potential for growth. The Montréal Climate Exchange (MCeX), a joint venture of the Montréal Exchange (MX) and the Chicago Climate Exchange(R) (CCX), officially launched trading in Canada of futures contracts on carbon ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon market crashes

    Untitled Document International carbon markets have experienced a major slump after several industrial strongholds in the EU reported better-than-expected environmental performance. ...

  • The future of carbon trading in the US

    An analysis by New Carbon Finance concludes that a carbon trading scheme in the US is inevitable within four to five years. Currently the US favors a domestic market, however linking into international schemes could significantly reduce the price of carbon, impose less cost on US industry and consumers and help make the US a climate change ...


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  • State of the carbon market - 2008

    The global carbon market grew to a whopping US$64 billion (€47 billion) in 2007, more than doubling over 2006, according to a new report from the World Bank highlighting the state and trends of the global carbon market. The European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) also saw a doubling of both value and number of allowances transacted to ...


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  • A Possible Rebirth of the Carbon Market?

    Many people have voiced pessimism over an international agreement to address climate change since the 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen fell short of expectations. The lack of a comprehensive, global effort to curb emissions; the failure by the United States to pass meaningful federal legislation, the continued recession in Europe; and, most recently, the election results in Australia have ...


    By The World Bank

  • Towards a Global Carbon Market

    SWITCH, the Alliance for a Green Economy in Quebec, a working group made up of environmentalists and business people, is recommending that the governments of Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and California enter into agreements with China, Mexico and the European Union to ensure increased harmonization of the operating rules of their existing or future carbon markets. SWITCH believes that these markets ...


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  • Establishing a Global Carbon Market

    Carbon markets are increasingly a key feature in national climate policies. Their design and implementation reflect differing imperatives between developing and developed nations, raising questions about how they are developed and what it would take to link them together into a single global carbon market. Establishing a Global Carbon Market: A discussion on linking various approaches to create ...

  • Westport to enter carbon market

    Westport Innovations Inc. has announced a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas engines. The program will be a joint initiative with that in collaboration with Grütter Consulting. The Westport Carbon Project (WCP) is in the process of being registered with the internationally acclaimed Voluntary Carbon Market Standard ...


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  • Landmark private, public trade fair launched to tap carbon market opportunities in Africa

    To help Africa obtain its fair share of emission reduction projects under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and satisfy growing carbon market interest on the continent, partner international agencies and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) on Wednesday launched the first all-Africa Carbon Forum in Senegal, under the umbrella of the Nairobi Framework. The ...

  • World carbon markets at a turning point

    The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading. While the volume of carbon credits traded globally will grow by an estimated 14 percent this year, reaching roughly 12 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalents, concerns remain about depressed market prices in certain markets and uncertainties abound over the ...


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  • Ontario prepares to join the Carbon Market

    The Government of Ontario has tabled a draft bill on establishing a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario The adoption of this law is a step towards Ontario joining the Québec-California carbon market. “Today Ontario is taking an important step towards setting up its own cap-and-trade system and joining ...


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  • Australia to link carbon pricing to world carbon markets

    From July 2015, Australia's carbon pricing mechanism will be linked to carbon markets around the world according to a press statement from the Australian Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. This will allow reductions in carbon pollution to be pursued globally at the lowest cost. Carbon pollution is not confined to national borders - it affects the whole planet. International linking ...


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  • State and trends of the carbon market 2008

    The global carbon market grew to a whopping US$64 billion (EUR 47 billion) in 2007, more than doubling over 2006, according to a new report from the World Bank highlighting the state and trends of the global carbon market. The European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) also saw a doubling of both value and number of allowances transacted to the tune of US$50 billion (EUR 37 billion). The ...


    By The World Bank

  • Carbon Market Data launches a mapping tool for the European emissions trading scheme (EU ETS)

    Carbon Market Data is pleased to announce the launch of a new mapping tool for the European emissions trading scheme (EU ETS). This new mapping tool will enable users: * to navigate geographically through all countries, regions and administrative areas of Europe * to identify the power plants and factories located in specific areas * to view the distribution of carbon emissions and ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • Carbon Market Data publishes key figures on the European emissions trading scheme for the year 2012

    Carbon Market Data, a European company providing carbon market research and IT services, issued a data summary on the recent release of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme‘s 2012 verified emissions reports. Based on Carbon Market Data calculations, the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) installations were long by 164 Mt in 2012 (they emitted 164 million tonnes CO2 less than their number of ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • Carbon Market Data publishes key figures on the European emissions trading scheme for the year 2008

    Carbon Market Data, a European company providing carbon market research and IT services, issued a data summary on the recent release of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme‘s 2008 verified emissions reports.Based on Carbon Market Data calculations, the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) installations were short by 145 Mt in 2008 (they emitted 145 million tonnes CO2 more than they were allowed). This ...


    By Carbon Market Data

  • Montreal exchange to launch carbon futures trading

    The Montreal Climate Exchange (MCeX), a joint venture of the Montreal Exchange (MX) and the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), plans to launch trading of futures contracts on Canada carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) units on May 30, 2008, subject to regulatory approval. ...


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  • Carbon emissions trading in the United States – an update

    The report Carbon Emissions Trading in the United States, written by Barbara Hendrickson, Virginia Huang and Marty Venalainen and published by McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP, is a detailed discussion and overview of the US carbon market. The report discusses the evolution of emissions trading in the United States, its current ...


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  • “STATE OF THE CARBON MARKET 2006` - New report to be released at Carbon Expo shows dramatic growth in carbon market

    A new report from the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) highlighting the trends of the global market for carbon emissions trading will be released during CARBON EXPO in Cologne, Germany, on May 10th. Carbon Expo is the largest carbon fair in the world, with more than 2000 representatives from governments, business, and civil society organizations involved in ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Carbon Trading Magazine Survey Names SCS Global Services the Best Validation and Verification Company in the Voluntary Carbon Market for 2012

    SCS Global Services was named "Best Validation Company" and "Best Verification Company( http://www.scsglobalservices.com/carbon-offset-verification )" in Carbon Trading Magazine's 2012 Carbon Market Survey( ...


    By SCS Global Services

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