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Carbon Trading articles

Corporates leading charge for robust carbon price, says CDP

Carbon emission

CDP report shows many companies are already incorporating a carbon price into their businesses strategies

15 Sep 2014

Report: China national carbon market on track for 2016 launch

Chimney emitting pollution at Conesville power plant

Citing senior government official, Reuters reports legislation to underpin world's largest national carbon market expected to be finalised this year

02 Sep 2014

Carbon prices to average €23 in the 2020, analysts say

Emissions trading

But Thomson Reuters predicts without emissions trading scheme reform and 2030 climate targets EU Allowances may remain at €14

01 Sep 2014

New coal power stations threat to EU’s emissions target

Burning Europe’s lignite reserves would wipe out carbon budget from 2020 until the end of the century, says Greenpeace

27 Aug 2014

California and Mexico ink climate action alliance, as Obama prepares latest green push

President Obama poised to announce fresh climate policies, as California and Mexico seek to establish clean tech hub

29 Jul 2014

Davey renews calls for an end to "unhealthy low" carbon prices

UK government publishes position paper on Emission Trading Scheme reforms calling for the cancellation of an 'ambitious volume' of excess allowances

17 Jul 2014

Australia falters in plan to repeal carbon tax

Colourful senator Clive Palmer withdraws his party's support for controversial amendment at 11th hour

11 Jul 2014

UN hails progress at latest Bonn climate talks

Two week summit ends positively as negotiators edge towards an international emissions reduction framework for 2015

16 Jun 2014

Lord Stern: Economists are underestimating costs of climate change

New report calls for price on carbon of up to $103 a tonne from next year

16 Jun 2014

Lagarde calls for carbon pricing action

Head of the International Monetary Fund urges central bankers to take steps now to deliver carbon pricing mechanisms

13 Jun 2014

Is Scotland really on track to hit its climate change targets?

Scotland's 2020 Climate Group urges businesses to ramp up carbon-cutting efforts after figures reveal 2012 emissions rose

11 Jun 2014

Lord Deben: Chinese emissions cap could put an end to climate action naysayers

Committee on Climate Change hails major pledges this week from China and USA

05 Jun 2014

Reports: Shell mulls carbon price hike in face of new climate regs

Royal Dutch Shell CO2 executive reveals company currently prices carbon at $40 per tonne

02 Jun 2014

Global carbon markets worth $30bn, World Bank finds

Over 60 systems now cover 12 per cent of global emissions, but report warns "steady" progress is at risk from lowering of ambition

28 May 2014

Carbon exchanges optimistic at prospects for a 2015 climate deal

New survey by International Emissions Trading Association calls on EU to set ambitious 2030 carbon cutting target

28 May 2014

Carbon market continues faltering march into the mainstream

Survey of market stakeholders finds strong support for emissions trading system, but questions remain over its role in driving green growth

23 May 2014

EU approves carbon floor price compensation for energy intensive firms

European Commission grants state aid approval to UK government Energy Intensive Industries Package

22 May 2014

EU countries seek to protect more industries from 'carbon leakage'

European Commission unveils list of 175 industries that could receive carbon trading support through to 2019

07 May 2014

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