• COP28 needs to deliver clarity on Article 6

    22 August 2023

    With 100 days to go until COP28, the conference needs to nail down the technicalities of Article 6, if the carbon markets are to be used to help meet national emissions reduction targets, writes Genevieve Redgrave

  • ICVCM finalises carbon credit certification assessment

    27 July 2023

    The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market (ICVCM) has finalised its carbon credit benchmark, by launching criteria on how to assess which carbon credit categories are eligible for its "best-in-class" certification label.

  • How tech can help transform the voluntary carbon market

    19 December 2022

    New technology can spread out the benefits of carbon markets to all, says Dirk Forrister

  • ICAO votes to lower baseline on airline carbon reduction scheme

    01 July 2020

    States in the UN-based International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) have voted to lower the carbon emissions baseline of airline credits trading scheme Corsia, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Decoding the carbon market logjam at the Madrid Climate Conference

    13 December 2019

    The Madrid Climate Conference (COP25) is nearly coming to an end, and there is little sign of agreement on an operational rulebook for Article 6 of the Paris Climate Agreement (PA), arguably one of the most important elements of the PA and the ongoing negotiations, says Prajwal Baral.

  • RGGI carbon allowance prices rise as $74m raised at auction

    10 June 2019

    The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) carbon trading scheme of nine northeastern US states has raised a combined $74 million at its second auction in 2019.

  • Confidence in China’s emissions trading scheme rockets in IETA survey

    06 June 2019

    Confidence that carbon trading in China will begin before 2021 has almost doubled since last year, a survey of organisations in the global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading market has revealed.