• EU countries agree weakened text for green claims directive

    18 June 2024

    EU countries have agreed a text for the proposed Green Claims Directive which contains weaker language on the use of carbon credits than that agreed by the European Parliament.

  • Carbon markets waiting on details before using Integrity Council principles, says IETA

    21 April 2023

    Carbon market participants are waiting for more detail from the Integrity Council before they apply its core carbon principles, the International Emissions Trading Association has said.

  • 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

  • Carbon prices expected to rise, amid Covid-19 recovery and climate ambition catalysts

    14 June 2021

    Market participants are increasingly confident that carbon prices across all major global emissions trading systems (ETSs)...

  • 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.

  • Covid-19 poses 'most severe test yet for carbon markets' - IETA

    23 June 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic "represents the most severe test of the world's carbon markets to date, going far beyond the scope of the 2008 global financial crisis," said Dirk Forrister, president and CEO of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA).

  • COP24 sees historic agreement on Paris rulebook, but work remains

    17 December 2018

    A historic agreement on the rules that will govern the Paris Agreement has been sealed at the Katowice climate change conference (COP 24), but countries failed to agree changes to strengthen emissions trading schemes.

  • People moves: AP3, ISS-Oekom, IETA

    10 August 2018

    Mårten Lindeborg, AP3’s CIO and deputy CEO, has passed away. The Swedish buffer fund announced yesterday that Lindeborg died after a short illness

  • Carbon market sentiment strengthens

    23 May 2018

    Sentiment about carbon prices is becoming increasingly bullish, but "a huge gap remains between current price expectations and what's needed to achieve the 2°C goal" set by the Paris climate agreement.

  • EU ETS reforms win parliamentary approval

    07 February 2018

    The European Parliament has voted by a large majority to formally approve the provisional agreement reached in November on post-2020 reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS).