Carbon markets waiting on details before using Integrity Council principles, says IETA
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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).
"Non-breakthrough" COP23 to make progress on Paris rulebook
The main achievement expected at the Bonn climate conference starting on Monday is progress on preparing a 'rulebook' that will lay out how to implement the Paris Agreement.