• Structural work underpins carbon market optimism

    03 January 2018

    If 2017 was the year of carbon market maintenance, with legislation extending the life of schemes in the US and Europe, 2018 could be defined by greater linking between initiatives, says Michael Hurley

  • China launches world's largest emissions trading scheme

    19 December 2017

    China has announced the long-awaited launch of its national emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will immediately become the largest of its type in the world, according to analysts.

  • Rebooting the carbon markets

    28 September 2017

    Across the globe, regulators are doubling down on their commitment to carbon trading, despite recent market setbacks. Graham Cooper reports

  • People Moves: Moody's, South Pole, RobecoSAM, Renovate, GSC

    16 June 2017

    Henry Shilling is to retire from Moody's Investor Service at the end of the month.

  • Aviation emissions plan raises questions for EU ETS

    10 October 2016

    The introduction of a new market-based mechanism to curb the growth of greenhouses gas emissions from aviation raises questions about the future of the sector within the EU's Emissions Trading System (ETS) and will do little to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, critics said.

  • Paris Agreement ratification trigger could be reached in weeks - [Corrected]

    30 September 2016

    The second and final trigger for the Paris Agreement to come into force could be reached in a few weeks, as India, one of the world's largest emitters of carbon, prepares to ratify the treaty.

  • The road to Marrakesh is paved with green intentions

    26 September 2016

    The Paris climate change summit will be a tough act to follow, but its successor is shaping up to be an important meeting in its own right. Hamza Ali and Peter Cripps report

  • 90 steps forward, two steps back

    17 August 2016

    With the flagship markets of the EU and California in difficulties, advocates of carbon trading are pinning their hopes on a slew of new markets, particularly China and Canada. Graham Cooper reports

  • Landmark Paris agreement toasted by investors

    14 December 2015

    Investors were celebrating today after a "historic" climate change agreement was hammered out in Paris, marking a new dawn for clean technologies and low-carbon investors.

  • COP Blog: Crunch time for markets

    09 December 2015

    The next few days will decide to what extent the Paris agreement encourages trading markets, says Jeff Swartz