• 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

  • No stopping climate action regardless of US policy, says Moody's

    16 February 2017

    Global efforts to reduce carbon emissions will not be affected by a less ambitious US climate policy under Trump, according to Moody's.

  • Carbon markets face fresh uncertainty

    13 December 2016

    Political changes in the UK and US have reversed recent progress towards greater clarity in the world's largest carbon markets, says Graham Cooper

  • Clean Power Plan could lead to stranded assets, inter-state trading

    01 June 2015

    The proposed US Clean Power Plan could leave some coal-fired power plants 'stranded' and lead to inter-state trading of emission reductions in the western states, experts said.

  • So far, so good...

    12 December 2013

    It's been a solid first year for California's cap-and-trade scheme, and market participants are upbeat about 2014, when new buyers will likely emerge and the programme will link with Quebec. Elza Holmstedt Pell reports

  • California takes 'final step' prior to carbon offset issuance

    06 August 2013

    California's cap-and-trade system has passed a "major milestone" after a project registry issued the first offsets that can be used for compliance by the state's emitters, subject to a final review by the regulator.