Carbon markets face fresh uncertainty
Political changes in the UK and US have reversed recent progress towards greater clarity in the world's largest carbon markets, says Graham Cooper
Back to the (uncertain) future
Despite setbacks in some key markets, the winners of this year's Environmental Finance Market Rankings are generally bullish about the growth of existing trading systems and the creation of new ones
Carbon trading finds its feet again
The winners of 2015's carbon-related Market Rankings say it's been a good year for trading systems worldwide, with more regulatory certainty and overall activity than last year in many markets. Sophie Robinson-Tillett reports
RWE's Dawson elected as IETA chairman
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has elected Paul Dawson, head of regulatory affairs at RWE Supply and Trading, as chairman of the board.
Clean Power Plan could lead to stranded assets, inter-state trading
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.
The only way is up
This year's winners in the carbon markets section of our annual rankings believe the tide has finally turned after the economic downturn in 2008 sent prices and volumes tumbling. Graham Cooper and Sophie Robinson-Tillett report
The next generation
US President Barack Obama is forging ahead with federal guidelines to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. Katie Kouchakji looks at what form the standards could take, the implications for investors
Braine takes reins at IETA
The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has appointed Bruce Braine, a vice-president responsible for strategic policy analysis at American Electric Power, as its new chairman. He replaces David Hone, senior climate change adviser at Shell, who is stepping down after three years in the role.