• EU carbon price breaks €100 barrier

    22 February 2023

    Europe's carbon price broke the €100 ($106) barrier for the first time on Tuesday, boosted by strong demand amid policy reforms.

  • EU carbon price suffers largest one-day fall

    02 March 2022

    The price of carbon credits under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) fell by its largest one-day amount on Tuesday, as rising energy prices and the Russian war in Ukraine put pressure on the soaring market.

  • China ETS trading gets off to strong start

    20 July 2021

    Market excitement and allowance hoarding supported strong carbon prices during the early trading sessions of the nationwide China carbon market - but more is needed for this key but much-delayed climate policy to deliver on its aim, Refinitiv carbon lead analyst Yan Qin tells Ahren Lester

  • News Round Up: Goldman Sachs, Lyxor, Nomura, Barclays, Jersey Finance, and more

    08 March 2021
  • Refinitiv: 'heavy lifting' required for China to meet climate goals

    08 March 2021
  • China announces long-awaited national carbon market launch

    06 January 2021

    China has announced it will launch its long-awaited national emissions trading scheme (ETS) in February, although the rules are not expected to be too onerous initially for the power companies covered by the market

  • China 'surprises' with plan to link with EU ETS

    16 December 2020

    Carbon market suggestions by Chinese officials on a global link and absolute emissions cap have surprised many, reports Ahren Lester, and indicate a rising ambition for the nationwide scheme under development

  • China's ETS: launch hope high as officials step up support

    16 October 2020

    Following their recently upgraded climate pledge, senior Chinese officials have given renewed backing to a national emissions trading system (ETS), reigniting hopes it will soon be built and be more ambitious, writes Ahren Lester