Climate change risk
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Yvo De Boer, previous executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) says that there will be no legally binding agreement drawn out at COP16
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Government plans to dump the cap-and-trade element of the UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will ease risks for participating companies
Taiwan's plans for a cap-and-trade carbon trading system have potential but relations with China will impact its progress, according to analysts
Investment in CDM carbon credits in China may slow because of the prolonged uncertainty over global climate change legislation, analysts say
A sharp increase in oil demand from non-OECD countries will compensate for peaking demand in OECD area
The former Enron derivatives pioneer believes forcing trades on exchanges will benefit niche players and smaller companies
US senators have published a climate change bill establishing a cap-and-trade system for power plants and industrials that permits only exchange-traded and cleared transactions.
US President Barack Obama has acknowledged the potential need to strip cap and trade out of US energy legislation currently being re-drafted in the US Senate in order to pass the bill.
The European Union formally endorsed the Copenhagen Accord on climate change yesterday, by recommitting to its January 2008 target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% from 1990 levels by 2020. The...
The World Bank issued its first ‘green bond’ in the Asia-Pacific region on January 18, raising NZ$150 million ($107.1 million) in a deal aimed specifically at Japanese retail investors. Market participants...
A congressional move to prevent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation of carbon emissions is unlikely to get past President Barack Obama, but the bipartisan protest indicates legislato...
The outlook for the COP-15 in Copenhagen this year has been buoyed by reduction target pledges by the US and China, despite almost unanimous agreement from experts that a legally binding treaty is u...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.