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UN developing country scheme being slowly suffocated, firms say
California, RGGI, China and UN offset markets show potential
With carbon prices plunging both the Europe and the US as the fragile global economy takes place Energy Risk is speaking to key players within the industry regarding the future of the carbon markets and what developments are foreseen in the future
Carbon brokers estimate that €60 per European Allowance (EUA) will be needed in the third phase of the Kyoto protocol if the 80% emissions reduction target is to be met by 2050.
Looking beyond 2012
Turning Points: Yvo de Boer
Global carbon market gears up for 2011 climate talks
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
The UK is hoping to re-fire momentum for international climate change agreements at Cancun to help it become the global centre for green finance
Taiwan's plans for a cap-and-trade carbon trading system have potential but relations with China will impact its progress, according to analysts
As China’s appetite for energy grows, analysts say the country’s lack of carbon emissions protocols or ability to use cleaner fuel will result in higher carbon emissions hedging costs for European companies
The number of approved Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects in China tumbles by 30% after investors voice concerns that the generated credits will not be legal under future emissions' regulation
Investment in CDM carbon credits in China may slow because of the prolonged uncertainty over global climate change legislation, analysts say
The Chicago Climate Exchange’s founder, Dr Richard Sandor – who played an instrumental role in the development of spot & futures markets under the US Acid Rain Program – speaks to Pauline McCallion about the similar role environmental markets can...
Despite the integral role played by forests in efforts to combat global warming, the market for forest-based carbon offsets has been slow to develop. Katie Holliday talks to experts about how this landscape is now changing
CDM would be boosted by the introduction of standardised baselines, say experts
Bulgaria's emissions trading suspension set to impact companies trading on EU ETS
The Chinese government's approval rate for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects has dropped by over a third since December 2009, amid continued fears that Chinese CDM-generated Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) credits will not be allowed to...
Optimism in the carbon market has been curbed by the disappointing results of the Copenhagen climate change meeting in December 2009 and traders now expect muted market activity in 2010.
Energy Risk brings you a snapshot of what's moving and shaking the markets with special on-the-ground live reports from the Carbon Market Insights conference in Amsterdam.
Certified emissions reduction (CER) credits generated from clean development mechanism (CDM) projects, such as Chinese wind farms, are just “not sexy” enough for investors at the moment and they are looking to other regions like Africa, says Liz Bossley,...