Kyoto protocol on climate change
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...
The price of carbon hit all-time lows last month and, at around €7, carbon credits under the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) are currently well below the €20–30 that experts estimate...
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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.
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
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 Europe...
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 McC...
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
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.