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China’s Hubei to auction 3 mln CO2 permits

Wed, 2020-12-02 22:13
Hubei province will auction off 3 million carbon allowances over two sales on Dec. 9 and 11, with the biggest restricted to ETS-regulated entities that have emitted more than their annual free allocation.
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Sales Managers, International Carbon Market, Enking International – New York/London/Sydney

Wed, 2020-12-02 21:55
EKI (Enking International) Energy Services Ltd is looking for 3 Sales Managers for the International Carbon Market, located in New York (USA), London (UK), and Sydney (Australia).
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‘Not a good time’ for carbon pricing mechanism in Japan -MP

Wed, 2020-12-02 20:58
Japan is considering a carbon pricing mechanism, but will not propose one ahead of the general election next October, a ruling party lawmaker said Wednesday.
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NZ Market: NZUs hit NZ$36 as market continues slow march into unchartered territory

Wed, 2020-12-02 18:47
New Zealand carbon allowances rose to a fresh record high on Wednesday after a two-week pause as the market remains bullish on long-term trends.
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New York finalises post-2020 RGGI changes ahead of implementation

Wed, 2020-12-02 11:35
New York finalised its post-2020 RGGI regulation on Tuesday, cementing the programmatic changes that are largely seen as bullish by market participants for the soon-to-be 11-state programme.
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CP Daily: Tuesday December 1, 2020

Wed, 2020-12-02 09:07
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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California offset usage declines at 2019 compliance deadline, as indirect emissions fall

Wed, 2020-12-02 09:02
California’s cap-and-trade regulated entities decreased their offset usage at this year’s interim compliance deadline for 2019 obligations, while indirect power sector emissions dropped year-on-year, according to data published by state regulator ARB on Tuesday.
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Climate Policy Officer, ECVC – Brussels

Wed, 2020-12-02 08:57
Starting from January 2021 we are looking for someone to fill a new position of Policy Officer. This person will be responsible for carrying out a written, in-depth analysis of EU legislative processes around the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies in the Green Deal, to be shared with ECVC members and leadership.
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PREVIEW: Traders foresee Q4 RGGI auction settling close to secondary market

Wed, 2020-12-02 08:12
Traders anticipate the RGGI auction on Wednesday will settle near secondary market pricing levels, with some questioning whether regulated parties may bid more aggressively as the Northeast US cap-and-trade scheme transitions to the post-2020 period.
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WCI auction supply rises slightly in 2021 as programme sets floor price at $17.71

Wed, 2020-12-02 07:01
The cap-and-trade auction floor price in the California-Quebec carbon market will rise to $17.71 in 2021, as the total WCI-linked auction supply will climb by 2%, state regulator ARB confirmed Tuesday.
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UK campaigner wins court hearing in campaign to price GHGs from incinerators

Wed, 2020-12-02 06:35
A UK high court judge on Tuesday ruled that a climate campaigner could sue the government for excluding waste incinerators from greenhouse gas pricing, teeing up a case that could help set a precedent for the EU.
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Director of Carbon Finance, CarbonCure – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Wed, 2020-12-02 06:24
CarbonCure is look for a Director of Carbon Finance who will build out and scale the company's carbon credit program. 
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EU aviation carbon market revenues can spur innovation, support cleaner fuels -report

Wed, 2020-12-02 03:40
Free allocation of carbon allowances to intra-EU flights should be scrapped and revenues from auctioning them used to support innovation and the deployment of cleaner aviation fuels, said an NGO report released this week.
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Germany grants awards in oversubscribed first coal plant closure tender

Wed, 2020-12-02 02:40
Germany has awarded payments to close 4.79 GW in hard coal-fired power by Jan. 1, 2021, in the country’s first tender as part of efforts to phase out the carbon-intensive fuel from its energy mix, while Poland’s grid operator also announced coal-fired capacity removals.
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Verra proposes new carbon unit to scale up finance before offset issuance

Wed, 2020-12-02 02:19
Offset standard developer and manager Verra published a consultation on Tuesday for a new carbon unit designed to help nature-based projects access financial flows prior to receiving verified credits.
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EU Midday Market Briefing

Tue, 2020-12-01 22:28
EU carbon rose on Tuesday to tag €30 for the first time since September, with colder weather, a looming supply drought, and wider market strength continuing to lift EUA prices after a stellar November.
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European Commission to hold MSR review workshop on Dec. 3

Tue, 2020-12-01 21:03
The European Commission has organised an expert workshop on the upcoming Market Stability Reserve (MSR) review, with the online session to be held this Thursday by Vivid Economics.
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Australia’s Santos brings forward net zero goal, eyes share of carbon neutral LNG market

Tue, 2020-12-01 18:46
Gas producer Santos on Tuesday moved forward its net zero emissions target by 10 years to 2040, eyeing the emerging demand for carbon neutral LNG in Asian markets with plans for CCS and offsetting.
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Australia Market Roundup: ACCU issuance drops, UN credits dominate voluntary demand

Tue, 2020-12-01 13:32
The issuance of new carbon credits in Australia over the past week fell to near zero, while generator EnergyAustralia demonstrated the bulk of voluntary demand remains for international units despite the string growth in the domestic offset market.
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CP Daily: Monday November 30, 2020

Tue, 2020-12-01 11:13
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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