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ExxonMobil pledges net zero emissions by 2030 from Permian basin assets

4 hours 59 sec ago
US oil and gas major ExxonMobil will target net zero GHG operational emissions by 2030 from its operated assets in the US Permian basin, a prolific oil and gas-producing region in Texas and New Mexico, the company has announced.
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Australian steelmaker to collaborate with energy major Shell on renewable hydrogen

6 hours 16 min ago
Australia’s Bluescope has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with oil major Shell to explore renewable hydrogen projects in the state of New South Wales, the company announced on Tuesday.
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CP Daily: Monday December 6, 2021

9 hours 8 min ago
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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Mitsui, New Forests set up Australian carbon forestry fund

11 hours 14 min ago
Japanese trading house Mitsui and global forestry investment manager New Forests have teamed up to develop a fund that will generate millions of carbon credits from forestry projects in Australia.
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VCM Report: VER bull run continues as buyers get less picky

13 hours 18 min ago
Voluntary emissions reduction (VER) values marched higher this week as voluntary carbon market (VCM) sources reported buyers were becoming less choosey about vintage and credit types amid the year-long surge in prices.
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Q1 Pennsylvania RGGI entrance doubtful as legislative agency holds up regulation

14 hours 59 min ago
An agency of Pennsylvania's Republican legislature has denied Democratic Governor Tom Wolf’s administration the chance to immediately publish its RGGI-aligned cap-and-trade regulation, meaning the Keystone State is likely to see its possible entrance into the Northeast US market slip to Q2 2022 or later.
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*Forest Carbon Analyst (Fixed Term Contract), New Forests – San Francisco/Remote

14 hours 59 min ago
*PREMIUM LISTING - New Forests seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Forester – Carbon Projects. In this role you will be responsible for supporting New Forests’ forestland and forest carbon investment strategies in the United States, including the implementation of forestry carbon projects.
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Research Director, Clean Prosperity – Remote (Canada)

17 hours 28 min ago
This role is a unique opportunity to investigate some of the most important questions around decarbonizing Canada’s economy. As our Research Director, you will lead our policy research on a variety of topics including overseeing energy-economy modelling of net-zero pathways, pursuing questions around the cost impacts of carbon pricing, and assessing specific global climate policies to determine their suitability for Canada. All the research you lead will contribute to our ambitious public policy agenda.
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Member states have handed out more than half of 2021 free EUA allocation to industrials –EU

19 hours 16 min ago
EU member states have handed out more than half the total number of free EUAs for 2021 to industrial installations, nine months later than the normal issuance timeframe, with just three weeks to go before the end of the year.
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Japan to explore ‘proper’ offset use for upcoming carbon market

Mon, 2021-12-06 23:37
Japan’s economy ministry has set up a study group to deliver recommendations on the use of offsets in the voluntary carbon market it is planning to launch next April.
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Euro Markets: Midday Update

Mon, 2021-12-06 23:18
EUAs straddled the €80 mark on Monday morning, recovering the previous session's losses and shrugging off weaker energy markets as the weight of call option positions acted as a magnet.
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Head of Secretariat, Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance, IISD – Switzerland

Mon, 2021-12-06 23:08
Support BOGA members in developing and implementing a strategy to expand and strengthen the alliance based on analysis of the future global landscape for oil and gas production in a Paris-aligned world. Another important task is the establishment of a community of practice, helping members to share experience, discuss thematic issues, and access technical advice.
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ANALYSIS: How big oil seeks short-cuts in climate target ‘arms race’

Mon, 2021-12-06 20:57
Oil majors’ climate targets are littered with loopholes but still fall short of Paris Agreement goals, according to assessors struggling to make sense of the piecemeal efforts of one of the most significant sectors for the low-carbon transition.
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China plans to add aluminium, cement to ETS next year -exchange

Mon, 2021-12-06 19:26
China plans to add production of electrolytric aluminium and cement to its national emissions trading scheme next year, according the chairman of the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange, a move that will add nearly 2 billion tonnes of CO2 to the market.
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Group to sell first online art payable in carbon credits

Mon, 2021-12-06 19:21
A crypto venture will on Dec. 9 sell off 100 pieces of artwork as so-called non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the first such event where buyers much pay with carbon credits.
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CP Daily: Friday December 3, 2021

Sat, 2021-12-04 13:17
A daily summary of our news plus bite-sized updates from around the world.
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California should raise 2030 LCFS target, add 2035 goal -researcher

Sat, 2021-12-04 12:58
California regulator ARB should increase the 2030 carbon intensity (CI) reduction target for the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) as well as add a 2035 target, an academic told a conference Friday.
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Emitters offload allowances following WCI auction results, speculators build

Sat, 2021-12-04 12:11
Compliance entities massively reduced their California Carbon Allowance (CCA) holdings over the past week following the publication of Q4 WCI auction results, while financial players bolstered their net long position, according to US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data published Friday.
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California industrial allowance allocations decline in 2022 after COVID-affected year

Sat, 2021-12-04 11:59
California’s free carbon permit distributions to industrials dropped by roughly one third for 2022 after the coronavirus pandemic throttled production from some facilities, according to data from state regulator ARB published Friday.
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RFS Market: RIN prices dive below $1.00 as lower RVO reports resurface

Sat, 2021-12-04 05:38
US biofuel credit (RIN) values tumbled to two-month lows on Friday after several news outlets reported the EPA is slated to soon release lower Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) quotas in line with leaked volumes this fall.
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