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EUAs recover after price drop - but CERs crash to new lows

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 8:51am
European carbon prices have picked up slightly today, after a price plunge earlier this week, while certified emission reductions have dropped to fresh lows.
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Investors welcome CDM reform calls

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 8:29am
Carbon market investors have welcomed the reforms proposed by a high-level panel report on the Clean Development Mechanism, particularly the move to reduce the overhang of offset credits.
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RGGI's coming of age

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 4:30am
Oversupplied, too small, and under legislative assault: it's been a rough ride for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in its first phase. But these experiences inform the debate about the programme's future, says Bill Shobe
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Dutch backloading ambivalence leads to fears for carbon prices

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:45am
European emissions prices have plunged back below €8, following confirmation from the Dutch environment ministry that it may not support a European Commission plan to prop up prices - leading to concerns about the fate of a vote on the plans later this year.
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Greece to auction 3m EUAs

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:45am
Greece will sell a further 3 million EU allowances before the end of this year, according to Athens Exchange, which will host the auctions.
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Livelihoods fund hits €26.5m

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 11:17am
A carbon fund that invests in ecosystem restoration projects has attracted a total of €26.5 million from seven investors.
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US insurer launches ODS cover for carbon market

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 10:14am
Investors feeding offset credits from ozone-depleting substance projects into California's and other carbon markets can tap into a new insurance product to cover potential physical losses that could hurt their revenue streams.
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US insurer launches ODS cover for carbon market

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 10:14am
Investors feeding offset credits from ozone-depleting substance projects into California's and other carbon markets can tap into a new insurance product to cover potential physical losses that could hurt their revenue streams.
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Carbon market in crisis, needs 'urgent, forceful intervention' - CDM review

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 1:15pm
A high-level panel of experts has urged countries to "intervene forcefully" to rescue the carbon market created by the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism, under threat from low prices.
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European emissions prices slip after Phase III auction platform named

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 11:39am
EU allowance prices dipped about 3% this morning, following confirmation that more supply will be coming to the market late next month via the newly-appointed transitional common auction platform.
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European emissions prices slip after Phase III auction platform named

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 11:39am
EU allowance prices dipped about 3% this morning, following confirmation that more supply will be coming to the market late next month via the newly-appointed transitional common auction platform.
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RGGI auction generates $47.5m

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:39am
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative sold 65% of available allowances in its latest auction.
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Canada weakens coal power emissions rules

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:39am
Canada's "tough" new rules for coal-fired power plant emissions are not as rigorous as initially proposed, according to an environmental NGO.
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Canada weakens coal power emissions rules

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:39am
Canada's "tough" new rules for coal-fired power plant emissions are not as rigorous as initially proposed, according to an environmental NGO.
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C-Quest targets impact investors for community carbon projects

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:39am
C-Quest Capital, a developer of emissions reduction projects, is refocusing its business around activities in the poorest countries - with an eye to attracting social impact investors.
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RGGI auction generates $47.5m

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:39am
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative sold 65% of available allowances in its latest auction.
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Experts downplay Australia CER cap reduction

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 7:55am
The linkage of Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism with the EU Emissions Trading System will not have a big impact on the certified emission reduction market, according to investors and project developers.
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Experts downplay Australia CER cap reduction

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 7:55am
The linkage of Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism with the EU Emissions Trading System will not have a big impact on the certified emission reduction market, according to investors and project developers.
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Democrats pledge support for emissions cuts

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 12:26pm
US Democrats have reaffirmed their commitment to international agreements to deal with climate change and to reducing domestic carbon emissions - but absent any reference to cap and trade.
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Democrats pledge support for emissions cuts

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 12:26pm
US Democrats have reaffirmed their commitment to international agreements to deal with climate change and to reducing domestic carbon emissions - but absent any reference to cap and trade.
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