Carbon Markets

Emissions from factory chimneys
Carbon Markets, EU, Policy & Regulation
February 21, 2024

Internal carbon pricing can shield businesses from CBAM ‘ripple effect’

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism is triggering creative thinking around pricing emissions 
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Carbon Markets, China
February 20, 2024

China gears up to lead VCM reform

Beijing is taking steps to bring its voluntary carbon market in line with Paris Agreement commitments
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Woman cooking over traditional cookstove
Carbon Markets
February 6, 2024

Cookstove carbon credits under pressure after report alleges ‘pervasive over-crediting’

Cookstove carbon credits can be used to finance cleaner and more efficient ways of cooking in developing countries. But new research has raised doubts about...
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mangrove reforestation project
Carbon Markets, EU, US
January 4, 2024

Experts call for more regulation on carbon markets

Carbon markets were dogged by scandal, political tensions and negative media coverage in 2023. Regulation could help to restore confidence in 2024
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Carbon Markets, EU
December 20, 2023

EU defends its COP28 Article 6 negotiating position

Failed Article 6 negotiations at COP28 marked a sorry end to a challenging year for carbon markets
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Carbon Markets, EU, US
December 14, 2023

EU and US at loggerheads in failed COP28 carbon markets talks

Two weeks of negotiations on carbon markets ended without agreement, with rules' flexibility and emissions removals among the sticking points
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Franz Tattenbach, Costa Rica environment minister
Carbon Markets, Interviews
December 11, 2023

‘No leakage’ structure to strengthen carbon markets, says Costa Rica’s environment minister

Costa Rica’s minister for environment and energy, Franz Tattenbach, tells Sustainable Views that the proceeds of a new carbon credit deal will ‘absolutely’ be shared with indigenous communities
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Carbon Markets
December 5, 2023

Carbon markets standard setters back unity to deliver cohesive guidance

Standard setters say ‘end-to-end integrity framework’ for carbon markets proposed at COP28 should drive clarity on climate action, as Iosco consults on tighter regulation
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Trees in forest.
Carbon Markets
December 5, 2023

VCMI Scope 3 ‘flexibility claim’ raises concerns

The Voluntary Carbon Markets Initiative has updated its ‘claims code of practice’, allowing companies to begin making claims about how they use carbon credits
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