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Afternoon rush hour and bank holiday traffic building up on M6 motorway through Cheshire
Carbon Markets, Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 8, 2024

Expanding UK ETS to cover heating and road transport fuels could cut domestic emissions by a quarter

Proceeds from the UK Emissions Trading Scheme could also be redistributed to households, especially lower income, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the...
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Flags of the European Union
Carbon Markets, EU, Japan, Policy & Regulation
May 7, 2024

Carbon markets experts grapple with role of removals in ETS

The European Commission has until July 2026 to decide whether carbon removals should be included in the EU Emissions Trading System
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The SBTi said in April 2024 that it would recognise the use of carbon credits to abate Scope 3 emissions
Carbon Markets
May 3, 2024

Climate scientists pressure SBTi over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

Scientists say the Science Based Targets initiative’s ‘credibility’ is at stake
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Carbon Markets
April 17, 2024

IETA challenged over carbon credit use for short-term corporate emissions targets

Campaigners suggest carbon credit guidance from International Emissions Trading Association ‘disincentivises emissions reductions’
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Lorries driving on road, Scope 3 emissions
Carbon Markets
April 11, 2024

SBTi staff demand CEO resignation over plans to extend carbon credit use for Scope 3 emissions

Concern and confusion cited by staff at the Science Based Targets initiative, while carbon market companies back Scope 3 changes
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Australia, Carbon Markets, Policy & Regulation
April 3, 2024

Market uncertainty as Australian government delays updating carbon accounting method

Australia’s integrated farm and land management methodology would combine various approaches to capturing and storing carbon, but there are fears it could lead to confusion
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Carbon Markets, US
March 20, 2024

California carbon offsets bill could ‘chill the carbon markets’ beyond state boundaries

California state senator Monique Limón has introduced a bill aimed at regulating the selling and marketing of carbon offsets
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Carbon Markets, EU, Policy & Regulation
March 5, 2024

Explainer: What are carbon removals and can they be made to work?

The EU’s carbon removal certification framework aims to increase the use of carbon removals while guarding against greenwashing. What do experts think of the latest draft?
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forest fire
Carbon Markets, Knowledge Hub
February 27, 2024

Updated Oxford carbon offsetting principles seek VCM regulation

‘Hardly any of the carbon market removes and stores carbon at all,’ say the Oxford Offsetting Principles authors, as they call for the standards to be embedded in net zero...
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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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