UN Climate Chief: Carbon is a ‘Second-Rate Asset’

 There is an urgent need for higher climate, finance and emissions reduction ambitions to speed up low carbon growth.   GLOBE-Net, May 30, 2013 – Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, said there is an urgent...
Posted On 30 May 2013

California cap-and-trade auction shows strengthening carbon market

 California’s most recent Cap-and-Trade auction signal the market is coalescing around a clear price for allowances. GLOBE-Net, MAY 29, 2013 – On May 21, 2013, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the results of its most recent auction of allowances...
Posted On 29 May 2013

Expect delays – Ontario’s “Buy Local” Renewable Energy Program

 The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of Ontario’s buy local” Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program. GLOBE-Net, May 27, 2013 – The U.S.-based Institute for Local Self-Reliance has published an informative review of...
Posted On 27 May 2013

South Korea on course to have the world’s highest Carbon Prices

  GLOBE-Net, May 15, 2013 –  In a little over 18 months, South Korea will launch a scheme that will cap around 70% of its greenhouse gas emissions. A White Paper published by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance, in cooperation with Ernst & Young, concludes...
Posted On 15 May 2013

Regulating Carbon Emissions in Canada – Options

GLOBE-Net, May 6, 2013 – The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) has issued a report analyzing three policy proposals currently in play to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada, and recommends alternatives to what is being contemplated by...
Posted On 06 May 2013

California-Quebec Cap-and-Trade Link is a Major Step Forward for Both Markets

  GLOBE-Net, April 26, 2013 – The decision this week by California’s Air Resources Board setting January 1, 2014 as the start date for the linking of California’s cap-and-trade program with that of Québec is a major step forward for both jurisdictions. The...
Posted On 26 Apr 2013

First U.S. Carbon Market Begins Sixth Year of CO2 Auctions

  GLOBE-Net, April 8, 2013 – The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the U.S’s first market-based regulatory program to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, enters its 6th year of operation with a renewed mandate and record high sales. The scheme’s most...
Posted On 08 Apr 2013

World Carbon Markets at a Turning Point According to Survey

The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013