CO2 Emissions Allowance Prices Increased in Latest RGGI Auction

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 15:05:08 +0000

The most recent Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) quarterly auction (held on December 1, 2021) resulted in a clearing price of $13.00 per allowance, surpassing the previous auction’s record price of $9.30 per allowance. Each allowance represents a limited authorization for power plants to emit one short ton of CO2. The RGGI is a market-based […]

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Aviation ETS: T&E’s Feedback On EU Commission Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 00:00:24 +0000

The EU ETS rules for aviation can go much further to address the unfair privileges the sector is currently benefitting from, a new briefing by Transport & Environment (T&E) finds. The European Commission is proposing to reform the EU ETS rules for aviation. It seeks to address some unfair privileges the sector was benefiting from […]

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Carbon Market Mechanisms Around The World

Credit to Author: Chelsea Harder| Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 03:14:14 +0000

The following is an excerpt from a new CleanTechnica report, The Carbon Cure: Effective Actions to Combat Climate Change through Carbon Markets. For more on the types of carbon markets across the world and their role in stabilizing our climate, buy the full report or become a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador. Carbon market mechanisms exist on a regional, national […]

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The Carbon Cure — Carbon Market Mechanisms Explained

Credit to Author: Chelsea Harder| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 02:47:48 +0000

The following is an excerpt from a new CleanTechnica report, The Carbon Cure: Effective Actions to Combat Climate Change through Carbon Markets. For more on the types of carbon markets across the world and their role in stabilizing our climate, buy the full report or become a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador by the […]

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Is America Ready to Take a ‘Baby Step’ Toward Carbon Pricing?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:26:31 +0000

The post Is America Ready to Take a ‘Baby Step’ Toward Carbon Pricing? appeared first on POWER Magazine.

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Most people recognize that carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas (GHG), and while not everyone agrees, a majority of climate scientists believe increasing concentrations of GHGs in the atmosphere are causing climate change on Earth. Carbon pricing is a market-based strategy for reducing CO2 emissions. The goal of carbon pricing schemes is to place […]

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A Carbon Tax That Sends Americans Checks Could Pass This Fall — Interviewing Business Climate Leaders’ Harold Hedelman

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2021 03:03:18 +0000

I had a short chat with Harold Hedelman, the co-founder of Business Climate Leaders (BCL), the other day. We talked about the critical need for a carbon tax and he shared some information with me. BCL is a nonpartisan group that works with businesses to advocate for carbon pricing and market-based climate solutions. Harold explained […]

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EU Push To Green Shipping Is Positive But Risks Locking In Fossil Gas

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 21:30:48 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon The EU has published proposals to make the shipping sector finally pay for its pollution and fossil fuels — and to start using cleaner maritime fuels. However, the world’s first “green” fuel mandate for the sector would actually boost the use of LNG, a fossil fuel, said green […]

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