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  1. Business - Commodities - Carbon Trading

    China's national carbon credit exchange likely delayed to 2016-2020

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 02:44am by Eric Ng

    ... emission costs to be easily passed on to end users - meant it should adopt flexible emission caps. This would allow it to avoid what happened in Europe: carbon credit  prices plunged  when ... delayed three years The mainland will not be in a position to form a national exchange to trade carbon emission rights until after 2015, according to an  official of one of seven pilot exchanges. ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    EU lawmakers to vote on reform of ‘polluter pays’

    Posted May 07th 2013, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... rejecting the proposal last month, a top MEP said on Tuesday. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee will issue a new report on June 19 on the plan to freeze pollution credits covering 900 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, committee head Matthias Groote said on his Twitter account. The “report will then be submitted to a vote in (parliament’s) July plenary session,” Groote ...

  3. News - World

    Frenchman convicted of carbon-trading fraud goes on the run

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by AFP

    ... in June for buying untaxed carbon credits abroad and adding on value-added tax when he traded them in France. The tax was never declared. A French court ordered Keslassy's release from prison ... Carbon trading provides financial incentives as a way of reducing the emission of carbon dioxide. Companies that exceed their agreed carbon limits can buy up unused emissions, or credits, from ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Carbon exchanges to open in Beijing and Shanghai

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:21am by Reuters

    ... the efforts being made by China to tackle global warming. The new platforms, which will force industrial firms to buy credits to cover any carbon dioxide they emit above allocated quotas, also ... at the Hualian law firm in Beijing. Trading is likely to start slowly as the government treads cautiously and tries to learn lessons from Europe, where an excess of credits has left carbon prices ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No clear benefit for Hong Kong from mainland China's carbon trading scheme

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by MARTIN ADAMS

    ... appears to be favouring carbon trading even as prices in the European Union languish at levels too low to force companies to pollute less. Oversupply of credits and slower-than-expected economic ... Regulators' conservative proclivities will weigh further on progress. Chinese exchanges want to offer relatively exotic tools such as carbon-credit derivatives, which financial institutions use ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lessons from Shenzhen carbon exchange will help others flourish

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:41am by Li Jing

    ... their operations from this year to 2015. The companies, as well as individual investors, can buy carbon credits by the tonne. The goal is to reduce pollution by offering polluters economic incentives ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Experiences of China's first carbon trading scheme over its initial four months inform preparations for exchanges in other cities Shenzhen carbon trading ...

  7. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Deal on carbon emissions up in the air

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHARLOTTE SDO

    ... by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) for discussion at the assembly in September of the organisation's 190 member states. The three options are buying credit to offset carbon emissions, ... said Wei Zhenzhong, the secretary general of the China Aviation Transport Association. The European Union suspended application of its carbon credit trading scheme on non-European airlines ...

  8. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    Debate resurfaces over China carbon tax plan

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... a "cap-and-trade" scheme. A carbon tax was likely to come with tax credits for installing emission-reduction equipment to encourage polluters to find the most efficient way to cut emissions, he added. ... pollution levels were lower than anticipated, resulting in a glut of credits and depressed credit prices. More than half a dozen carbon trading exchanges are being established in China, and trading ...

  9. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Shipping lines say proposed EU emissions rules will hamper their operations

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 01:40pm by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Owners fear an aviation-like environment in which vessels producing greater amounts of carbon buy credits from those producing less Carriers to fight E.U. ... for the trade and ultimately an emissions trading scheme like the one it imposed on the aviation sector, which requires airlines that produce more carbon dioxide to buy credits from those that produce ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chinese jailed in US for bid to export military grade carbon fibre to China

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 09:03pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in New York Businessman claimed he needed to export material used by armed forces and aerospace industry to China to make hockey sticks Chinese man jailed for military carbon scam A Chinese citizen accused by the US of trying to illegally export tons of high-grade carbon fibre to his home country for military purposes was sentenced to almost five years in prison. ...




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