Archive for November, 2009
Point Carbon invites you to Carbon Market Insights 2010, taking place in Amsterdam.
This is an extraordinary time for the emissions markets. Regional and national cap-and-trade schemes are springing up all over the world, while intergovernmental trading has also emerged, but not without controversy. Are these emissions trading mechanisms the right ones? How can they be scaled up?
LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Emissions trading stands at a crossroads — a future as a $2 trillion market if the United States bolsters it, or as a modest sideline to energy and commodities trade if a new climate treaty is not agreed.
LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The U.N. summit in Copenhagen next month is unlikely to agree on a new global climate treaty, but carbon market players are urging delegates to seize the opportunity to agree reforms to the $33 billion trade in Kyoto carbon offsets.
SINGAPORE, Nov 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders on Sunday supported delaying a legally binding climate pact until 2010 or even later, but European negotiators said the move did not imply weaker action.
WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday he would travel to Copenhagen next month if a climate summit is on the verge of a framework deal and his presence there will make a difference in clinching it.
WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A powerful U.S. senator on Tuesday called for tough trade protections that may complicate global climate change talks, while U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon traveled to Washington to push for progress on a deal.
Reuters, 10 November 2009 – The United States hopes to reach agreement with China during President Barack Obama’s visit on how to record and monitor countries’ efforts to fight global warming, a top State Department official said on Tuesday.