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Alessandro Vitelli

  • July 10, 2024

EU’s CBAM Drives Growth in Global Carbon Markets

Insight Focus EU CBAM will require imports to pay for embedded emissio...

  • July 2, 2024

Carbon Credit Market Undergoes Revamp to Address Criticisms

Insight Focus Recommendations are being updated by numerous organisati...

  • June 25, 2024

UK Carbon Price Falls as Election Reality Sets in

Insight Focus UKA prices fell last week after having rallied more than...

  • June 18, 2024

European Elections May Challenge 2040 Carbon Targets

Insight Focus Right-wing parties make gains at expense of Greens and s...

  • June 11, 2024

UK ETS Verified Emissions Drop 12.5% in 2023

Insight Focus UK power sector emissions fell 12.5% in 2023, while indu...

  • June 4, 2024

European Commission Cuts 266M EUAs from Supply in 2024-25

Insight Focus The annual Market Stability Reserve reduction is at its ...

  • May 29, 2024

Gas Continues to Play Key Role in EU Carbon Markets

Insight Focus Gas is competing with lignite as the main fossil power g...

  • May 22, 2024

US Carbon Prices at Record Levels Amid Potential Cap Cuts

Insight Focus California’s carbon allowance prices reached recor...

  • May 16, 2024

Funds Maintain Long Carbon Positions Despite Weak Demand Outlook

Insight Focus Funds have cut short positions by nearly 50% since Febru...

  • May 8, 2024

Germany Confirms First Cancellation of EUAs to Offset Coal Plant Closures

Insight Focus Germany cancelled 12.3 million EUAs from the 2025-2030 a...

  • April 30, 2024

Analysts Predict Sharp Jump In EUA Price Beyond 2026

Insight Focus Although carbon prices have bottomed out at as low as EU...

  • April 25, 2024

EU Carbon Market to Remain Volatile for Two Years

Insight Focus Europe’s carbon market has become a “price t...

  • April 17, 2024

Carbon Group Set to Accept Scope Three Offsets in About-Turn

Insight Focus The Science Based Targets initiative has rolled back opp...

  • April 9, 2024

EU ETS Installations Report Record 16% Drop In 2023 Carbon Emissions

Insight Focus Power sector emissions dropped 24% amid sharp growth in ...

  • April 3, 2024

Funds Begin to Unwind Record Carbon Short Positions

Insight Focus Investment funds held record net short position at the e...

  • March 27, 2024

UK Government Consults on Carbon Border Tax

Insight Focus The UK proposes to include ceramics and glass, which wer...

  • March 20, 2024

Europe’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Insight Focus The EU’s CBAM entered into force last October. Imp...

  • March 13, 2024

ICE Adds “Mini-EUA” Futures Contract Designed for Shippers

Insight Focus A new contract launched by ICE Endex will trade in 100-t...

  • March 5, 2024

Investment Funds Up Bets Against Carbon Price Rise

Insight Focus Funds currently hold a record net short position. EUA pr...

  • February 28, 2024

US Carbon Markets Trade Near Records Ahead of Reforms

Insight Focus California’s latest auction cleared at a record hi...

  • February 20, 2024

Analysts See Floor For EU Carbon Market

Insight Focus EUAs have fallen 30% since the end of 2023. Prices now t...

  • February 13, 2024

Europe’s 2040 Emissions Proposal Heralds EU ETS Changes

Insight Focus The EC published a goal to cut GHG emission by 90% from ...

  • February 6, 2024

UK Carbon Prices Set New Record Low as Demand Ebbs

Insight Focus UKA futures fell to GBP 31.30 last week after having bee...

  • February 1, 2024

EU May Propose 90% Net Emissions Reduction Pledge

Insight Focus A draft proposal indicates that the EU is considering a ...

  • January 24, 2024

Specs Bet on Further Drops in EU Carbon Market in 2024

Insight Focus The carbon market has dropped as much as 24% since end o...

  • January 16, 2024

EU’s Emissions Reductions Likely To Speed Up EUA Withdrawal

Insight Focus EU’s CBAM driving market building around the world...

  • January 9, 2024

UK Follows Europe To Launch Carbon Border Tariff

Insight Focus Tariff to create level playing field with countries that...

  • January 4, 2024

EU ETS Ends 2023 Down 4.3% Amid Investment Fund Sell-Off

Insight Focus Funds betting on drop in demand amid 25% fall in fossil ...

  • December 20, 2023

COP28 Summit Fails To Agree On Rules For Carbon Markets

Insight Focus Countries disagree on rules for project-based market Bil...

  • November 28, 2023

UN Carbon Market Set to Take Shape at COP28

Insight Focus This year’s COP climate summit will kick off in Du...

  • November 22, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Drop as Industrial Production Declines

Insight Focus Europe’s natural gas prices remain far above pre-2...

  • November 15, 2023

EU CBAM Nudges Countries to Establish Carbon Markets

Insight Focus Under Europe’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism,...

Food and Ingredients
  • November 9, 2023

US Republicans Target Chinese Imports with New Carbon Tax

Insight Focus Border tax targets carbon-intensive materials but also r...

Food and Ingredients
  • October 31, 2023

Corporate Climate Disclosure Law Approved in California

Insight Focus The new law requires disclosure of Scope 1, 2 and 3 emis...

Food and Ingredients
  • October 16, 2023

Analysts Cut European Carbon Price Forecasts by around 10% for 2024-2025

Insight Focus Reduced demand for permits reflects fall in power demand...

Food and Ingredients
  • October 10, 2023

UK Government Unconcerned At Low Carbon Permit Price

Insight Focus UK minister says CBAM won’t be implemented in full...

Food and Ingredients
  • October 3, 2023

Europe’s CBAM Levy Initiates Carbon Market Growth

Insight Focus The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism levy came ...

  • September 27, 2023

Why are Companies Slowing Purchases of Carbon Credits?

Insight Focus Shell, Nestle among companies turning away from carbon o...

Food and Ingredients
  • September 19, 2023

Brazil Proposes New Carbon Market Legislation

Insight Focus Companies to be required to buy carbon credits to cover ...

Food and Ingredients
  • September 12, 2023

Carbon Price Outlook Relies On Utility Demand: ICIS Says

Insight Focus Electricity generation accounts for almost half of all d...

Food and Ingredients
  • September 5, 2023

Verra Carbon Credits Purchase Programme Under Scrutiny

Insight Focus Shell has shut down a programme to buy as much as USD 10...

Food and Ingredients
  • August 31, 2023

EU Monitors Goods Emissions With New CBAM Regulations

Insight Focus CBAM reporting will cover a transitional period from 202...

Food and Ingredients
  • August 15, 2023

UK Carbon Prices Collapse, Exports To EU Face Climate Surcharge

Insight Focus UK carbon allowance price falls 50% since March. UK carb...

Food and Ingredients
  • August 8, 2023

European Carbon Price Outlook Steady Despite Sharp Drop in 1H Emission

Insight Focus EU carbon emissions from electricity generation fell 17%...

Food and Ingredients
  • August 2, 2023

IC-VCM Publishes New Framework Assessment to Certify Crediting Standards

Insight Focus New criteria released to assess the quality of carbon cr...

Food and Ingredients
  • July 26, 2023

How Does Biomass Help the Climate?

Insight Focus Biomass is humanity’s original fuel. It’s now underg...

Food and Ingredients
  • July 19, 2023

Carbon Markets Making Patchy Progress in Asia

Insight Focus Indonesia could launch a cap and trade scheme in 2025. S...

Food and Ingredients
  • July 12, 2023

UK Plans To Cut Carbon Emissions Cap by 30%

Insight Focus UK publishes carbon market reform proposals Government p...

Food and Ingredients
  • July 5, 2023

Carbon Offsetting Code of Practice Shows Key Role of Internal Emission Cuts

Insight Focus New code of practice released for carbon offsets. Helps ...

Food and Ingredients
  • June 28, 2023

New Study Warns Against Using Emissions Avoidances to Achieve Net Zero

Insight Focus Report says carbon offsets “misrepresent climate impac...

Food and Ingredients
  • June 21, 2023

UN Mid-Year Meeting Makes Slow Progress on December Climate Milestones

Insight Focus December’s COP28 Dubai summit may be tricky. Nations w...

Food and Ingredients
  • June 14, 2023

Bonn Climate Talks Make Slow Progress on Key Carbon Market Principles

Insight Focus Delegates from more than 190 countries are meeting in Bo...

Food and Ingredients
  • June 7, 2023

EU Changes EU ETS Compliance Timetable from 2024

Insight Focus Adjusting companies’ free allocation of allowances tak...

Food and Ingredients
  • June 1, 2023

How Will Europe’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Work?

Insight Focus CBAM requires some imports to declare embedded carbon em...

Food and Ingredients
  • May 24, 2023

Carbon Credit Revenue Share Decision Roils Global Market

Insight Focus Zimbabwe has voided all of its existing carbon credit co...

  • May 17, 2023

What is the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism?

Insight Focus Importers of carbon-intensive materials to the EU will p...

  • May 9, 2023

UK Carbon Slumps as Demand Ebbs and Supply Swells

Insight Focus UK carbon prices have fallen by more than 15% this year....

  • May 3, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Jump as Commission Delays Additional Permit Supply

Insight Focus Fewer European carbon allowances in the market in 2023. ...

  • April 26, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Decline as Compliance Season Ends

Insight Focus European carbon prices have fallen below €90 once more...

  • April 19, 2023

EU ETS Emissions Decline 1.2% in 2022, Initial Data Show

Insight Focus Surprise drop in EU carbon greenhouse gas emissions in 2...

  • April 13, 2023

Price Discovery In The EU-ETS

Insight Focus Decarbonising each industry comes at a different cost. M...

  • April 5, 2023

Carbon Offset Council Publishes Initial Criteria for High-Quality Credits

Insight Focus Criteria sets out principles for carbon credits leading ...

  • March 28, 2023

European Carbon Market Turns to Annual Compliance

Insight Focus European carbon market declines more than 7% after March...

  • March 22, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Plunge

Insight Focus Investor selling of risky assets hits EU carbon market. ...

  • March 15, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank Failure Leaks into Carbon Market

Insight Focus European carbon allowances fell 2% by midday Monday. Thi...

  • March 8, 2023

The Importance of Carbon Offset Buyer Due Diligence

Insight Focus Many offset buyers prefer to do their own due diligence....

  • March 1, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Reach Record High

Insight Focus European carbon prices top €100 for the first time. Su...

  • February 22, 2023

EU Carbon Prices Hit Record High

Insight Focus EU carbon prices are approaching €100. This follows de...

Energy Sugar
  • February 15, 2023

EU Boosts Carbon Permit Supply To Fund Switch To Renewables

Insight Focus EU approves additional carbon permit supply worth €20 ...

Energy Sugar
  • February 7, 2023

EU Changes Emissions Trading Scheme Compliance Timetable

Insight Focus EU proposes to delay annual compliance deadline by 5 mon...

  • January 31, 2023

Carbon Markets Hit By Claims of Exaggerated Crediting of Projects

Insight Focus Two investigations allege some carbon offset projects ma...

  • January 24, 2023

EU Carbon Market Allocations Put Industry into Difficulty

Insight Focus Worries over 2023 carbon permit allocation surface as co...

  • January 18, 2023

Carbon Offset Market To Grow in 2023

Insight Focus Trove Research think the carbon offset market could grow...

  • January 11, 2023

What Does 2023 Hold for Europe’s Carbon Market?

Insight Focus The European carbon market faces a tricky year. A recess...

  • December 21, 2022

EU Emissions Trading Scheme Ends 2023 Higher

Insight Focus EU carbon allowance prices will end the year up 5%. This...

  • December 14, 2022

Europe Agrees Carbon Levy On Imports 

Insight Focus  Europe’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism is takin...

  • December 6, 2022

Using Carbon Offsets to get to Net Zero

Insight Focus Carbon credits should not be an organisation’s only ro...

  • November 16, 2022

Czapp Explains: What are Carbon Offset Standards?

Explainer Focus Offset standards set out procedures for preparing carb...

  • November 9, 2022

Carbon Offset Prices to Decline at End of 2022?

Insight Focus Voluntary carbon offset prices could weaken in the comin...

  • November 2, 2022

Czapp Explains: What is the life cycle of a carbon offset?

Carbon offsets are the ‘visible’ outcome of an investment ...

Energy Sugar
  • October 27, 2022

Return To Coal Threatens Europe’s Switch Away From Fossil Fuels

Opinions Focus Increased demand in 2022 for EU Carbon Emission allowan...

  • October 19, 2022

Czapp Explains: What are carbon compliance markets and how do they work?

Carbon compliance markets are legally binding systems that seek to dri...

  • October 13, 2022

Europe’s Carbon Market Seeks Relevance amid the Energy Crisis

Opinions Focus Carbon is no longer able to price coal out of the EU po...

  • October 5, 2022

What are Carbon Offsets and What are they Used For?

Carbon offsets represent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions made t...

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