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Opinion: Trump’s Paris Pull-Out isn’t the Disaster Some Are Suggesting
Petroleum Economist: Prudence in a changing climate
Petroleum Economist: Reaching net-zero carbon
Interfax Energy: Chinese emissions market will take time to settle
Carbon Pulse: MSR fix risks draining EU ETS market liquidity -analyst
Interfax Energy: Does thermal coal have a future under Trump?
Petroleum Economist: We’ll always have Paris
IETA: IETA COP 22 Summary Report
Carbon Pulse: CARBON FORWARD: ICAO offset demand seen huge, but credit quality counts
Carbon Pulse: CARBON FORWARD: Brexit looms large over EU ETS review -lawmaker
China Dialogue: Will divvying up CO2 cuts create more discord in EU?
Carbon Pulse: NA Markets: RGGI prices surge on calls for tighter cap
Carbon Pulse: BRIEFING: What would Brexit mean for the UK and the EU ETS? Part II
Carbon Pulse: BRIEFING: What would a Brexit mean for the UK and the EU ETS? Part I
Carbon Pulse: Washington state plans faster carbon market cap cuts, delayed industry entry
Montel News: Brexit and implications for the EU ETS 

Petroleum Economist: Will China and India really be big markets for LNG?
Carbon Pulse: IMO again delays talks over GHG reduction targets for shipping industry
Carbon Pulse: EU ETS emissions up marginally in 2015 -BNEF
Carbon Pulse: Washington state to revamp ETS proposal after stakeholder comments
Interfax Global Energy: Next UN climate head will need an eye for detail
Carbon Pulse: RGGI emissions fall nearly 4% y/y in 2015 as allowance prices soften
Carbon Pulse: RGGI urged to consider deeper emissions cuts from 2020
Petroleum Economist: Time to comply with emissions-trading systems
Carbon Pulse: Washington state’s draft CO2 market plan allows use of RGGI, WCI units but limits trade to operators
Carbon Pulse: North American markets set for busy year as regulators eye CPP compliance
Petroleum Economist: Paris climate deal highlights long-term risk for oil and gas
CDKN: How will markets feature in the new Paris climate deal?
Platts: Paris 2015: “Bottom-up UN climate talks to spark domestic emissions efforts
China Dialogue: What a Paris climate deal won’t cover
Montel News: CO2 prices unlikely to get a boost from COP21
Carbon Pulse: WCI set to show 30 mln tonne surplus for first 2-yr compliance period
Interfax Global Energy: Global LNG price won’t see gas compete with coal in Asia
Petroleum Economist: Asia’s burgeoning green growth not yet enough to topple king coal
Carbon Pulse: ANALYSIS: Cheap coal trumps climate to elevate risk of high-carbon lock-in
Carbon Pulse: New York governor to press for RGGI-WCI link, North American carbon market
China Dialogue: Carbon capture a distant prospect as UK utility ducks out of major project
Interfax Global Energy: Glencore’s volatility masks coal’s steady outlook
Carbon Pulse: N. America markets: RGGI prices climb, testing appetite for tapping 2016 Cost Containment Reserve
Carbon Pulse: WCI market: California’s low-CO2 power goals to shield market, offset developers from CPP’s clutches
Interfax Global Energy: UK and Netherlands race to prove carbon capture in Europe
Carbon Pulse: RGGI auction clears at record $6.02/t, supply safety valve triggered

 

Older Material:

Bloomberg.com:
The Cost of Carbon
Looking for a Commodity That’s Rising? Try Pollution Permits
Coal Seen Dropping Below $50 in Rout as Output Fails to Slow
Indonesia Coal Exports Suffer Most as Chinese Demand Falls
Landmark Dutch Ruling Makes Global Warming a Matter for Courts
Nuclear Plants Across Emerging Nations Defy Japan Concern
FTSE Russell Starts Coal-Free Equity Indexes as Divestments Rise
U.K. to End 300 Years of Deep Coal Mining as Prices Slump
Delayed Climate Pledges Put UN Treaty at Risk, Bangladesh Says
OPEC Cuts Forecast for U.S. Oil-Supply Growth After 2014’s Price Collapse
European Coal Falls to Lowest Since 2007 as Demand Outlook Dims
London Brokers Handle No UN Carbon Offsets for First Time
Coal Keeps Dropping as OPEC-Like Tactic Stymied by Dollar
UN Carbon Price Heads Toward Zero as Eligibility Deadline Nears
Commodities Slump to Five-Year Low as Crude Oil Drops on OPEC
EU Said to Plan Carbon-Market Aviation Adjustment in October
These and other stories for Bloomberg can be found here

Bloomberg Business Week Magazine:
Europe’s Carbon Emissions Market Is Crashing
North Korea, Eco State?

IDEAcarbon Analysis:
Architecture of a Post-2012 Agreement
From Cancun to Durban: Platform for Progress or Slow-Motion Car Crash?
HFC-23 CER Issuance Post 2012: Implications of the Proposed Methodology Changes

Platts:
Undiplomatic Language