United Nations climate envoys must start coordinating data on how carbon markets cut greenhouse gases, or risk undermining investment in clean technologies, according to the Centre for European Policy Studies.
David Hone, climate adviser at Royal Dutch Shell Plc and chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association, speaks about the future of the Clean Development Mechanism, the world’s biggest greenhouse gas offsetting market.
Investors in clean-energy projects will need to work within national policy “bubbles” because a global carbon price will remain elusive for years, according to David Hone, Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s climate adviser.
David Hone , Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s climate adviser, is the new chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association based in Geneva, said Jack Cogen , the outgoing chairman of the lobby group.
European Union carbon permits fell the most in more than a week after the EU parliament’s industry committee voted for a regulatory option that would temporarily withhold supply at an unspecified time.
Envoys at United Nations talks agreed to a package aimed at limiting global warming by protecting forests, advising nations on adapting to higher temperatures and opening a $100 billion Green Climate Fund.
Envoys at United Nations global warming talks are closing in on an agreement to protect forests, stimulate aid to developing nations and establish a body to advise countries on adapting to higher temperatures.
The U.K. is using a regulatory “trick” to introduce its carbon tax on fossil-fueled power generation, which would not have been allowed under European Union emissions trading law, said the U.K. unit of RWE AG.