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California CO2 permits clear auction at $11.50 a tonne

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - California carbon emission permits fetched $11.50 a tonne at the cap and trade program's eighth auction, bringing the total amount raised for the state to more than $833 million, officials said on Thursday.

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Beijing expands carbon trading scheme

BEIJING, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The Beijing municipal government will add 120 companies to its emissions trading scheme from 2014, bringing in sectors like public transport in a bid to strengthen control over the city's rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions.

EU ETS

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Point Carbon cuts long-term EU carbon price forecast 18 pct

LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Point Carbon analysts cut their long-term forecast for EU carbon prices by 18 percent on Thursday, after factoring in the effect of more stringent bloc-wide energy-saving targets and revising their forecasting model.

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EU carbon slips on profit-taking ahead of increased auctions

LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - European carbon prices dipped on profit-taking on Thursday, taking a breather after nearly two weeks of gains that culminated in a five-month high in the previous session.

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Greens, industry square off over putting cars in EU carbon market

LONDON/BRUSSELS, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Environmental campaigners are bracing to take on big business over whether Europe should follow California’s lead and include road transport in the EU carbon market.

EU ETS

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EU carbon slips after hitting five-month high

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - European carbon prices retreated below 6.50 euros on Wednesday after hitting a five-month peak earlier in the day, and as analysts predicted further gains to come.

Policy

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EU regulators seek to close car emissions testing loopholes

BRUSSELS, Aug 20 (Reuters) - EU regulators are preparing draft legislation that will require vehicle fuel use to be tested on roads rather than in laboratories, looking to close loopholes that allow car makers to exaggerate fuel-saving and emissions credentials.

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