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China's Shenzhen to cancel surplus carbon permits

BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) - China's Shenzhen will cancel nearly 3 million surplus carbon permits from the first year of its emissions trading scheme, according to vice mayor Tang Jie, a move that will likely prevent excess supply from depressing prices.

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China carbon cash party over as U.N. credit stream dries up

BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) - Revenues for China's biggest sellers of U.N.-issued carbon credits shrunk last year to a tenth of 2012 values, choking off billions of dollars flowing to clean energy projects in the world's top carbon-emitter.

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Stand-off throws Australia climate policy in disarray

April 22 (Reuters) - Australia's government and the key opposition Palmer United Party (PUP) on Tuesday squared off over future climate policies, leaving power producers and big industrial emitters in near total uncertainty over how they would be regulated from July.

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China's new environment law submitted to parliament

BEIJING, April 22 (Reuters) - Amendments to China's 1989 environmental protection law that will mean stiffer punishments for polluters have been submitted to the country's parliament for deliberation, official news agency Xinhua reported late on Monday.

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China's carbon traders flock to Hubei in search of profits

BEIJING, April 21 (Reuters) - Expectations for a surge in carbon permit prices in China's newest emissions market of Hubei have sent speculative traders scrambling to make a profit, driving up trading volumes far in excess of the country's other markets.

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Australia's Palmer says won't back government climate plan - report

April 21 (Reuters) - Australia's government might fail to get the necessary backing for its planned A$1.55 billion ($1.45 bln) fund to pay big emitters to cut pollution, after a Senate minority party on Monday said it would vote against the plan.

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China's Li says more major energy projects to start

SHANGHAI, April 20 (Reuters) - China will soon start construction on a series of major energy projects, including nuclear and hydropower plants, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday, highlighting an infrastructure build-out that could help bolster the slowing economy.

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China's Guangdong sells 680,000 carbon permits at 60 yuan each

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - China's Guangdong province on Thursday sold 680,000 carbon permits to participants in its emissions trading scheme at 60 yuan ($9.65) each, the official minimum price, the China Emissions Exchange said.

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China's Chongqing to launch carbon market in May

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - China's Chongqing will launch its carbon market next month, the last of seven planned pilot emissions trading schemes to go live as the world's biggest-emitting nation tries to cut greenhouse gas emissions and save energy.

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Australia's greenhouse gas emissions fall 0.8 pct in 2013

April 16 (Reuters) - Australia's greenhouse gas emissions fell 0.8 percent in 2013, according to government data, driven by lower electricity demand and a bigger share of renewables in the energy mix.

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Japan meets Kyoto gas emission targets with offsets

TOKYO, April 15 (Reuters) - Japan's purchases of carbon credits and planting of trees helped it meet its obligations under the U.N. Kyoto Protocol to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in the five years to March 2013 despite actual emissions rising.

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UPDATE 1-China's Tianjin bans new steel, cement plants - report

BEIJING, April 15 (Reuters) - The government of the industrial city of Tianjin in northern China said it would not approve any new steel, cement or non-ferrous metals plants in a bid to fight pollution, state media reported on Tuesday.

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China set to elevate environment over development in new law

BEIJING, April 15 (Reuters) - Smog-hit China is set to pass a new law that would give Beijing more powers to shut polluting factories and punish officials, and even place protected regions off-limits to industrial development, scholars with knowledge of the situation said.

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Japan, Cambodia sign carbon market deal

April 14 (Reuters) - Japan and Cambodia have signed a deal for Japanese companies to earn carbon credits by paying for greenhouse gas emission cuts in Cambodia, in Japan's eleventh two-way programme of this type.

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Chinese firms turn to courts in CER rows with European buyers

BEIJING/LONDON, Apr 11 (Reuters) - Chinese owners of clean energy projects say European firms have since 2011 defaulted on potentially hundreds of contracts to buy millions of United Nations carbon credits for fixed prices of up to $10 or $20 per unit.

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