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26 July 2016

Low Carbon Leadership Network: The Role of ETS in Supporting NDC Implementation

This event was held as part of the China Low Carbon Leadership Network (LCLN), an event series jointly organised by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) and China Carbon Forum (CCF). The event was also held in cooperation with the International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP).

The event featured a keynote speech by Mr Marc Allessie, Co-Chair of ICAP, and Director of the Dutch Emissions Authority (NEa), followed by an expert panel discussion analysing the role of China’s national ETS in supporting the emissions goals set out in China’s National Determined Contribution to the Paris Agreement.


For record of discussion and Executive Summary, visit the Activities page: The Role of ETS in Supporting NDC Implementation.

21 JUNE 2016:

Energy Transition After Paris: Can renewables spell the decline of fossil fuels regardless of climate goals?

In partnership with Bloomberg New Energy Finance, CCF organised an informal guest presentation by Richard Chatterton, Head of Global Carbon Risk at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The presentation, summarised the findings of BNEF’s recently released 2016 New Energy Outlook carbon and fossil fuel forecast.






27 April 2016:

China’s national emission trading scheme and the European perspective – what to expect from 2017?

In collaboration with ICF International and Beijing Energy Network, CCF held an event as part of the European Union (EU) – China ETS Project, which was initiated in 2014 to support the design and implementation of greenhouse gas emissions trading in China. ICF International is leading the International Technical Assistance Team that is assisting China.

The panel consisted of distinguished experts on emissions trading schemes from Europe and China: Ms Mary Veronica Tovsak Pleterski, Director for European and International Carbon Markets, DG Clima, European Commission; Mr Renato Roldao, Consulting Director – Climate Change, ICF International; and Mr Qian Guoqiang, Strategy Director, Sinocarbon.

The audience gained insights on the latest progress of EU-China collaboration on ETS, including design and capacity building work. The panel discussion covered the key issues around ETS design both in the EU and China, including allocation mechanisms, benchmark-setting, price management and MRV.

Click here to find a full event report.

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