China to launch of carbon market in 2017

For the first time, China will confirm that 2017 is its launch date for a national carbon market to help meet its goals of reducing emissions after they peak around 2030.  The market will cover key sectors including power generation, iron and steel, chemicals and cement.  It will be designed based on what was learned from the seven regional pilot exchanges that are in operation in China.

ABC News: 25 Sep 2015
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-25/china-to-announce-2017-launch-of-carbon-market-us-officials-say/6804344

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