ACCEB Daily Briefing – Mar 27th

  • Swiss has entered into revising its CO2 ordinance on the 25th in order to align its emission trading system with that of EU, ahead of the scheduled market linkage in 2020.
  • Shell has switched 700,000 homes in the UK to renewable electricity at no extra cost.
  • A strong economy and high energy demand led to a global record carbon emission in 2018, according to the International Energy Agency.
  • A personal carbon trading pilot in transportation is under experiment at the city of Lahti, Finland.
  • German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG’s agricultural division is seeking blockchain application possibilities, revealed by its partner and ConsensSys spin-out BlockApps.
  • San Francisco’s Federal Reserve executive has warned that climate-related risks pose danger to the stability of the economy.