Workshop Manual: The business case for carbon farming: improving your farm’s sustainability (January 2021)

3.8 Recent prices in compliance markets

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Table 3.3 summarises recent prices in compliance-based carbon markets. 

 
Table 3.3: Recent traded international carbon prices, 2016 to 2020 (US$/t CO2-e)
 
Trading Scheme
Price in November 2020
Price in
April 2018
Price in
April 2016
 
EU ETS
30.14
16.37
6.40
 
UK carbon price floor
23.23
25.46
23.73
 
New Zealand ETS
22.45
15.22
13.03
 
California CaT
16.89
15.10
12.80
 
 
Source: https://carbonpricingdashboard.worldbank.org/map_data

China launched a new ETS in January 2021, although initial pricing was not known at the time of this report. Prior to the launch a number of pilot ETS in China saw prices ranging from US$2 to US$5, as of November 2020.
In Australia, the 11th Emissions Reduction Fund auction was held in September 2020, and saw the Clean Energy Regulator committing to purchase 7 million tonnes of abatement on behalf of the Commonwealth. The average price per tonne of abatement purchased at the auction was AU$15.74 (US$12).
See the CER website HERE for more information.

 

 

 

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1. Introduction: background to the business case

This chapter lays out the basic background and groundwork of the manual

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1.1 Overview

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1.2 Being clear about the reasons for participating

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1.3 Key steps in a decision process

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1.4 Working through the business case for carbon farming

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1.5 Factors determining project economics

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1.6 Elements of the business case

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1.7 Building an economic case

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1.8 Important features of the business case

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1.9 The plan of this manual

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2. How carbon is farmed under the ERF

This chapter considers in detail the activities that constitute carbon farming

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2.1 The scope of carbon farming under the ERF

How carbon is farmed under the ERF

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2.2 Emissions avoidance activities

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2.3 Sequestration activities

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2.4 The negative list

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2.5 Carbon farming under the Emissions Reduction Fund

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2.6 Who's who in the CFI and the ERF

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3. The policy context and the price of ACCUs

This chapter takes a broad look at the policy context for carbon farming

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3.1 The policy context

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3.2 A documented climate challenge…

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3.3 … with numerous policy responses

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