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Revised ETS should tackle biomass CO2 – study

Up to 7% of CO2 from firms covered by the EU emissions trading system is unregulated because biomass is counted as carbon-neutral, NGOs said on Tuesday as they launched a campaign for reform
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EC sets out land CO2 policy pros and cons

Allowing countries to plant trees to offset other sectors’ greenhouse gas emissions would help them achieve their goals but would raise concerns about environmental integrity, the Commission said
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Countries to negotiate for ETS reform in 2021

EU member states have agreed to open negotiations with MEPs to reform the EU’s carbon market with a view to securing a 2021 start for the Market Stability Reserve (MSR)
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Transport in ETS could be slippery slope

The mooted inclusion of transport in the carbon market at national level could do long-term damage to the EU’s efforts to cut vehicles’ climate impact, says William Todts of T&E
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Energy Union

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At a meeting in Brussels on 19 March, heads of state and government discussed proposals on the EU energy union, including provisions on renewables and energy efficiency.

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