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Investors back CO2 pricing ahead of climate summit19 Sep 2014 Institutional investors worth $24 trillion have backed carbon pricing as a means of pushing investment into climate action, ahead of next week’s global summit in New York
EU falling behind for renewables investment18 Sep 2014 Europe is no longer the “default destination” for investment in new green energy projects, except offshore wind as Asia and Latin American markets are increasingly attractive, consultants say
MEPs to vote on carbon leakage objection16 Sep 2014 MEPs will decide next week whether to approve the European Commission’s proposal to grant extra free CO2 allowances to a long list of industries for 2015-19
Why Britain should go beyond GHG reporting28 Nov 2013 French experience shows wider reporting requirements help linking non-financial assets and risks to companies’ overall strategies, says Coralie Ponsinet
The dangers of not fixing the ETS16 Apr 2013 Anthony Hobley of law firm Norton Rose warns that alternatives to the EU's emissions trading scheme are far less appealing to businesses
Backloading vote: an analyst’s view16 Apr 2013 MEPs' decision to block the EU executive’s proposal to ‘backload’ carbon allowance sales leaves the ETS in a precarious position, says analyst Matteo Mazzoni
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New EU Commission
Incoming Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announced a new Commission structure and team on 10 September.
Malta's Karmenu Vella will take over a merged environment and fisheries brief and has been charged with reviewing the EU's nature laws.
Spain's Miguel Arias Cañete will lead on energy and climate, under the leadership of vice-president for energy union Alenka Bratušek of Slovenia.