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Ministers set out CO2 leakage demands

Some EU countries have called for free allocation of emissions allowances after 2020 to be more targeted at the most vulnerable sectors relative to Brussels’ proposals
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TTIP could benefit renewables - NGO

The controversial trade deal TTIP the EU is currently negotiating with the US could boost renewable technology innovation by tackling core tariff and non-tariff barriers, green group T&E has said
News Electricity grid

Utilities see scope for more ambitious ETS

The EU could raise its climate ambition following the upcoming Paris talks through a stricter emissions reduction target for sectors covered by the emissions trading system, utilities have said
Analysis People, Coralie Ponsinet

Why Britain should go beyond GHG reporting

French experience shows wider reporting requirements help linking non-financial assets and risks to companies’ overall strategies, says Coralie Ponsinet
Comment People, Anthony Hobley

The dangers of not fixing the ETS

Anthony Hobley of law firm Norton Rose warns that alternatives to the EU's emissions trading scheme are far less appealing to businesses
Comment People, Matteo Mazzoni

Backloading vote: an analyst’s view

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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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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