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ETS oversupply falls marginally in 2014

The supply glut in the EU emissions trading system shrank last year for the first time since the financial crash, as the first chunk of emission allowances were taken off the market under backloading
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ETS plays minor role in firms’ climate action

The EU emissions trading system, Europe’s flagship climate policy, has largely failed to act as a key driver for low-carbon investment in the installations it regulates, an EU report has found
News Markets, trading

Market participants retain faith in EU ETS

Market participants are confident the EU emissions trading system will continue to be the main instrument of EU climate change policy, but have growing reservations about its cost-effectiveness
News Markets, trading

Deal reached on early ETS reform

Member states and MEPs have agreed to implement carbon market reform from 2019 and to transfer ‘backloaded’ allowances directly into the planned Market Stability Reserve
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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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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