An international carbon market could reduce the cost of delivering the emissions reductions pledged by countries under the Paris Agreement by 32% by 2030, according ..
News 19 Oct 2016
The European Parliament’s industry committee has rejected a proposal to channel free allowances from the EU emissions trading scheme to sectors at most risk of carbon leakage ..
News 13 Oct 2016
An EU fund to compensate industry for the indirect costs of the emission trading scheme has sufficient backing from member states to be approved by ..
News 12 Oct 2016
The European Parliament’s industry committee looks set to vote for creating an EU fund to compensate industry for rising electricity costs resulting from emissions trading ..
News 6 Oct 2016
- Climate,Pollution,Markets & Corporate,Nature
The seven largest political groups in the European Parliament have sent a joint letter to the European Commission urging it not to use carbon offsets ..
News 10 Jun 2016
A global aviation offset deal likely to be agreed later this year could contribute up to 90% of the CO2 emissions reductions needed for carbon ..
News 7 Jun 2016
The number of allowances in the EU emission trading system (ETS) should be reduced at 2.2% per year after 2020, as proposed by the European ..
News 1 Jun 2016
The number of surplus carbon allowances available on the EU’s emissions trading system fell by 14.4% in 2015, according to the European Commission’s latest figures ..
News 23 May 2016
France has confirmed plans to introduce a minimum carbon price of €30 per tonne in 2017 for national industries operating under the EU’s emissions trading ..
News 18 May 2016
The price of carbon on the EU’s emissions trading system is expected to be around €11.4 per tonne of CO2 in 2020, a survey of ..
News 9 May 2016
As part of the emissions trading system reforms, an MEP leading the discussions has proposed increasing the pot for a new low carbon Innovation Fund ..
News 5 May 2016
The EU is unlikely to agree on reforms to cut the amount of carbon allowances it should issue to meet its 2050 climate goals, analysts ..
News 29 Apr 2016
Introducing more ‘tiers’ of protection for industry from emissions trading costs would be difficult to implement, climate commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete said on Tuesday ..
News 21 Apr 2016
- Climate,Energy,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
The adoption of an EU emission reduction target for heavy duty vehicles such as trucks and buses will be delayed “until at least 2017”, EU ..
News 19 Apr 2016