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
The EU may have to compromise on how responsibility is split between rich and poor countries in a landmark UN plan to limit aviation CO2 ..
News 11 Apr 2016
Analysts have dismissed proposals to artificially set carbon prices under the EU’s emission trading system as a distraction from the real issue of allowance over-supply ..
News 8 Apr 2016
Bio-based industries including pulp and paper have warned that if they lose their free allocation of carbon allowances, under possible changes to the emissions trading ..
News 6 Apr 2016
A new mechanism to limit aviation emissions beyond 2020 has been attacked over the environmental credibility of using international forestry offsets ..
News 4 Apr 2016
Reporting under the emissions trading system increased in 2015 as more countries complied with their data obligations, the European Environment Agency reported today ..
News 30 Mar 2016
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) should engage closely with the UN climate agency UNFCCC before finalising a market based measure (MBM) to limit aviation ..
News 18 Mar 2016
A new system that reduces the number of free carbon allowances for certain sectors under the emissions trading system (ETS) could distort the market and ..
News 18 Mar 2016
European heavy industries have made €24bn from the over-allocation of free ETS allowances, according to new research, suggesting an imbalance in the EU's carbon leakage measures ..
News 15 Mar 2016
France and the UK are to propose a four-tiered approach to free allocation of carbon allowances under reforms of the emissions trading system ..
News 14 Mar 2016
- Climate,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
An OECD study has concluded environmental policy has only a “very small” impact on the competitiveness of high-polluting industries, contradicting claims by the EU steel ..
News 11 Mar 2016
Four German firms’ continuing fight against EU emissions trading system (ETS) rules, which denied their right to extra free carbon allowances on the basis of ..
News 9 Mar 2016