An EU-wide carbon price floor for power plants could avoid up to 943 million tonnes of CO2 by 2025, German researchers said on Monday ..
News 10 Jan 2017
- Climate,Energy,Brexit and the EU
MEPs' backing of an ambitious reform of the EU’s carbon trading scheme and the Brexit referendum shaped the carbon price chart in 2016, according to ..
News 6 Jan 2017
European Commission proposals requiring the installation of electric vehicle charging points in EU buildings will “fall short” of boosting the roll-out of clean mobility, according ..
News 5 Dec 2016
- Energy,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The European Parliament’s lead MEP on the revision of the EU emissions trading scheme is seeking compromise over a hybrid system to compensate companies for ..
News 20 Oct 2016
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,Waste & Resources,Packaging
EU climate change policies focus too narrowly on energy and transport and should more strongly reflect the potential of the circular economy to cut greenhouse ..
News 17 Jun 2016
- Energy,General Policy,Markets & Corporate
Energy efficiency has proved to be a key beneficiary of the EU’s multi-billion euro Investment Plan, but more money needs to find its way to ..
News 14 Jun 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