The Commission’s proposal for a higher 30% energy efficiency target for 2030 will knock down the price of allowances under the EU emissions trading scheme, ..
News 1 Dec 2016
EU lawmakers face difficult negotiations on how to compensate industry for the indirect costs of carbon trading as France floats new proposals that would stop member ..
News 24 Nov 2016
Companies only converted 0.5 million international offset credits for compliance under the EU’s carbon trading scheme in the past six months, figures published by the ..
News 8 Nov 2016
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission’s new package of energy policies could pump an additional €190bn into the EU’s economy and create up to 900,000 jobs, according to ..
News 26 Oct 2016
More than a quarter of allowances to be auctioned under the EU’s emissions trading scheme would be needed to fully compensate industry for indirect emissions ..
News 21 Oct 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
Advocate general Maciej Szpunar has argued that the European Commission should give multinational firm Saint-Gobain information on carbon allowances granted to the company that the ..
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
European steelmakers have made better progress on decarbonisation than other firms in their sector around the globe thanks to incentives such as the EU emission ..
News 12 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
- Climate,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
The adoption of the first ever global mechanism to curb aviation emissions has triggered warnings from MEPs and NGOs that it should not replace regional ..
News 7 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
The cap on allowances under the reformed EU Emissions Trading Scheme could be reduced while protecting industry by targeting free allowances, NGO Sandbag has told ..
News 5 Oct 2016