Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 Jul 2019
The price polluters pay for emitting greenhouse gases could tumble unless policymakers adapt the EU emissions trading system to account for national plans to phase ..
News 8 Jul 2019
Funds available under the EU emissions trading scheme to upgrade the energy systems of central and eastern European member states could be worth up to ..
News 21 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to fund carbon capture and storage technology despite past failures, but applicants will need to convince the EU executive of ..
News 20 Jun 2019
Carbon dioxide emitted by sectors in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) fell by 3.9% in 2018, according to official figures, slightly outperforming the preliminary ..
News 5 Jun 2019
While the EU is on course to meet its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industry, its emissions trading scheme has not been the ..
News 9 May 2019
New interconnectors with North Africa appear to be facilitating the import to Spain of electricity generated by fossil fuels, a coalition of green groups has ..
News 17 Apr 2019
German chancellor Angela Merkel has said her government will consider introducing a cross-sector carbon tax in order to meet its 2030 climate targets ..
News 15 Apr 2019
- Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Fully implementing the EU’s environmental legislation could save the EU economy around €55 billion a year, environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has said ..
News 5 Apr 2019
CO2 output from sectors covered by the EU ETS fell by 3.5% in 2018 compared to 2017, but emissions from aviation kept growing and those ..
News 2 Apr 2019
Existing climate policies will halve the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 on 1990 levels, but the bloc could realistically reduce its emissions by almost ..
News 26 Mar 2019
- Climate,Energy,EU's Circular Economy,2019 European Elections
The EU must urgently adopt progressive carbon pricing in order to tackle climate change, according to Frans Timmermans, the Socialist candidate for the European Commission ..
News 6 Mar 2019
The list of industrial sectors that will qualify for the maximum number of free allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over the next ..
News 18 Feb 2019
- Climate,Energy,COP24: UN climate talks
The EU’s emissions trading scheme should be backed up by other measures such as carbon floor prices, a group of eight member states said on ..
News 14 Dec 2018