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
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
- 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
- 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
The global trade body for merchant shipping has warned of “disastrous consequences” for maritime regulation should the EU take unilateral action to reduce CO2 emissions ..
News 3 Jul 2018
European power generators should be forced to pay a fixed minimum price for the GHGs they emit in addition to the cost of allowances under ..
News 29 Jun 2018
Despite recent reform of the European emission-trading system, analysts are calling for further measures to deliver on the EU's 2030 40% greenhouse gas cut pledge ..
News 22 Jun 2018
The European Commission will table by the end of the year legislation establishing a new fund to support decarbonisation – the Innovation Fund – under ..
News 7 Jun 2018