Achieving 1.5°C warming goal requires rapid reform of EU carbon market

By |januar 15th, 2020|carbon market, ETS, ETS reform, EU ETS, market stability reserve, News|

To deliver quick results at least political cost, the European Commission should focus on two measures when revising the EU Emissions Trading Scheme: strengthening the cap and enhancing the Market Stability Reserve (MSR), write Mari Pantsar and Outi Haanperä.

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EU carbon border tax cheaper and fairer than French energy levy, says report

By |januar 9th, 2020|carbon border tax, carbon market, climate, Emmanuel Macron, energy contribution, EU Commission, France, gilets jaunes, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Commission's carbon border tax proposal would have a small impact on French households, unlike the country's own proposal to tax energy which prompted the birth of the 'gilets jaunes' movement. EURACTIV France reports.

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COP25: Major developing countries still reluctant to amend Paris Agreement to ‘foot climate bill’

By |december 11th, 2019|article 6, Brazil, carbon market, China, climate, CO2, COP25, European Union, Frans Timmermans, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Saudi Arabia|

Countries such as Brazil, China and Saudi Arabia, are criticising Article 6 of the Paris Climate Agreement and its carbon offsetting mechanism even though they are currently not footing the "climate bill". A stance which climate advocates fear will wea...

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‘Coal bubble’ puts EU carbon market under threat, watchdog warns

By |september 20th, 2019|carbon market, coal phase-out, EU ETS, Germany, News|

As coal-fired power stations close down across Europe, unused carbon pollution permits are slowly building up in the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme, creating a “coal bubble” that could send carbon prices crashing, campaigners warn.

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EU carbon market is having a hard time being effective

By |junij 19th, 2019|carbon market, Emissions trading scheme, EU ETS, greenhouse gas emissions, News|

11,000 industrial sites subject to the so-called Quotas Directive are collectively reducing their emissions. However, this is not necessarily because of the European emissions trading scheme (EU ETS). EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'Environnement re...

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Climate change: the pitfalls of carbon pricing

By |februar 12th, 2018|Antonin Pottier, carbon market, Carbon quotas, climate, CO2 emissions, GHGs, Kyoto Protocol, News, Paris Agreement|

Antonin Pottier, a young researcher in economics at MINES Paris Tech, is highly critical in his published work of what he says is the excessive importance given to single carbon price. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.

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China launches largest carbon market in the world

By |december 19th, 2017|cap and trade market, capping emissions, carbon market, carbon price, CO2 emissions, emission trading scheme, ETS, EU-China relations, global emissions, News|

China launched what will become the world’s largest carbon market on Tuesday (19 December), surpassing the EU’s flagship market mechanism to cap and trade emissions. The scheme is part of a host of major policies China is using to peak its GHGs by 2030.

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Carbon markets back in vogue at COP23

By |november 15th, 2017|carbon market, China, COP23, emissions trading system, ETS, News|

Carbon markets have become a vital piece of common ground for defenders of the climate. The tool is gradually extending around the world, bringing with it higher revenues. EURACTIV France reports.

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EU and California to discuss linking carbon markets

By |november 8th, 2017|Antonio Tajani, California, carbon market, COP 23, Donald Trump, emissions trading system, ETS, ETS reform, EU-US relations, Jerry Brown, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement, United States|

The EU and California are beginning talks to potentially create a common carbon market that could also include China.

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Carbon market reform: Much ado about nothing?

By |oktober 20th, 2017|carbon market, carbon price, Carbon quotas, carbon tax, CO2 emissions, ETS, EU carbon price, News, Poland|

The European Parliament and several member states, including France, have excluded new coal plants from future financing under the EU’s reformed carbon market. EURACTIV France reports.

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