Official EU petition calls for minimum carbon price

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Carbon pricing, kerosene, News|

The European Commission registered an official petition on Wednesday (7 July) that calls on the EU executive to set up a minimum carbon price, “discourage the consumption of fossil fuels” and keep global warming to below 1.5 degrees.

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BusinessEurope warms to Macron’s EU carbon tariff idea

By |april 29th, 2019|aviation emissions trading scheme, Carbon pricing, Carbon tariff, News|

Marking a departure from its existing policy, Europe’s biggest business lobby group said it was discussing a carbon tariff at the EU's border in order to restore a level playing field with countries like China or the US, which do not impose a pollution constraint on their industries.

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German ‘climate protection law’: Critics call for alternatives to sector objectives

By |februar 27th, 2019|Carbon pricing, German climate protection law, German environment ministry, Germany, News, Svenja Schulze|

Germany is at odds over the first draft of its national ‘climate protection law.’ Lessons learned from a similar French law show that one thing is important above all: agreeing on measures as quickly as possible. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Carbon pricing and digital tax find traction in Davos 

By |januar 28th, 2019|Carbon pricing, carbon tax, Davos 2019, digital tax, fourth industrial revolution, inequality, Kristalina Georgieva, News, WEF|

Business leaders and decision makers agreed during last week's World Economic Forum in Davos that new taxes, including carbon pricing or a digital levy, would not only achieve a fairer economic model but would also help to fight climate change and deal...

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Carbon pricing dropped from new Franco-German treaty

By |januar 21st, 2019|Carbon pricing, Elysée Treaty, France, Germany, News|

France and Germany will cement their historic post-war reconciliation with the signing of a new Elysée treaty on Tuesday (22 January). But the draft text, seen by EURACTIV, no longer mentions carbon pricing among new bilateral initiatives.

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COP24 diary – day #5

By |december 7th, 2018|Carbon pricing, COP24, Costa Rica, Emissions gap, energy & environment, European Union, Green finance, Katowice, News, Paris Agreement, Poland|

Over this special series on COP24, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the goings on of the UN climate conference in Katowice and what is driving the conversation there. In this edition: An update on the negotiations, climate denialism, South America, co...

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