Carbon prices seen hitting €55 in 2030, hastening ‘major’ coal-to-gas switch

By |april 26th, 2018|Emissions trading scheme, ETS, ETS reform, News, Paris Agreement|

EU carbon prices are set to double by 2021 and could quadruple to €55 a tonne by 2030 if the European Union aligns its emissions targets with the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new report published on Thursday (26 April).

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‘Invisible’ cement polluters urged to double climate efforts

By |april 9th, 2018|Carbon Leakage, cement, ETS reform, News|

European producers were singled out among the worst performers in a new environmental ranking of the world’s largest publicly-listed cement companies, published on Monday (9 April).

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The case for a price floor in the EU ETS

By |december 18th, 2017|carbon price, Emissions trading scheme, emissions trading system, ETS reform, EU carbon price, EU ETS, market stability reserve, News|

The recently adopted reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is insufficient to trigger cost-efficient decarbonisation of the economy, argue Christian Flachsland and Anna Leipprand. A carbon floor price that starts at a significant level and rises over time would address the problem, they write.

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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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EU at impasse before final push to clinch carbon market reform

By |november 8th, 2017|COP 23, Emissions trading scheme, ETS, ETS reform, News|

EU negotiators are split over the uses of a new clean technology fund ahead of talks on carbon market reforms on Wednesday (8 November), with the bloc keen for a deal this week to show leadership at UN climate talks in Bonn.

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Three ‘Fs’ to fix the Emissions Trading System

By |oktober 11th, 2017|ETS reform, News, Paris Agreement|

European lawmakers are meeting in Brussels on Thursday for (possibly) the final trialogue discussion on revisions to the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Now is the time to turn rhetoric into real action, urges Rachel Solomon Williams.

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Poland wins bigger coal transition funds in reformed ETS

By |oktober 3rd, 2017|Estonian Presidency, ETS, ETS reform, News, Poland|

The European Union has offered Poland more room to subsidise the coal transition in ongoing talks on reforming the Emissions Trading System (ETS), the EU’s flagship instrument to fight global warming, a move that sent alarm bells ringing among environmentalists.

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Oil refiners warn increased CO2 costs could force them out of Europe

By |oktober 2nd, 2017|Emissions trading scheme, ETS, ETS reform, News|

Petroleum refiners have teamed up with other energy-intensive industries to warn about EU plans to hike the cost of emitting carbon dioxide, echoing previous warnings about "carbon leakage" which critics say have failed to materialise.

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Emissions Trading System failures sour energy policy efforts

By |september 20th, 2017|aviation emissions, aviation emissions trading scheme, Brexit, China, Claude Turmes, ETS reform, News, Paris Agreement, Switzerland, United Kingdom|

Doubts about the effectiveness of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) resurfaced on Tuesday (19 September) at an energy conference in Estonia, as a low carbon price continues to stymie energy market efforts.

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Eurelectric: EU carbon market reform ‘won’t get us to 2050’

By |september 13th, 2017|Emissions trading scheme, ETS, ETS reform, News|

The energy transition requires deep CO2 emissions cuts of 80-95% across the economy by 2050, says Kristian Ruby. “And the current proposal won’t get us there,” he told EURACTIV.com as three-way talks to reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme get underway.

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