UN body votes to ground EU’s aviation emission efforts

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Bas Eickhout, CORSIA, ETS, ICAO, News, Violeta Bulc|

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a UN agency, decided on Friday (4 October) to press ahead with plans to make its own emissions offsetting scheme the only option available to its 193 member states.

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Parliament rubber-stamps Europe’s 2030 clean energy laws

By |november 14th, 2018|clean energy package, Climate Change, CO2 emissions, energy and environment, Energy efficiency, ETS, European Parliament, News, renewables, winter package|

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday (13 November) a set of three clean energy laws for 2030, including binding targets for renewable energies, an indicative objective on energy savings and a separate text on the governance of the Energy Union.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Parliament rubber-stamps Europe’s 2030 clean energy laws

An EU anti-smog fund for Poland

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Air Pollution, air quality, Emissions trading scheme, ETS, News, Poland|

Poland has some of the worst air quality in the EU. But fighting smog is expensive. The Modernisation Fund set up as part of the Emissions Trading Scheme could help here, writes Joanna Maćkowiak-Pandera.

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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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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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Franco-German tandem under pressure to lead climate action

By |november 13th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Bonn, climate action, climate and energy framework, climate leadership, coal phase-out, COP23, emission trading system, Emmanuel Macron, ETS, France, Franco-German relations, Franco-German tandem, Germany, News|

French and German NGOs have asked Brune Poirson and Jochen Flasbarth – state secretaries for the environment in France and Germany, respectively - to make the tandem “the engine of an ambitious European climate policy.”

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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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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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