How the coronavirus outbreak affects the EU’s 2030 climate targets

By |april 14th, 2020|2030 climate and energy targets, carbon allowances, carbon market, Climate Law, ETS, ETS reform, market stability reserve, News|

Ultimately, the coronavirus pandemic may slow down initial plans to adopt the European Climate Law and a number of other climate-related policy proposals, writes Robert Jeszke.

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EU should scrap emissions trading scheme, Polish official says

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, emission trading system, ETS, News, Poland|

The European Union should scrap its Emissions Trading System or exempt Poland from the scheme, which helps combat global warming, to free up funds for Warsaw to fight the effects of the coronavirus, a senior Polish official said.

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The EU 2030 climate target is tomorrow [Promoted content]

By |marec 5th, 2020|ETS, Just Transition Fund, News|

The European Climate Law falls short of providing meaningful financial compensation for Member States with different starting points like Poland. This is a very unfortunate development at time when more unity and more solidarity are needed in the EU.

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Extending EU carbon market must not hinder more urgent reforms

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Emissions trading scheme, ETS, ETS reform, EU ETS, News|

The European Commission’s proposal to include new sectors in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is not expected to significantly reduce emissions but could risk the stability of the EU’s carbon market and the decarbonisation of the power sector, argue Outi Haanperä and Verena Graichen.

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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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Road transport in the EU ETS: A high-risk, low-reward strategy

By |januar 10th, 2020|ETS, ETS reform, EU ETS, News, road transport|

The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is not a good instrument to cut road transport emissions because it will raise petrol prices and fuel popular discontent, as seen in the past with the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ protests, writes William Todts. Road emissions...

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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.

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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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