A clear, credible climate protection law is good for business, German expert says

By |oktober 9th, 2019|climate neutrality, climate protection, Economy, EU ETS, German climate package, German climate protection law, Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Karsten Neuhoff, a climate expert and professor, spoke about Germany's hotly-debated climate protection bill, stressing that a clear regulatory framework with "clear and credible paths for reducing emissions" is a...

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EU countries urged to reject UN scheme that could thwart action on aviation emissions

By |september 23rd, 2019|aviation emissions trading scheme, aviation ETS, CORSIA, EU ETS, ICAO, News, Violeta Bulc|

The European Commission has asked EU countries to reject a UN resolution this week that could forbid the bloc from going further than the CORSIA aviation emissions reduction plan currently being developed at international level.

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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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Why we are far from imposing a tax on kerosene

By |julij 12th, 2019|air travel, CO2, CORSIA, Emissions trading scheme, EU ETS, FDP, free democrats, Germany, kerosene, kerosene tax, News, Paris Climate Agreement, tax|

France introduced a tax on airline tickets this week. However, this does not really replace a tax on kerosene, which continues to be tax-exempt across Europe. But why is the EU not introducing such a tax? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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Think tanks table key point plan for German climate cabinet

By |maj 15th, 2019|EU ETS, german climate cabinet, German climate protection law, Germany, Klimaschutzgesetz, Klimaziele, News, Svenja Schulze|

Two prominent think tanks in Germany presented a plan to help the country reach its EU climate targets for 2030. They serve as concrete proposals for Germany’s recently implemented climate cabinet, which is set to table its draft climate protection law by the summer. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Seven EU countries call for stronger climate action in Europe

By |april 26th, 2018|Brune Poirson, carbon neutrality, climate, climate action, CO2 emissions, COP24, EU ETS, Kimmo Tillikainen, News, Paris Agreement, Wendel Trio|

The ecology and environment ministers of seven European countries met in Paris on 25 April and called for a more ambitious climate strategy for the EU. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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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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International flights to stay free from EU carbon fees until 2021, MEPs vote

By |julij 11th, 2017|aviation emissions, ENVI committee, EU ETS, ICAO, News|

International flights to and from the EU will remain free from paying CO2 emissions permits but the exemption will cease in 2021 unless EU bodies meanwhile decide otherwise, the European Parliament's environment committee agreed on Tuesday (11 July).

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A fair EU carbon market: but for whom?

By |junij 27th, 2017|Carbon Leakage, carbon market, ETS reform, EU ETS, News|

Amid calls from heavy industry to get more free pollution permits in the name of a ‘fair’ EU carbon market, Europe’s workers, taxpayers, and the climate must not be forgotten in the system’s design reform, writes Femke de Jong.

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