New ETS reforms guarantee that emissions reductions from coal phase-out, energy efficiency and renewables policy will not ‘pop up’ elsewhere in the EU
Recently agreed reforms to the EUETS mean that excess allowances in the MSR will be cancelled. This further strengthens the case for actions such as phase-out of coal plant, increasing energy efficiency and deploying more renewables.
The Effort Sharing Regulation doesn’t fit emissions – Trialogue needs real reform for a cost-effective climate change policy
Deeper analysis of last week’s EU Emissions Trading System reform, and the consequences for the EU within the Paris Agreement
Last night’s trialogue agreement failed to restore the ETS as Europe’s flagship climate policy. The EU and Member States must now immediately look to how emissions can be cut rapidly before 2020 with other policies