The aluminium sector in China needs an urgent wake-up call to phase out its captive coal capacity in just the next 10 years.
Five new graphics show how the aluminium industry consumed 6% of all global coal-fired electricity in 2019 and is actually becoming more reliant on coal.
Brexit has frozen UK participation in the ETS – we estimate that the UK government will forgo at least €1.3 billion in auction revenue this year
Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed – to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
The Clean Growth Strategy covers the whole economy – but reducing coal and gas in electricity generation is still where the bulk of the emissions cuts fall out to 2032