Zhang Yong hailed the dawn of China's carbon market today
Two new briefings show how small changes to the Effort Sharing Regulation - currently being debated by the European Institutions - could slow EU greenhouse gas emissions cuts. Hundreds of millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions are at stake.
Publication of the electricity units bidding into the UK capacity market shows large support for new gas and old coal
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.
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
Today civil society across Europe are releasing an open letter calling on the EU negotiators to pull a rabbit out of a hat, and make two changes to put the European power and industry on the right track to rapidly and cost-effectively cut their emissions
Today Sandbag joins a new civil society movement to end coal in Europe before 2030. Europe Beyond Coal is a collective campaign to catalyse the move away from coal and towards clean energy.
New trialogue negotiating positions suggest the ETS risks becoming a tool for investments in coal
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
Changes to funds, flexibility and free allocation are required to fix the EU carbon market