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Results: Barriers to Decarbonisation Call for Evidence

Results: Barriers to Decarbonisation Call for Evidence

Results of the Call For Evidence Barriers to EU industrial decarbonisation - and proposed solutions Download the Report 7 Industries operating within the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) account for some 42% of the bloc’s total CO₂ emissions. Reducing...
The ESR flexibility repair kit

The ESR flexibility repair kit

With the latest proposals for the design of flexibilities in the Effort Sharing Regulation, there is a risk that member states will first exhaust the ‘external’ flexibilities (with the EU ETS and the LULUCF sector), before using the options of cooperation with other...
The ESR Safety Reserve: Too Safe to Succeed

The ESR Safety Reserve: Too Safe to Succeed

This briefing explores the impact of the proposed ‘Safety Reserve’ on the 2030 Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR) and the the ability of Member States to trade Annual Emissions Allowances (AEAs) under Article 5 with use of various emissions scenarios. In...
How to resuscitate a carbon market

How to resuscitate a carbon market

12 February 2017 A Fact Check on ETS reform claims As alternative facts fly around the European institutions as the ETS reform process comes to a close, Sandbag looks at the truth on what the ETS reform might mean for industry. We focus especially on the cement, steel...