February 2020. Annual review of the European electricity transition shows that for the first time wind and solar power overtook coal.
January 2020. Investigation into coal plants outside EU borders that avoid carbon price on electricity imports.
December 2019. Lessons from four years of coal phase-out policy in Europe with insights from 20 experts across 10 countries.
December 2019. An assessment of company plans to burn biomass in EU coal power stations which risks accelerating climate change.
November 2019. Analysis shows that coal mine methane leaks are worse for climate change than shipping and aviation combined.
November 2019. Policy briefing on how UK election manifestos can commit to take the UK fully coal-free ahead of COP26 in Glasgow.
July 2019. This report gives evidence that German lignite profits have collapsed, weakening the case for large compensation packages.
July 2019. Half-year analysis of the EU power sector finds that coal generation collapsed by 19%.
July 2019. Ember's response to the UK Government consultation on the future of carbon pricing after Brexit.
June 2019. This briefing shows the Modernisation Fund is best for the climate & Member States.
May 2019. Analysis of NECPs reveals 11 EU countries plan to stick with coal power beyond 2030.
April 2019. Analysis of 2018 ETS emissions reveals that EU emissions fall as wind and solar replace coal.
March 2019. Modelling shows existing policies put Europe on track for emission cuts of at least 50% by 2030.
January 2019. Annual review of the European electricity transition shows that phase-out of hard coal is outpacing lignite.
November 2018. High-resolution atmospheric modelling reveals how air pollution from Europe’s 103 coal companies damages public health.
May 2018. Stakeholder perspectives on barriers and solutions for decarbonising industries.
April 2018. This report shows that the UK is on track to phase-out coal by 2025 without building any new large gas plants.
April 2018. Analysis of 2018 ETS emissions reveals that EU emissions rise for the first time in 7 years.
March 2018. This report shows how agreed reform of the Effort Sharing Regulation lets the EU miss its 2030 climate target.
February 2018. In this briefing we show how the 550gCO2/kWh legislation would stop the dirtiest plants getting capacity payments.