After Brexit, the UK should aim to remain within the EU ETS. If that is not possible, the UK should implement a carbon tax rather than a standalone UK ETS.
Member States have a choice about where to transfer their EU ETS allowances – this briefing shows the Modernisation Fund is best for the climate & Member States
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
Hard coal emissions fell by 9% in 2018, down 40% since 2012.
Lignite emissions fell only 3% in 2018, and are now higher than hard coal emissions.
There are many questions to be answered to pass the ‘Bridge of Death’ and avoid the ‘Gorge of Eternal Climate Peril’ in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Yesterday’s deal was unimaginable when the EU Clean Energy Package was proposed in 2016 – but it’s still not keeping pace with the Paris Agreement
In the near term the UK grid will require some additional fossil peaking plant, which will work alongside batteries and DSR to ensure the lights stay on.
Today, the European Commission published the preliminary 2017 emissions under the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Sandbag has analysed the data, and we explain in six graphics what you need to know.
On the 14th March Sandbag gave evidence at the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
Sandbag spoke in favour of a regional carbon price at the French government event last week