Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed – to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
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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.
Our new report shows EU cooperation is needed to unlock cost-effective reductions
Launching today in Brussels – The EU Power Sector Review 2017.
Today, the Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional agreement to reform the Effort Sharing Regulation
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
Sandbag’s new report shows biomass subsidies are secretly funding coal
A new report released today shows that despite the UK has given more than £3 billion in subsidies to fossil-fuel based power generation through the Capacity Market auctions, as well as billions in other subsidies. The government must now follow France and...
14th September 2017 ETS reform proposals, as discussions stand after yesterday’s trialogue, could leave the scheme still with a 1-2 billion tonne allowance surplus available to the market in 2025. In this scenario, the carbon price would remain unlikely to rise...
For immediate release, Wednesday 14th June 2017 Contact email@example.com for more information European Parliament vote on Effort Sharing Regulation leaves little room for effort to be shared between Member States, and fails to implement the Paris Agreement....