We’re a non-profit climate change think tank which uses data analysis to build evidence-based climate policy.
We focus on EU policies such as the EU ETS and the ‘Effort Sharing Regulation’, and emissions reductions in industrial sectors.
Today, the BEIS Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) Cost Challenge Taskforce, on which Sandbag sits, has published its report to Government, with recommendations on how the UK can begin deployment of this vital technology for tackling climate change. Back...
As the Bulgarian presidency of the European Council draws to a close this week, we look at the potential for rapid emission reduction projects in Bulgaria through cutting coal used to heat buildings - and cutting energy poverty at the same time. Much more analysis on...
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
Sandbag recently contributed to a #FutureOfEurope debate as part of the 6th annual Eurosfat conference in Bucharest
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.
Businesses are clear that changes to the ETS benchmarks are needed – to facilitate low-carbon production methods, and eliminate perverse incentives to pollute.
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
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