Benchmarks and Free Allocation: Details reveal problems in the EU ETS

Benchmarks and Free Allocation: Details reveal problems in the EU ETS Sandbag is actively campaigning for changes to the EU ETS benchmarking system and an end to free allocation in the upcoming EU ETS reform. In the meantime, the current EU ETS remains in place. On...

EU ETS for aviation: on course for climate neutrality?

EU ETS for aviation on course for climate neutrality? As the EU aims for climate neutrality by 2050, the aviation sector is lagging far behind in terms of climate action. Greenhouse gas emissions from aviation are increasing rapidly, and the sector receives many tax...

UK ETS must learn from past mistakes

UK ETS must learn from past mistakes Sandbag's response  One among the many consequences of Brexit is the departure of the UK from the EU ETS. The UK will leave the EU’s carbon market in January 2021, and the UK government plans to set up an independent UK...

The EU’s Industrial Red Herring

The EU's Industrial Red Herring Sandbag’s response to the EU’s Industrial Strategy. Download the report 12 March 2020...