EU Emissions Trading Scheme
EU business group voices ‘sympathy’ for moratorium on green laws
With signs of recession getting more apparent every day, EU employers’ group BusinessEurope has called on the European Commission to reconsider green legislation currently in the pipeline.
Business giants urge UK, EU to continue energy and climate cooperation after Brexit
A top-level business alliance has called on UK and EU leaders to ensure Brexit includes a comprehensive Climate and Energy Chapter, amid worries about the UK's commitment to international climate policies after the country leaves the European Union.
EU ETS in need of ‘ambitious’ revamp, MEPs warn
The European Union (EU) has been urged to revamp its Emission Trading System (ETS) to allow for free allowances to be given to the industries that need them most, even though it was revealed that struggling Tata Steel has received £700m from the ETS since 2008.
Tata Steel crisis: Four green solutions for the struggling steel industry
As the Tata Steel crisis rumbles on, commentators are pointing fingers at energy prices and green policies as key reasons behind Tata's decision to exit the UK. Are they right, or could a reformed green policy landscape and enhanced focus on sustainability actually end up convincing energy-intensive manufacturers to stay put?
Will a global aviation deal release the airline emission strategy’s potential?
Just a month before the triennial General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has produced a white paper stating that emissions reduction and sector offsetting is both achievable and affordable, and perhaps sooner than first projected. But after years of swings and roundabouts between the ICAO and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will this year's discussion finally lead to a tangible difference? Asks Begum Kurkcu
Second backloading vote announced as EU ministers reiterate support
Energy and environment ministers from nine European member states have outlined their support for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) backloading proposals, as it emerged that a second vote on the proposals would take place next month.
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