emissions trading scheme News

1289 Results found
  • Keyword: emissions trading scheme ×

EU governments dismantle emissions trading for international aviation

by Transport and Environment (T&E)  (Mar. 5, 2014)

EU member states yesterday succumbed to pressure from third countries and the aviation industry and decided to shrink the aviation emissions trading system (ETS) to only cover flights between EU airports until 2016. This decision leaves long-haul flights totally unregulated and sends the signal internationally that EU sovereignty can be curtailed ...

EU emission trading system suffers serious setback

by GLOBE Foundation  (Apr. 18, 2013)

The European Union's flagship Emissions Trading System was dealt a serious blow this week when the European Parliament rejected a short term plan to boost the price of carbon by reducing the number of permits available to key industry sectors. The short term plan would have introduced involved "backloading" of permits by member states to their ...

Australia to join EU`s emissions trading system

by GLOBE Foundation  (Aug. 28, 2012)

Australia will scrap its planned floor price for carbon emissions and will link directly with the European Union's emissions trading system by 2018, Climate Change Minister Greg Combet said ...

EU to connect emissions trading with California scheme

by BusinessGreen  (Apr. 7, 2011)

Connie Hedegaard has confirmed Europe will look to tie its emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) to California's when the state launches what will be the second largest carbon market in the world next year. The climate action commissioner has been in the US this week where she met California governor Jerry Brown and Californian Air Resources Board ...

South Korea mulls delay to emissions trading scheme

by BusinessGreen  (Feb. 7, 2011)

South Korea could delay the introduction of its proposed emissions cap-and-trade scheme by up to two years, after a senior government official would only confirm that the scheme will start between 2013 and 2015. Under earlier proposals the scheme would have started in 2013, but in an ...

Council adopts regulation amending EU emissions trading scheme

by EU Council of Ministers  (Apr. 14, 2014)

The Council today adopted1 a regulation amending the EU Emissions trading scheme directive (2003/87/EC), in view of the implementation by 2020 of an international agreement applying a single global market-based measure to international aviation emissions (PE-CO S 18/14). Today's final adoption of the legislation by the Council follows an agreement ...

Japan carbon trading scheme faces fresh doubts

by BusinessGreen  (Dec. 22, 2010)

Japan's government yesterday further delayed a decision on whether to forge ahead with the creation of a greenhouse gas emissions trading system or postpone the launch of the scheme until after fiscal 2013, according to Reuters reports. In a proposal last week, the ruling Democratic Party said the government should "carefully study" the impact of ...

European Court rules aviation emissions trading plan is legal

by BusinessGreen  (Oct. 6, 2011)

The top advisor to the European Court of Justice ruled this morning that the EU's plans to include all flights into and out of the region in its emissions trading scheme are legal, rejecting the argument put forward by a group of US airlines. The opinion is not binding, but significantly increases the chances that the court will reject the case ...

New Zealand passes revised emissions trading scheme by narrow margin

by BusinessGreen  (Nov. 26, 2009)

New Zealand has passed into law a revised emissions trading scheme that critics say is too lenient on polluters and will shift much of the financial burden of compliance on to taxpayers. The legislation was passed by a narrow margin in Parliament yesterday in a 63-58 vote led by the governing minority National Party, with support ...

Research and Markets: EU Environmental Law - The EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Gives Valuable Insights in the Why´s, How´s, Trade-Offs and Critical Design Choices of the EU ETS

by Research and Markets  (Mar. 11, 2013)

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n38d93/eu_environmental) has announced the addition of the "EU Environmental Law - The EU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme" book to their offering. EU ENERGY ...

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you