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    Breath Summit 2019 Review and Crowd Breath Analysis Experiment

    In September the International Association for Breath Research (IABR)’s Breath Summit 2019 took place in Leicestershire, UK. IONICON participated as an exhibitor and with scientific contributions, also conducting a crowd breath experiment. Numerous excellent talks covered the whole spectrum of breath analysis could be enjoyed by the attendees. Several presented PTR-TOF as their main ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • An Econometric Analysis of Emission Trading Allowances

    We would like to announce the publication of a new working paper on an econometric analysis of emission allowances on 2005-2006 data. The paper is available at:http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=947055Abstract: World power and gas markets have a natural relationship with global tradable ...

  • UK to issue European carbon allowances

    The UK Government plans to issue EU ETS Phase II carbon allowances once European and Global registry systems are linked and operational.  The European Commission and UNFCCC have confirmed that the work required to establish this connection will start on Monday 6th October and will take at least ten days, as stated in the following press releases: UNFCCC: ...

  • State Tailpipe Standards Could Limit Warming, If Allowed

    Washington, DC - Tailpipe standards already in place in 12 states would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 400 million metric tons by 2020 – a reduction equivalent to taking 74 million of today's cars off the road for a year, finds a new report released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, U.S. PIRG. Passenger vehicles are the second largest source of global warming emissions ...

  • EU members traded fewer emissions than allowed in 2007

    Carbon Market Data, a European company providing carbon market research services, issued a data summary on the recent release of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme‘s 2007 verified emissions reports. Based on Carbon Market Data calculations, the EU emissions trading scheme installations were long by 7.5 million tonnes in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • KfW Banking Group to handle sale of CO2 emission allowances

    The German federal environment ministry has commissioned the KfW Banking Group with the sale of CO2 emission allowances, which will no longer be made available free of charge to energy utilities as of the beginning of the second trading period on 1 January 2008. From 2010 at the latest allowances will be auctioned. The allocation of emission allowances at no charge during the first trading ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Kyoto Protocol Parties move closer to trading emission allowances

    (Vienna, 30 August 2007)  The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) today released first results indicating that countries will meet criteria to begin trading in Kyoto emission allowances for 2008, the first year of the Treaty’s first commitment period. International teams coordinated by the secretariat have finished reviews of reports submitted by ...

  • Emissions Trading: 2013 Data Show Lower Emissions but Surplus of Allowances Persists

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by at least 3% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: "The good news is that emissions declined faster than in previous years even as Europe’s economies started to ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Québec and California to hold joint auction of greenhouse gas emission allowances

    The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change) (MDDELCC) of Québec today announced plans to conduct a joint practice auction for the California and Québec cap-and-trade ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UK issues its first free EU ETS allowances to aircraft operators

    The UK was the first country out of all the Member States to start issuing its aviation allowances. The first free allowances were allocated on Tuesday 28 February. These were issued to those aircraft operators covered by the EU ETS that had completed the registry account opening process and therefore were able to receive their allowances for 2012. A total of 4,965,892 allowances have been ...

  • CO2 Allowances Sold at $3.00 at 22nd RGGI Auction

    The nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s first market-based cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, today announced the results of their 22nd auction of carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances. 38,329,378 CO2 allowances were sold at the auction at a clearing price of $3.00. Allowances sold represent ...

  • 3C: Sale of 40 million emission allowances per year could influence the market

    Bad Vilbel/Frankfurt – The projected sale of 40 million emission allowances per year can noticeably influence the emission certificate market. “If you want to place 40 million emission allowances per year on the certificate market, you need to figure out how to implement this as professionally as possible,” urges ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Council adopts decision clarifying provisions on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances

    The Council today adopted1 a decision amending the EU's emissions trading system directive (directive 2003/87/EC) by clarifying provisions on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances (PE-COS 114/13, 17307/13 ADD1). The adaptation by the Commission of the timetable of auctions will require a prior impact assessment of the risks of carbon leakage for particular industrial sectors. Such ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Industry calls for airspace change to allow massive traffic growth

    The aviation industry has today launched a campaign calling for Government to commit to airspace modernisation to facilitate a huge increase in the number of flights in UK airspace. The coalition of airports, airlines and air navigation providers, led by NATS, expects flights to increase from 2 million a year ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • IHS ecoAsset Manager™ 10.3 Enhancements Streamline GHG Emissions Allowance and Credit Accounting

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today unveiled IHS ecoAsset Manager™ 10.3, a new version of the enterprise software platform that is designed to help companies simplify compliance with market-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions programs and strengthen sustainability business planning. “With jurisdictions around the world adopting GHG ...


    By IHS Markit

  • CPI calls for free allocation of EU ETS allowances for the paper industry

    The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) today called for the UK Government to support the granting of free allocation of allowances to manufacturing industry in the European negotiations on Phase III of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).The European Commission’s original proposals envisaged requiring industry to buy its ETS allowances after 2012. Many energy-intensive manufacturing ...

  • Japan nuclear crisis drives up the demand for carbon allowances

    EU carbon allowances demand increases alongside Japan’s nuclear crisis and Merkel’s decision to suspend deal to extend life of nuclear reactors. The carbon price in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) climbed more than 5% yesterday reaching a high of €16.65 (£14.40) a tonne during afternoon trading, as the market responds to the nuclear reactor crisis in ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Bidder Information Session Planned for FirstEnergy Solutions Emission Allowance Auction

    FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will host a bidder information session on Monday, November 7, 2011, at 11 a.m. for those interested in participating in a competitive bidding auction process for Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOX) emission allowances for 2012 and ...


    By FirstEnergy

  • Emissions Trading: 2014 Data Shows Emissions Reduction

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by about 4.5% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. European Commissioner responsible for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Launches New Mercury Control Product

    Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. ("ME2C" or the "Company"), a leader in mercury emissions control in North America, announced today that it is adding a new product to its proven, cost-effective mercury capture program that will reduce mercury emissions by preventing scrubber reemission events. The product is specifically designed for coal-fired power utilities with wet scrubbers to help ...

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