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Japan moving on emissions trading scheme

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 1, 2010)

The Reuters news agency is reporting that a compulsory emissions trading scheme is set to start in Japan in April 2013. The scheme will cover large CO2 emitting companies. Many details have yet to be worked out according to a draft of the government's proposals obtained by Reuters, which will be presented to an expert committee at the Environment ...

Revising the EU emissions trading scheme from 2013

The European Commission adopted a Communication setting out its agenda for revising the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) in the light of experience gained since it began operating in January 2005. The Commission wants to promote the environmental impact of emission trading by expanding it to new sectors and gases and further its global ...

Report on NZ emissions trading scheme released

by The Climate Change & Business Centre  (Aug. 1, 2011)

The Hon Dr Nick Smith, New Zealand Minister for Climate Change Issues, presented today the Report on the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme which reviews the performance and implementation of the ETS over the past year of operation. Speaking this morning at the 7th Australia-New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference, Dr Smith said ...

EU Emissions Trading Scheme to Include Air Transport

by Environment News Service (ENS)  (Dec. 21, 2006)

BRUSSELS, Belgium (ENS) - The European Commission today proposed legislation to bring greenhouse gas emissions from civil aviation into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. The proposed directive will cover emissions from flights within the EU from 2011 and all flights to and from EU airports from 2012. Both EU and foreign aircraft operators would be ...

MEPs to debate putting aircraft emissions in trading scheme

by European Parliament  (Jul. 8, 2008)

Plans to include CO2 from aircraft in Europe's Emissions Trading Scheme are expected to be backed by MEPs  when they debate the issue. Members are likely to endorse a deal that has already been agreed by transport ministers across the Union. It will mean that all planes landing or taking off in the EU will be in the ETS by 2012. It should add ...

EU emissions trading scheme delivers first verified emissions data

by EEP European Environmental Press  (May 19, 2006)

Untitled Document The European Commission released the 2005 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions data and compliance status of more than 9,400 installations covered by the EU Emissions Trading ...

A first look at how the EU emissions trading scheme is working

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 4, 2008)

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was introduced for a three-year trial period in 2005, and this initial analysis looks at how well it is working using data from the first two years of operation. The research concludes that both over-allocation and a reduction in CO2 emissions occurred. This research provides insights on the extent to which ...

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 ...

Australia`s Emissions Trading Scheme Sets No Cap, No Date

by Environment News Service (ENS)  (Jul. 18, 2007)

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 17, 2007 (ENS) - The Australian government will begin work on a greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme with analysis of a long-term goal for emissions reduction, Prime Minister John Howard announced today. The government's A$637 million plan sets no cap on emissions nor does it set a date for when the trading of ...

EU Emissions trading scheme threatens to trap Europe in a high carbon future

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 10, 2010)

The Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), the flagship policy covering half of the EU's carbon emissions, could turn intended restrictions on pollution into a trap that commits Europe to increasing carbon emissions for much of the next decade, unless changes are swiftly introduced, warns campaign group Sandbag. Sandbag's analysis shows that the ETS is ...

FREE online access to the whole EU Emissions Trading Scheme Database

by Carbon Market Data  (Jun. 14, 2007)

We are happy to inform you that Carbon Market Data now offers FREE online access to the whole of our EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Database. Our EU ETS Database includes all the information on the EU ETS installations: - 24 countries and more than 10500 installations - contact details (address, email, phone number) - sector ...

UK welcomes aviation`s inclusion in EU emissions trading scheme

The decision to include aviation in the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme has been welcomed by UK Environment Secretary Hilary Benn. Mr Benn said that last week’s groundbreaking agreement, which saw all 27 EU countries support the proposal, is a major step forward for the fight against climate change. Under the new agreement, emissions ...

Emissions trading is effective and affordable

by New Zealand Government  (May 1, 2008)

A summary of economic modelling shows emissions trading is an effective approach to reducing New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions in the long term, Climate Change Minister David Parker says.  The report summarises general equilibrium modelling undertaken by Infometrics for the government’s Emissions Trading Group and the Climate Change ...

China moves forward with cap and trade scheme

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 4, 2011)

China intends to establish a seventh emissions trading system, consistent with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). This latest system will begin in the city of Shenzhen, which is expected to develop it's own scheme despite being located in the province of Guangdong - already approved for a cap and trade system. Shenzhen's GDP ...

Carbon Market Data publishes key figures on the European emissions trading scheme for the year 2008

by Carbon Market Data  (Apr. 8, 2009)

Carbon Market Data, a European company providing carbon market research and IT services, issued a data summary on the recent release of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme‘s 2008 verified emissions reports.Based on Carbon Market Data calculations, the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) installations were short by 145 Mt in 2008 (they emitted 145 ...

An Econometric Analysis of Emission Trading Allowances

by Swiss Banking Institute, University of Zürich  (Dec. 13, 2006)

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 ...

The Netherlands: Emission Trading more Mature

by EEP European Environmental Press  (Apr. 21, 2006)

Untitled Document ‘Environmental Finance Magazine' recently handed out congratulations to the best performers in emissions trading. In Europe, the EU ETS (EU Emissions Trading Scheme) is ...

Carbon Market Data launches a mapping tool for the European emissions trading scheme (EU ETS)

by Carbon Market Data  (Apr. 14, 2010)

Carbon Market Data is pleased to announce the launch of a new mapping tool for the European emissions trading scheme (EU ETS). This new mapping tool will enable users: * to navigate geographically through all countries, regions and administrative areas of Europe * to identify the power plants and factories located in specific areas ...

Carbon Trust reveals uncertain impact of EU emissions trading scheme on airline industry

by Carbon Trust  (Dec. 9, 2009)

The Carbon Trust has launched a new report outlining the impact of the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) on the airline industry. “Industry faces carbon constraint on growth without technology breakthrough” – Bruce Duguid, Carbon Trust The Carbon Trust today launched a new report outlining the impact of the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ...

Clear skies ahead: MEPs vote to curb airline emissions by including them in European trading scheme

by European Parliament  (Nov. 14, 2007)

In adopting a first-reading report, MEPs on Tuesday backed the Commission's plan to include the aviation sector in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS). While the Commission had proposed capping ETS allowances for CO2 emissions at 100 percent of aircraft operators' average annual emissions during 2004-2006, the EP went even further, reducing the ...

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