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This week, governments are gathering in Warsaw for a crucial round of climate negotiations, with both expectation and ambition running at an all-time low. But it does not have to be like this: the Warsaw meeting provides an opportunity to ...
Australia could be left without any policy to combat climate change with a new Senate likely to wave through the repeal of Labor's carbon
tax but sceptical of the Coalition government's alternative $3.2bn Direct Action plan unless Tony Abbott ...
Australia is at risk of breaching a global agreement to cut greenhouse gases as power markets signal Prime Minister Tony Abbott will exploit the widest election victory in nine years to repeal the nation’s carbon
system.Electricity futures ...
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has approved India’s largest solar project as part of its emissions trading scheme
The Clean Development Mechanism’s (CDM) latest project is a 100MW concentrated solar ...
The world’s largest carbon
-trading market may awaken from its coma: politicians in Europe’s parliament today agreed a plan to revive market prices which have collapsed in the recession.
It’s a change-of-heart from a parliament which had ...
The European Parliament has approved plans designed to boost the EU's carbon
market and drive green investment by tackling the glut of allowances that have sunk the price of CO2 to record lows this year.
MEPs in Strasbourg today voted in ...
Environmental groups have urged the United States to back a global deal to curb carbon
emissions produced by planes, noting that global aviation emits more of the greenhouse gas than all but six of the world's nations.
The groups, ...
The European Union's plans for reform its emissions trading scheme
(ETS) will fail to deliver the desired increase in carbon
prices unless they are accompanied by more drastic action.
That is the stark warning contained in a new report ...
The price of EU carbon
allowances plunged 20 per cent yesterday, after lawmakers delayed
drafting legislation to prop up the ailing bloc's emissions trading scheme
Allowances were traded at just over EUR4 (£3.50) yesterday before ...
More than 30 leading companies from across Europe have called on EU policy makers to back moves to bolster the flagging emissions trading scheme
A European parliamentary committee is set to vote next week on whether to support a ...
The European Union's flagship climate policy, its emissions trading scheme
(ETS), saw the price of carbon
crash to a record low on Thursday after a vote in Brussels against a proposal to support the struggling market.
The price of a ...
As concern about global climate change and carbon
emissions mitigation is becoming ever more important, governments and corporations across the world have introduced innovative strategies to reduce steadily rising carbon
emissions. Some of these ...
European Union emission permits are poised to drop to a record in the first half as member states in the world`s largest carbon
market fail to diminish the biggest- ever glut.
Allowances will fall below the record 5.93 euros ($7.50) a ...
As Barack Obama prepares for his State of the Union address later this month, he is facing renewed calls to make action on climate change a central plank of his second term, after leaders from 70 green NGOs yesterday wrote to the president urging ...
For decades, California has been the engine of growth behind America's sputtering clean energy economy—adopting groundbreaking clean air and climate policies as federal efforts lagged behind.
The hope was that California's initiatives ...
California is on track to link its forthcoming emissions trading scheme
to Quebec's in 2013, pushing the state one step closer to its goal of connecting to a wider carbon
market, the state's chief air regulator said on Monday.
Aerospace officials of the European countries where Airbus (EAD.PA) makes its planes will push for a suspension of the European Union's Emission Trading
System (ETS) for airlines to avert retaliation from China, an official said on ...
A planned quick fix to the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme
is expected to emerge over the coming weeks as a first step to the deeper reforms urgently sought by environmental and some business campaigners.
The European ...
South Korea's parliament approved Wednesday a long-delayed bill that calls for the introduction of carbon
dioxide emissions trading
from January 2015.
Of the 151 lawmakers who voted, 148 approved the system in a final step to make the ...
Europe’s carbon trading
system was supposed to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. But at least one of its methods for doing so may actually have increased those emissions.
was dubious enough that the European Union (EU) banned ...
India is poised to ask airlines not to take part in the European Union emissions trading scheme
, a senior official said, in what would be an escalation of a row over the EU's unilateral move to charge for carbon
emitted by flights in and out of ...
South Korea's long-awaited carbon trading
legislation has again been delayed
, after a key parliamentary vote scheduled for today was put back.
According to Reuters' reports, the bill is yet to go in front of a legal panel that is ...
Global planemaker Airbus joined a chorus of concern that a European scheme
to charge airlines for carbon
emissions risks triggering a full-blown trade war, with implications for plane deals and even Europe's crippling sovereign debt ...
The EU's energy chief said on Tuesday for now he was opposed to raising the bloc's 10 percent biofuel target due to environmental concerns and urged the bloc to agree 2030 energy goals within two years.
"During the life of this ...
Companies and governments around the world are turning to emissions trading
as a weapon to fight climate change and join a global carbon
market worth $142 billion last year.
Under cap-and-trade scheme
s, companies or countries face a ...