With shipping due to enter the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) in 2024, North Sea Port in Belgium is striving to put more wind in the sails of its climate strategy.
This online workshop organised by Life ETX partner ZERO focused on the synergies between carbon markets and private sector decarbonisation.
Can the EU’s expanded Emissions Trading System ensure a just transition for vulnerable Europeans and the climate?
The European Union’s expansion of the European Emissions Trading System, known as ETS2, will extend the “polluter pays” principle to buildings and road transport. This…
With its focus on tonnes of carbon dioxide discharged into the atmosphere, the EU’s Emissions Trading System can appear to be technical and immaterial to…
How is the CBAM related to EU climate policy? And most importantly, can the two instruments increase global climate ambitions?
An online workshop organized by ZERO focused on the implementation challenges of ETS2, in particular the role of road transport and buildings in the policy mix for achieving climate neutrality in the European Union (EU). Moreover, the session provided valuable insight into the example of Germany, comparing the ETS2 with the German system of carbon trading for the non-ETS sectors.
The final deal to reform the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) will bring down emissions, but not fast enough, and helps poor and vulnerable citizens during the transition but not as much as the freebies it lavishes upon fat cat industries.
An online workshop organised by ZERO explored the importance of the EU Emissions Trading System in addressing the negative environmental impacts of air travel and…
Final deal on EU carbon market (ETS) gives heavy industry a free pass at the expense of households and taxpayers
The long process that was meant to transform the EU’s Emissions Trading System into an effective tool for climate action has culminated in a final deal that will not reduce Europe’s industrial carbon footprint rapidly enough to tackle the climate crisis. The reformed EU ETS lavishes freebies on polluting industries and leaves households and taxpayers with the bill.