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Europe must not backslide on aviation’s climate responsibility

The European Parliament’s environment committee has nominated Julie Girling from conservative group ECR to lead their talks on aviation’s role in the EU’s Emissions Trading System.  Discussing the European Commission’s recent ...

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EU climate policy quiz

EU Climate Policies Quiz Test your knowledge on EU Climate policies, from the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) to the Effort Sharing Regulation, by playing our short quiz! Answers available in ...

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We're hiring a Fundraising Officer

Purpose of the position Carbon Market Watch is seeking a Fundraising Officer to help secure funds to implement our ambitious five year work plan on our campaigns related to carbon pricing, ...

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Student Debate: The Carbon Battle

INVITATION - Student Debate @IES Tuesday, 28th March 2017 | 18.30 – 20.30 Rome and Lisbon rooms, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Pleinlaan 5, floor -1 To attend please register here The Institute for European Studies ...

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Policy Brief: Addressing aviation emissions under the EU Emissions Trading System

Executive summary In February 2017, the European Commission presented a legislative proposal regarding coverage of aviation emissions by the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). In response to the offsetting agreement ...

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Civil Society Statement on the Reform of European Agricultural Policies: Good Food, Good Farming – Now!

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has contributed to this broken food and farming system through the promotion of agro-industrial farming methods and global commodity chains. In order to meet ...

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Press Statement: EU countries take a small step to address carbon market oversupply

BRUSSELS 28 February 2017. Today the EU environment ministers adopted their position on the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) revision. While the ministers proposed some improvements to the original ...

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Open letter to EU Environment Ministers on the revision of the EU ETS

Dear Environment Minister, Ahead of the Environment Council we, the undersigned, representing 31 networks and organizations from 30 countries, would like to urge you to ensure that the low-carbon funding mechanisms ...

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The cost of climate inaction in the agricultural sector

This week key policymakers of the European Parliament discuss the EU’s largest climate instrument. Ahead of the debate, five organizations expose how a loophole in the law could significantly increase ...

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Civil Society Workshop - The road to a low carbon economy: strengthening the connection between local, national and European climate policy

To register, please click here Background: The European Union is currently in the process of renewing its main climate policy tools: the Emissions Trading System (ETS) and the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR). ...

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To raise awareness and spread our messages across international media channels and communicate to a wider public , Carbon Market Watch sends out media statements on a wide range of issues relating to carbon markets and beyond.

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Carbon Market Watch in the News

As a unique watchdog organisation for carbon markets, Carbon Market Watch is often quoted in the media. See here for a list of recent media coverage.