Carbon Market Watch Network Coordinator – March 2015

Applications closing 22 March 2015 Purpose of the position Carbon Market Watch is seeking a dynamic Network Coordinator to strengthen the existing Network and adapt it to new challenges of the wider climate finance debate. The Carbon Market Watch Network connects NGOs and academics from the global North and South to share information and concerns about …

European carbon market reform Must Succeed in Reality

In February members of the European Parliament voted to start the reform of the EU’s carbon market by 2019, and put almost 1.4 billion pollution permits that were due to come back to the market by 2020 directly into the new market stability reserve (MSR). Unfortunately the reform does not provide a structural solution for the lacking environmental effectiveness of the EU ETS, as around 800 million surplus allowances are allowed to flow back to the market again before 2030, diluting the EU’s 2030 target by 3%.