Modelling 2030: how the reformed EU ETS affects your member state

The revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) in 2023 expanded the scope and reformed other aspects of the ETS to align with the EU’s climate goal of 55% net emissions reductions by 2030. As a result, many changes were made to the system including the creation of an emissions trading system to …

ETXraordinary effort to improve EU carbon pricing

The LIFE ETX project, an EU-wide NGO campaign to make the bloc’s Emissions Trading System work better for people and planet, is winding up its activities. Noemí Rodrigo Sabio reflects on the project’s history and achievements. After three active and action-filled years striving to raise awareness of and improve the EU ETS, the CMW-led Emissions …

‘Human Stories’ series demonstrates promising yet unfulfilled potential of EU Emissions Trading System

Examples of climate funding being put to good use in Greece, Portugal and Belgium suggest how revenue from the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) can be better used to enhance climate action. This potential can be further boosted by eliminating the freebies awarded to the wealthiest polluters.

12 Days of ETSMas

Merry ETSmas!

The EU through its Emissions Trading System giftwraps free pollution permits to 30 grossly wealthy energy  production and heavy industry companies causing 25% of the bloc’s emissions.

Over the 12 days of ETSMas we counted down the EU’s luckiest polluters.