‘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. The European Union’s self-described ‘cornerstone policy to …

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.

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Join CMW in demanding a firewall between emissions reductions, land sequestration and carbon removals

Carbon Market Watch calls on organisations, businesses and academics to join its open call for the EU to explicitly separate its targets and policies for emissions reductions, carbon sequestration in the land sector and permanent removals in its post-2030 climate framework.