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 …
The EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) covers aviation. But what does that mean for the climate and airlines?
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.
Revenue from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) continues to be spent on subsidising heavy industry pollution rather than on climate action and ending energy poverty.
The EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is being expanded to cover shipping. But what does this involve and what does it mean for the maritime sector?
Emissions Aristocracy of just 30 companies spews out half of the greenhouse gases covered by the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), representing a quarter of the EU’s carbon footprint, a CMW report uncovers.
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.
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.
Portugal is using revenue from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to help finance its green transition, bankrolling everything from cycling infrastructure to nature conservation.
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 will make carbon pricing more tangible to EU citizens but can also help them decarbonise.