At what price? The role of the EU’s Emissions Trading System in combating the climate crisis

Date and time: 25 January 2021, 10:30-15:00 CET (online). Watch the recording here or on YouTube (part 1 and part 2). Background: Last summer, the European Commission launched ‘Fit for 55′, a legislative package to revise the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework. Key elements of the package include the revision and scaling up of the …

How to get ‘Fit for 55’ in shape for the climate emergency

Some EU governments believe the ‘Fit for 55’ package is too ambitious but, in reality, it is not ambitious enough. More action is needed today because tomorrow will be too late to avoid catastrophic global warming, write Agnese Ruggiero and Andrew Marshall. This week, European environment ministers met in Luxembourg to discuss the draft ‘Fit …