NGO and industry letter to ETS trilogue negotiators: Time to agree on an EU ETS and CBAM that work for the climate and support industrial transformation

A strong reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and a well-designed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) can truly help slash emissions from the goods we produce and import, create a level-playing field for Europe’s low-carbon manufacturers and stimulate the demand and supply of clean industrial products. As the negotiations to finalise the reform …

Plainte auprès du jury d’éthique publicitaire belge, portant sur la communication de “neutralité carbone” de la Coupe du Monde de la FIFA 2022

La présente plainte porte sur la publicité de « neutralité carbone », par la FIFA, de la Coupe du Monde de Football 2022 au Qatar. Nous jugeons que cette communication par la FIFA constitue une publicité envers le public, qu’elle est trompeuse et fausse, et qu’elle enfreint les règles et codes du Jury d’Ethique Publicitaire …

Answer to the call for input 2022 – activities involving removals under the Article 6.4 Mechanism of the Paris Agreement

Regarding the two documents, “Draft recommendations (Annex 5 to the SB002 annotated agenda)” and the in-meeting working document on “Recommendations for activities involving removals under the Article 6.4 mechanism” (SB002 in-meeting working document), Carbon Market Watch would like to submit the below input. We would also like to recall our input – prior to the …

Urgent call to veto Commission proposal on releasing allowances from the market stability reserve to finance REPowerEU measures

We write to MEPs to express our grave concern about the European Commission’s proposal to generate EUR 20 billion from the auctioning of allowances held in the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in order to finance measures under the REPowerEU plan, including gas and oil infrastructure. Together with our …

Open letter to MEPs: time to vote for an EU ETS and a CBAM that work for the climate and support industrial transformation

A strong reform of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and a well-designed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) can truly help slash emissions from the goods we produce and import, create a level-playing field for Europe’s low-carbon manufacturers and stimulate the demand and supply of clean industrial products.  Ahead of their vote on the ETS …

MEPs must veto proposal to release allowances from the Market Stability Reserve to finance REPowerEU

Carbon Market Watch and other green NGOs express their grave concern about the European Commission’s proposal to generate €20 billion from the auctioning of allowances held in the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) of the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) in order to finance measures to help fund the REPowerEU plan, which includes gas and oil …

NGO letter: Three key recommendations for CBAM ahead of ENVI committee vote

A well-designed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) can bolster climate ambition in the European Union and internationally. It can help slash emissions from the goods we produce and import, and can stimulate the demand and supply of green industrial products.  Ahead of their vote on the CBAM proposal on 17 May 2022, we urge members …

Open Letter: Time to vote for an EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) that works for climate and industrial transformation

In this joint letter, Carbon Market Watch, WWF, CAN Europe, the EEB and other environmental organisations call on the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) to vote for ambitious reforms to the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) that will ensure that the EU’s carbon market will benefit the climate and lead to sustainable industrial decarbonisation in Europe.