Latest European Union Emission Trading Scheme Stories

2010-05-27 11:43:00

Case Referred to European Court of Justice WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organization for the leading U.S.

2010-05-26 07:21:00

LONDON and JOHANNESBURG, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is set to become the world's first gold mining company to sell Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs), the financial securities used to trade carbon emissions. Gold Fields will derive the CERs from the capture of methane gas at its Beatrix Gold Mine in South Africa's Free State province.

2010-05-05 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Trayport Limited, the leading provider of multi-asset broker trading solutions, today announced its GlobalVision Broker Trading system will be used by CarbonDesk.

2010-04-28 07:59:00

PARIS and LONDON, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Now Ready to Process Applications From Airlines and Business Aviation Operators VerifAvia, the first EU Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) verification body dedicated to the aviation sector, announced today its readiness to process applications from airlines and business aviation operators for pre-verification and verification audits.

2010-04-01 09:39:00

LONDON, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The recession made emissions from industrial plants included in the EU's emissions trading system (ETS) plunge by 11% in 2009. Overall, the EU handed out more free carbon allowances than were actually needed for plants to comply with their 2009 emissions.

2009-09-30 13:00:00

Delegates at UN climate talks in Bangkok on Tuesday were urged to include plans to reward nations for saving their forests in any deal on global warming.

2009-08-04 05:31:00

LONDON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase II of the European Union Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and the global economic downturn have commenced around the same time. The most affected industries had to undergo production cuts and significant layoffs in an effort to reduce their costs.

2009-04-14 01:30:00

LONDON, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a short-term reduction, electricity prices are estimated to rise by 10 - 15% in 2013, following the tightening of restrictions on emissions levels.

2008-09-26 15:00:38

GENEVA, September 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercuria Energy Trading S.A. of Switzerland has won an auction by the Sao Paulo Municipal Government in Brazil of 713,000 certified emission reduction (CER) credits, representing 713,000 tons of CO2 equivalent.

2008-09-11 06:00:31

Phase I of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme saw some of the heaviest polluting countries - such as Poland - reap windfall profits following the over-allocation of free carbon credits.

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