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Latest European Union Emission Trading Scheme Stories

2008-08-18 06:00:28

AMSTERDAM, August 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SANE (Sustainable Aviation Network Europe) organises on 1 September the conference "Sustainable Aviation: Sound and Climate in Perspective' in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2008-08-05 12:00:59

The bureaucrats that run the European Union's day-to-day business aren't known for taking risks. Yet back in 2005, when they devised the EU Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme [EU ETS], these pencil pushers gambled that a cap-and-trade scheme would help cut the EU's carbon dioxide emissions.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

The recent dip in crude oil prices, firming coal prices and the sustained hot weather front across Europe have all exerted negative pressures on carbon prices.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

Phase I of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme delivered increased electricity prices, sub-optimal carbon abatement and windfall profits for power generators. The potential for more abuse of the mechanism is extremely high in phase II.

2008-07-15 12:00:54

WORCESTER, MA, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Energy Solutions, Inc.

2006-05-20 11:02:21

ILLMITZ, Austria (Reuters) - Germany intends to stick with its 2008-2012 carbon dioxide emissions trading plan, despite the recent fall in carbon prices, Germany's environment minister said on Saturday.

2006-05-15 02:55:05

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in 2005 were 44 million tonnes below a quota of 1.829 billion tonnes under the European Union's carbon trading scheme, the European Commission said on Monday.

2006-05-15 02:35:00

By Gerard Wynn BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in 2005 were 44 million tonnes below a quota of 1.829 billion tonnes under the European Union's carbon trading scheme, the European Commission said on Monday.

2006-05-12 13:48:20

By Gerard Wynn COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Most EU members undershot their limits for greenhouse gas emissions last year, accidentally leaked data showed on Friday, suggesting the bloc had been far too generous in handing out permits to pollute.

2006-05-12 12:42:14

By Gerard Wynn COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Most EU members undershot their limits for greenhouse gas emissions last year, accidentally leaked data showed on Friday, suggesting the bloc had been far too generous in handing out permits to pollute.


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