Latest European Union Emission Trading Scheme Stories

2006-05-12 09:13:22

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2006-05-12 08:44:55

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Carbon dioxide emissions from top EU polluter Germany fell 26.3 million tonnes short of levels permitted under the bloc's trading scheme, an EU Web site said on Friday, sending carbon prices to a one-year low.

2006-04-17 06:34:10

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's carbon dioxide emissions rose 47.87 percent between 1990 and 2004, over two percentage points higher than an earlier calculation, the Environment Ministry said on Monday.

2006-04-06 05:26:11

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union regulators said on Thursday they were taking legal action against several EU member states for failing to apply four of the 25-nation bloc's climate change laws.

2006-03-20 23:15:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain cannot ignore recent, international climate change agreements as it struggles to meet its domestic carbon emission targets, a government official told a Reuters conference on climate change and investment.

2006-02-22 06:56:36

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission on Wednesday rejected plans by Britain to increase the level of pollution heavy industry can pump out under a European Union trading scheme. The Commission said it rejected the revised plan on procedural grounds.

2006-02-08 13:55:00

The United States must take steps now to fight global warming, including working with other nations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a major U.S. think tank said on Wednesday.

2005-11-23 06:15:00

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain will be allowed to propose more lenient limits on pollution from industry after a top European Union court ruled on Wednesday in its favor in a legal battle with the European Commission.

2005-11-09 08:18:46

FRANKFURT, Nov 9 (Reuters ) - The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Wednesday that quotas restricting industrial carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union between 2008 and 2012 should be tightened to bring more effective climate protection.

2005-09-29 11:52:33

By Jeff Mason BRUSSELS (Reuters) - International airlines and the United States are giving a cool reception to the European Union's plans to bring aviation into its greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme.

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