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HR32JY Emissionshandel / emission trade

Q&A: Will the reformed EU Emissions Trading System raise carbon prices?

In July 2003, at a series of meetings in Brussels and Strasbourg, EU lawmakers adopted an Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to help combat climate... Read More

North Sea oil platforms, shot from the shore, moored in Cromarty Firth, Scotland. Defocused wild flowers in the foreground, growing on the shore

Spring Budget 2017: key climate and energy announcements

Philip Hammond, the UK's chancellor, has delivered his first – and last – spring budget, with a speech to parliament that was light on content... Read More

Orange electric car on charge, London, England, UK

Autumn statement 2016: Key climate and energy announcements

There were high hopes that today's autumn statement, the Treasury's second set of budgetary announcements for the year, would provide clarity on a... Read More

Electric meter

Factcheck: The carbon floor price and household energy bills

Not long ago, barely a week went by without newspaper headlines about household energy bills. There was Ed Miliband's price freeze and David Cameron's... Read More

One of London's financial districts including the Gherkin.

London imports climate change risks, warns capital's Economy Committee

Updated at 14:55 with a response from a spokesman for the Mayor of London. ... Read More

Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament

Budget 2015: Key climate and energy announcements

A £910m blow to renewable energy firms and an end to a road tax incentive for lower-carbon cars were among the climate and energy announcements in... Read More

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Carbon pricing schemes climb to $50bn, despite Australian backtracking

The value of carbon pricing schemes rose to $50 billion in 2015, according to a new assessment by the World Bank. ... Read More

Inside the cooling tower in power station

Limiting global warming to 1.5C is still possible, say scientists

It's still technically possible to limit global warming to below 1.5C this century, according to new research published in Nature Climate Change. ... Read More

UK must reform climate policies to become global leader, say economists

A steep reduction in UK emissions over the last two decades disguises a number of ineffective government policies, argues a new report from the London... Read More

Is BP's shareholder resolution really an "activist victory"?

Climate campaigners celebrated on Thursday as 98% of shareholders backed a resolution forcing BP to come clean about the impact that climate change... Read More

An eco village with solar panels, UK

Five ways the UK's electricity grid is changing

The rapid increase in UK solar power capacity will help the electricity grid to experience record lows in peak demand this summer, the National Grid... Read More

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