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EU presses China and US to act on climate

EU presses China and US to act on climate

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, whose country holds the rotating EU presidency, urged Tuesday the United States and China to undertake more efforts to fight climate change. “My message to President Obama as well as to the (American) Senate and Congress is: we need to prioritise climate, with the two degrees (of global temperature rise) […]

EU And US Woo China With Prospect Of Import Tax Cut On Green Goods

EU And US Woo China With Prospect Of Import Tax Cut On Green Goods

Talks to phase out tariffs intended to help get Beijing on board for Copenhagen climate treaty The US and European Union are hoping to forge a deal with China that would cut import duties on green goods as part of a bid to secure Beijing’s signature on any climate change treaty agreed at December’s Copenhagen […]

EU Emissions Trading Scheme In Turmoil After Poland Wins Right To Raise Carbon Cap

EU Emissions Trading Scheme In Turmoil After Poland Wins Right To Raise Carbon Cap

Carbon market faces months of uncertainty after controversial court decision sets precedent that could see six other countries raise their emission caps The price of carbon in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) slipped more than 2.5 per cent to €13.35 (£12.21) yesterday, after a European court overturned European Commission caps on the amount of […]

EU Firms Insist Carbon Caps Have Not Damaged Competitiveness

EU Firms Insist Carbon Caps Have Not Damaged Competitiveness

The EU’s high-profile emission trading scheme (ETS) has had “minimal” impact on businesses’ competitiveness and, in some cases, has delivered commercial benefits, according to nine of the largest companies affected by the cap-and-trade scheme. That is the conclusion of a report carried out by The Climate Group think-tank and commissioned by the German Marshall Fund […]

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