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More cash for EU industry, eastern states in 2030 climate goals- draft

More cash for EU industry, eastern states in 2030 climate goals- draft

LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Big emitting industries and poorer eastern member states in the European Union could get tens of billions of euros in additional funds next decade to help them meet the bloc’s 2030 energy and climate goals, a draft EU document showed.


EU carbon prices edge higher as buyers return

LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - European carbon prices edged higher on Monday after buyers returned to the market following a quiet August to absorb an increase in supply from government auctions of carbon permits.


China's national carbon market to start in 2016 -official

BEIJING, Aug 31 (Reuters) - China plans to roll out its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, an official said Sunday, adding that the government is close to finalising rules for what will be the world's biggest emissions trading scheme.

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    Paris 2015 - will the Climate Potluck be low-carbon enough?

    In this report we construct three global emissions scenarios based upon possible outcomes of the 2015 climate summit in Paris. We find that none of our scenarios is likely to achieve the international goal of limiting global warming to two degrees. Global emissions reductions would need to be at least one and a half times greater than Europe's 2030 proposal to stay within the two degree carbon budget this century.

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  • 05 Aug 14

    Siphoning gas from California’s cap-and-trade program

    While we think recent proposals to delay or remove the inclusion of transportation fuels do not have sufficient political backing to be successful, we can examine the price impact this action would have. Delaying the inclusion of gasoline to 2018 would only slightly lower the relative shortage in the market, so that allowances prices would be only modestly impacted. Exempting gasoline through 2020, however, would result in a market oversupplied with allowances through 2020 which would lead to significant downward price pressure on allowances relative to the current situation.

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