emissions trading

Making coal pricier is a cheaper way to cut Indian emissions than pushing renewables
Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector

Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in
India’s Gujarat state launches the world’s first programme to trade particulate air pollutant quotas

India’s Gujarat state launches the world’s first programme to trade particulate air pollutant quotas

There is a cap on the total amount of particulate matter that can be emitted.
Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis

Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate
Majority of  European firms have no CO2 reduction targets

Majority of European firms have no CO2 reduction targets

Only one in three firms have climate goals set to go beyond 2025, report findsMost European companies have no target for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions even though 80% see climate change as a
Trump on own administration's climate report: 'I don't believe it'

Trump on own administration's climate report: 'I don't believe it'

Administration has tried to downplay dire findings of the National Climate Assessment, released the day after ThanksgivingWhat the climate report tells us – part oneDonald Trump has told reporters he
Climate change 'will inflict substantial damages on US lives'

Climate change 'will inflict substantial damages on US lives'

US National Climate Assessment details climate change impactCurrent response to crisis is insufficient, authors say Climate change is already harming Americans’ lives with “substantial damages” set to
California vows to 'fight this stupidity' as EPA moves to scrap clean car rules

California vows to 'fight this stupidity' as EPA moves to scrap clean car rules

Governor Jerry Brown calls administration’s proposal to weaken Obama-era emissions rules ‘reckless’ and a ‘betrayal’The Trump administration has moved to weaken US vehicle emissions standards and has
Brexit Bulletin: White Paper Day

Brexit Bulletin: White Paper Day

Today in Brexit: The U.K. is set to finally publish detailed proposals for its future trading relationship with the EU.​​​​​​
U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in Brexit Plan

U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in Brexit Plan

The U.K. seeks to strike new trade deals for services around the world as part of a Brexit plan that will tie its goods to European Union rules in a bid to preserve open customs borders with the bloc.
If You Want to Change the World, You Need the Kids

If You Want to Change the World, You Need the Kids

Bill Drayton is fostering the “skill that society is desperate for” by raising a generation of supersocial entrepreneurs.
China aims to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions through trading scheme

China aims to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions through trading scheme

Heavily polluting power plants across China will now have to choose between paying for their emissions or cleaning up their actThe world’s biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, China, has launched the
Brexit Bulletin: Breakthrough in Danger

Brexit Bulletin: Breakthrough in Danger

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EU Reaches First Brexit Compromise in Carbon Market Plan

EU Reaches First Brexit Compromise in Carbon Market Plan

The European Union and the U.K. reached the first compromise on Brexit in vote on a contingency plan for the world’s biggest emissions market.
Juncker's Swiss Visit Yields Dividend in Bid to Anchor EU Ties

Juncker's Swiss Visit Yields Dividend in Bid to Anchor EU Ties

The European Union’s bid to streamline its intricate relationship with Switzerland got a boost on Thursday with a pledge to settle unresolved issues by early next year.
Swiss Get Juncker House Call as EU Seeks to Anchor Economic Ties

Swiss Get Juncker House Call as EU Seeks to Anchor Economic Ties

The European Union’s attempt to streamline its complicated relationship with Switzerland may get a boost on Thursday.
In the Country Where Coal Is King, a Battle With the EU Looms

In the Country Where Coal Is King, a Battle With the EU Looms

The buzzword in the Brussels energy and climate bubble is 450, a number that is dividing European Union lawmakers and making coal-dependent Poland fume over upcoming reforms to the world’s biggest