Category Archives: Climate change policy

COP20 in Lima, Peru – A summary

Delegations of 196 nations met from 1st to 12th December in Lima to work on the new global agreement on climate action. The discussions had two major results: An outline of the text to be adopted in 2015 in Paris … Continue reading

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Meet Vertis at the 3rd Emission Trading Summit in Warsaw!

Learn about future developments in the carbon market. Take the opportunity to discuss your trading strategy with us. CBE Polska is organizing an Emissions Trading Summit on 19th November 2014, in Warsaw. This is the third summit, and Vertis is … Continue reading

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Time to say goodbye! (to CP1 Kyoto credits)

According to Art. 11a 2 of the EU ETS Directive, Kyoto credits (CERs and ERUs) that were issued before 31st December 2012 for emission reductions for the period 2008-2012 (so-called CP1 credits) will lose their eligibility in the EU ETS … Continue reading

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Reforming the EU ETS

On the topic of reform of the EU ETS, there are three main issues: 1. The market stability reserve, 2. competitiveness and 3. overlapping policies Market stability reserve: the European Commission has proposed a mechanism for adjusting the supply of … Continue reading

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Back-loading: Light at the end of the tunnel?

At this time of year it is nice to think of the summer holidays. Many readers from Central Europe will know well the long summer drive down to the Croatian coast. There is that moment when you are going through … Continue reading

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