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Seven signs you know your carbon market

If you can answer these questions, you are on the ball. If not, it might be an idea to call your trader. 1. How did the price develop in the first half of the year and how is it expected … Continue reading

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Catch 22

Wikipedia tells us that the novel, Catch 22, is a general critique of bureaucratic operation and reasoning. We can only speculate about what Joseph Heller would have made of the bureaucratic operation and reasoning of the EU ETS. However for … Continue reading

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Back-loading and climate change politics

European climate politics are in a mire, deepened by last week’s rejection of the European Commission’s back-loading proposal.  To address this it is time to replace the current Commissioner for DG Climate Action with someone with more political ability and … Continue reading

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The European Parliament says no to back-loading

The plenary of the European Parliament has rejected backloading. Although the Commission has the right to table a new proposal, we see the chances for this very low before next year’s EU parliamentary elections, because the legal procedure of approving … Continue reading

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The symbolic role of the back-loading vote

On 17th April the European Parliament will vote on whether to give the European Commission authority to change the schedule of Phase 3 auctions. If the vote is positive the European Commission intends to withdraw from the auction schedule in … Continue reading

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