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MSR: State of play

What happened since we last wrote about the MSR in June? Both the Council and MEPs within the European Parliament’s political groups have been actively discussing the reform of the EU ETS as suggested by the European Commission back in … Continue reading

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The possible outcomes for aviation in the EU ETS

At the end of 2012 the European Commission suddenly announced its “stop the clock” policy.  Under this amendment to the EU ETS, flights which started or finished in the EU but the other end of which was outside the EU … Continue reading

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What happens if the 2013 free allocation does not happen before 30th April 2014

There is a risk that certain member states will be unable to issue the 2013 free allocation before the 2013 compliance deadline of 30th April 2014.  There is a greater risk that the 2014 free allocation will not be issued … Continue reading

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The European Commission’s proposal for temporary restriction of EUA supply

Two days earlier than expected, on 12th November, the European Commission published its proposal for temporarily cutting the supply of allowances in the EU ETS in order to boost the EUA price. Originally the Commission presented three back-loading options: 400 … Continue reading

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