Author: Alessandro Vitelli
Renewables surge in European power mix
30 June 2020
Wind and solar energy generation have increased even though total energy demand has fallen during the pandemic
EU sticks to its Green Deal guns
3 June 2020
The bloc’s latest budget revision has linked a post-Covid recovery fund to its cleaner energy vision
CO2 shrugs off the Covid-19 slump
28 May 2020
Future policy assumptions support the EU ETS after initial hit
EU’s Green Deal threatens seismic shift
28 February 2020
Proposals to achieve net zero promise to turn bloc’s economy upside down
Carbon price faces volatility
30 January 2020
Unclear regulatory and energy outlooks cloud the EU ETS carbon market picture
US states continue to lead on climate
22 January 2020
Resistance is growing to federal unwinding of US environmental protections, while states are increasingly determined to take action
COP markets failure may see UN by-passed
17 January 2020
Independent efforts may gather their own momentum after deadlock in Madrid
Carbon price drives generating fuel switch
8 August 2019
Coal pays for its greater carbon intensity in a rising European CO2 price environment
Cheap gas stalls EU's carbon price revival
25 April 2019
A slump in gas prices has contributed to the denting of the previous rally in carbon prices
COP fudges market mechanisms
11 February 2019
UN climate talks shy away from key implementation issue
Carbon market faces Brexit deal or no-deal conundrum
8 February 2019
Brexit uncertainty leaves carbon market and climate policy hanging fire
Record volatility roils EU carbon markets
18 September 2018
Traders are focused on the impact of Market Stability Reserve measures due to be introduced from 2019 to 2023
EU carbon prices rocket
7 September 2018
After languishing at record lows since the onset of the global financial crisis in 2011, Europe’s carbon market has burst into life
UK's unclear post-Brexit emissions strategy
23 March 2018
The shape of future EU carbon trading hangs in the balance
Greens take root
2 February 2018
The momentum towards climate-change action is building, in defiance of White House policies
Climate change's devilish detail
19 December 2017
In the absence of the US, developing countries stepped forward at COP23, as progress on the “Paris rulebook” inched ahead
Carbon permits: The burning issue
23 November 2017
Carbon floor price or free market? Europe's debate shows no signs of calming
The other damaging glut
2 October 2017
Emissions-trading systems have suffered from an oversupply of permits. Regulators are trying to fix that and show the mechanisms can still work
We won't always have Paris
2 October 2017
The climate pact can just about cope without Donald Trump's America, say its supporters. Others aren’t so sanguine
Red Washington, greener states
26 June 2017
Market forces will keep hurting coal, strengthening gas and supporting renewables—whatever Trump thinks about climate science
Fringe engines
19 June 2017
Natural gas and fuel cell vehicles are not growing as quickly as EVs, for good reasons
EVs supercharged incentives
12 June 2017
If governments want more EVs, they’ll have to pay consumers to buy them and manufacturers to make them—at least for now
Electric vehicles—the great unknown
12 June 2017
Forecasters agree that EVs will hurt oil demand—but on the size of the impact consensus is scant
Prudence in a changing climate
13 March 2017
Big oil is starting to invest in renewable energy before it is too late
Reaching net-zero carbon
13 March 2017
Are renewables up to the task set by the Paris Agreement?
We'll always have Paris
7 December 2016
Putting last year's climate deal into action will be the main theme of 2017
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