The burden of emissions reductions imposed by the EU carbon market has fallen mostly on the power sector, but, as emissions targets deepen, this will have to change. Are Europe’s industrial emitters ready?
The European Commission had an opportunity to put its money where its mouth is on making free trade compatible with climate goals – but the strategy unveiled this month is not a game changer.
As MEPs and governments thrash out the details of the Just Transition Fund, it is important they ensure the fund helps deliver on the target of a 55% cut in emissions by 2030.
A Biden victory would be a relief for climate campaigners worldwide. But would it be a game changer for global efforts?
New technologies and an eagerness from oil and gas majors to tackle methane leakage mean an EU strategy aimed at tackling the issue is well-timed.
Campaigners and the EU’s former climate commissioner say it’s time to scrap gas and power companies’ role in crafting regulations.