Unpopular among the bloc’s trading partners, countries are seeking exemptions to the carbon levy, as Brussels hints alternatives to pricing may be considered to dodge
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The European Union (EU) and China announced sweeping plans this week to dramatically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to slow the pace of climate change. Many scientists say the
China expects trading to commence on its long awaited national carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) this month, and sources aware of the plans expect a launch ceremony to be held on Friday.
Fossil fuel subsidies persist despite the climate crisis. They distort the energy market by keeping fossil fuel prices artificially low. Removing these subsidies must be accompanied by social programmes that will reduce the impact on the poorest household.
China will launch a nationwide carbon emissions trading scheme for the electricity sector in July, the cabinet said on 7 July. The launch of the
The Informal Dialogue on Plastics Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade currently has 16 co-sponsors. Ambassador Chad Blackman of Barbados, one of the Dialogue’s co-coordinators,
There is growing attention on the concept of carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs), a hypothetical form of trade restriction intended to deal with “carbon leakage”:
Those who bear a disproportionate share of a carbon tax will mobilise against it … unless they are given reason not to In his classic
There is only one month left to fine-tune possible agreements for governments to stop funding overfishing
P4G Seoul Summit unites world leaders for inclusive green recovery, serves as stepping stone for next climate COP
P4G Seoul Summit wrapped up on May 31, proclaiming global inclusive green growth in Seoul Declaration. The Summit called for global cooperation in climate change response;