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EU Market: EUAs dip for a 2.2% weekly loss as Brexit uncertainty continues

Published 19:20 on March 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:37 on March 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices eased back on Friday in relatively calm trade that remains stifled by uncertainty over how and when Britain might leave the EU carbon market.

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Germany, Italy help EU reach ‘two-thirds complete’ mark in 2019 free EUA allocations

Published 18:53 on March 15, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:53 on March 15, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU member states have handed out a further 57 million free carbon allowances over the past fortnight, with Germany and Italy accounting for the bulk of that.

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EU Market: EUAs lift as no-deal Brexit fears diminish, though sinking gas weighs

Published 20:14 on March 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:18 on March 14, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EUAs climbed on Thursday as the immediate prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit faded, though prices remain pinned by uncertainty over Britain’s EU divorce, with cheaper gas also weighing.

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EU Parliament piles pressure on leaders to take ambitious line on bloc’s 2050 climate strategy

Published 17:10 on March 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 17:10 on March 14, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The full EU Parliament on Thursday urged EU leaders to frame a more ambitious 2050 bloc-wide climate strategy and for Brussels to propose legislation to raise the bloc’s 2030 emission goal.

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RWE moves ahead on hedging, as emissions fall 10.5% in 2018

Published 11:59 on March 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:39 on March 14, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

German utility RWE advanced its hedging position steadily over the quarter to leave it slightly ahead of where it was a year ago, the company said in its full-year results on Thursday.

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Compliance buying to lift EU carbon prices above €30 in second half of 2019 -analysts

Published 11:41 on March 14, 2019  /  Last updated at 12:01 on March 14, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

EU carbon allowances will rise to record highs during the second half of the year, analysts said, but not before prices muddle along within their current trading range through the rest of H1 2019.

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EU Market: EUAs continue to vacillate as traders await Brexit progress

Published 20:40 on March 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 20:53 on March 13, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon ended steady on Wednesday after hitting a one-week low below €22, as many traders remained on the sidelines awaiting more developments in the Brexit brouhaha.

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Netherlands government buckles on CO2 tax as advisors flag climate plan shortfall

Published 20:24 on March 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 21:34 on March 13, 2019  /  Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The Dutch government has vowed to introduce a carbon tax for companies, caving to pressure to force more climate costs onto business after advisers said its draft plan for meeting 2030 emission targets will fall short.

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UK to consult on mandating travel providers to offer passengers “genuinely additional” offsets

Published 14:17 on March 13, 2019  /  Last updated at 14:17 on March 13, 2019  /  Aviation, Carbon Taxes, EMEA, EU ETS, International, REDD, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The UK is considering forcing all transportation providers to offer “genuinely additional” carbon offsets to give passengers more opportunity to achieve carbon neutral travel, the government announced Wednesday.

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Luxembourg court confirms EU ruling that state can reclaim ArcelorMittal’s unused EUAs

Published 21:48 on March 12, 2019  /  Last updated at 22:26 on March 12, 2019  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A Luxembourg court has confirmed an EU ruling that its government can reclaim without compensation carbon allowances given to steelmaker ArcelorMittal to cover emissions at a shuttered plant.

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