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Ben Garside

Germany, UK to keep pushing for early carbon market reform

Oct 27 2014

LONDON Germany and Britain will continue to push for earlier reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) than proposed by Brussels, both governments said after analysts suggested a deal last week by European leaders would prevent a swift start.

Britain targets 2017 for start of European carbon market reforms

Oct 20 2014

LONDON Britain wants reforms to Europe's Emissions Trading System (ETS) to start from 2017, four years earlier than proposed, hoping to tackle the scheme's massive oversupply and boost investment in clean technologies.

West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

Oct 01 2014

LONDON Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change.

West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

Oct 01 2014

LONDON Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change.

UK judge rules Barclays breached client trust in carbon deal

Sep 25 2014

LONDON Barclays has settled a lawsuit with London trading firm CF Partners after a judge found that the British bank had misused confidential information during its acquisition of a Swedish carbon trading company.

UK judge rules Barclays breached client trust in carbon deal

Sep 25 2014

LONDON, Sept 25 Barclays has settled a lawsuit with London trading firm CF Partners after a judge found that the British bank had misused confidential information during its acquisition of a Swedish carbon trading company.

Lawmakers to test EU's five billion euro carbon permit giveaway

Sep 16 2014

LONDON European lawmakers will vote next week on whether to force Brussels officials to rethink giving billions of euros worth of carbon allowances away for free to heavy industries, after a senior Green member lodged an objection.

EU nations make little headway on carbon market reforms

Sep 09 2014

LONDON European Union nations have given broad support to a proposal to reform the bloc's Emissions Trading System (ETS) but talks ended on Monday having made little headway on details needed to advance the bill, three EU sources said.

U.N. chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

Sep 04 2014

LONDON/WASHINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment.

U.N. chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

Sep 04 2014

LONDON/WASHINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment.

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