• EU agrees 'game-changing' carbon market expansion

    20 December 2022

    The EU has agreed a ground-breaking carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) alongside a deal to strengthen and expand its emissions trading system (ETS),...

  • Timmermans: We must be 'rational' on nuclear in the EU Taxonomy

    30 November 2021

    European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said the EU must be "rational" about whether to include nuclear power in its 'Taxonomy'...

  • Von der Leyen confirms EU ETS extension to buildings, transport

    23 April 2021

    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has confirmed plans to extend the scope of the EU carbon trading market to cover the road transport and buildings sectors, whilst another EU official suggested it may run alongside the existing scheme.

  • News round-up: EU offshore wind push, muni green project fund, sovereign ESG data set ... and more

    20 November 2020

    European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans encouraged EU member states to use funds from the €750 billion Next Generation EU fund to make targeted investments in the space to "unlock the necessary private financial flows" to power the expansion.