• Analysts bullish on EUAs in 2019, despite hard Brexit threat

    04 January 2019

    EU carbon allowance (EUA) prices are expected in 2019 to build on the extraordinary gains they made last year, despite the danger of a 'hard Brexit' disrupting the market, analysts have predicted.

  • EU carbon update, 16 July 2018

    16 July 2018

    There is no compelling fundamental reason for the EUA price to move significantly in either direction, but technical analysis continues to favour further gains, says Louis Redshaw.

  • Stern calls for $40 - $80 carbon price by 2020

    13 December 2017

    Influential economist Nicholas Stern said the price of carbon must rise sharply if the world is to limit global warming in line with the ambitions set out in the Paris Agreement on climate change.

  • Rebooting the carbon markets

    28 September 2017

    Across the globe, regulators are doubling down on their commitment to carbon trading, despite recent market setbacks. Graham Cooper reports

  • EU ETS needs further reform to prevent drastic price falls

    04 January 2017

    Ambitious reform is urgently needed to rescue the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) from further falls in prices, which some analysts warn could sink as low as €2.50 ($2.60) a tonne by the end of 2017.

  • 90 steps forward, two steps back

    17 August 2016

    With the flagship markets of the EU and California in difficulties, advocates of carbon trading are pinning their hopes on a slew of new markets, particularly China and Canada. Graham Cooper reports

  • EU carbon allowances set for a volatile year

    19 January 2016

    The EU carbon market looks set for a wild ride this year, with analysts forecasting a 39% rise in the price of EU Allowances (EUAs) by 31 December after a 19% fall in the first two weeks.

  • EU carbon market weekly update - 29 June 2015

    29 June 2015

    After modest gains last week, EU allowance prices are most likely to move sideways in the next few days, says Louis Redshaw.

  • ETS reform could see carbon price treble by 2020, say analysts

    06 May 2015

    The price of EU emission allowances (EUAs) could rise to more than €20 ($22.5) by 2020 from their current level of about €7.5, as a result of an agreement to curb the excess supply of allowances, analysts said.

  • Czech Republic switches sides in 'major' breakthrough for EU carbon

    01 May 2015

    EU nations have agreed to back an early start for the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) in a major step forward for floundering carbon market.