Parliament’s ETS compromise accused of being ‘reckless’

MEPs and stakeholders criticise the “reckless” dismantling of the aviation emissions trading scheme (ETS) as parliament adopts the trilogue agreement.

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Controversial ‘backloading’ proposal rejected by MEPs

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The European parliament has rejected proposals for ‘backloading’ to postpone the auctioning of 900 million carbon allowances for 2013-2015, in a bid to help boost the price of ‘polluters permits’.

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Mixed reactions following ETS ‘backloading’ vote

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Commission proposals to amend the emissions trading scheme (ETS) are back in the balance following parliament’s environment committee vote in favour of ‘backloading’.

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Emissions trading scheme: Kayleigh Lewis

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With crumbling carbon markets and the recent rejection of backloading, the EU’s emissions trading scheme finds itself at a crossroads. Kayleigh Lewis reports

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