UK carbon pricing after Brexit

After Brexit, the UK should aim to remain within the EU ETS. If that is not possible, the UK should implement a carbon tax rather than a standalone UK ETS.

How to optimise the EU ETS transition funds?

Member States have a choice about where to transfer their EU ETS allowances – this briefing shows the Modernisation Fund is best for the climate & Member States

Just Transition or Just Talk?

Draft National Energy and Climate Plans reveal the EU countries planning to stick with coal power beyond 2030

Carbon Limbo

Brexit has frozen UK participation in the ETS – we estimate that the UK government will forgo at least €1.3 billion in auction revenue this year

NEW DATA: EU ETS emissions fall 4% as wind & solar replace coal generation

Hard coal emissions fell by 9% in 2018, down 40% since 2012.

Lignite emissions fell only 3% in 2018, and are now higher than hard coal emissions.

Halfway There

Existing policies put Europe on track for emission cuts of at least 50% by 2030

Tracking the European Union Emissions Trading System carbon market price day-by-day.
Closing ECX EUA Futures prices, Continuous Contract #1. Non-adjusted price based on spot-month continuous contract calculations. Raw data from ICE via Quandl.

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