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Financing Europe’s green transition

Financing Europe’s green transition

This was a critical week for ensuring the European Union takes a more ambitious approach to the low-carbon energy transition.  The European Commission unveiled a €1 trillion investment plan to fight climate change on Tuesday.  The Commission proposals would dedicate around a quarter of the EU budget to the task.  The proposal has already had … Continue reading

Rules on how to prevent double counting of emissions reductions by both the country selling and buying carbon credits is having impact on 2015 Paris climate agreement

Rules on how to prevent double counting of emissions reductions by both the country selling and buying carbon credits is having impact on 2015 Paris climate agreement

The low-carbon energy transition is complicated and setting the rules for countries to follow is not a simple task. Frank Jotzo, Director, at the Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University; Lambert Schneider, Research coordinator for international climate policy, Öko-Institut; and Maosheng Duan, professor at Tsinghua University write … Continue reading