Carbon tariffs: Government confirms it is to consult on carbon border adjustment mechanism

The British government is to formally consult on proposals designed to tackle so-called ‘carbon leakage’, as policymakers in the UK, EU, and US step up efforts to stop intensive carbon companies responding to higher carbon prices and tightening climate regulations by relocating to jurisdications with more lax policy regimes. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of … Read more

'Historic decision': MEPs vote to end sale of petrol and diesel cars, but challenges remain for EU climate plans

A day of high drama in Brussels ended with a huge boost to efforts to phase out petrol and diesel cars and a row over reforms to the EU’s emissions trading scheme The scale of the divisions in Brussels over the future direction of the EU’s climate strategy were laid bare yesterday by a fractious … Read more