Antonin Pottier, a young researcher in economics at MINES Paris Tech, is highly critical in his published work of what he says is the excessive importance given to single carbon price. EURACTIV’s partner La Tribune reports.
The EU’s Climate Commissioner has said that the bloc will do all it can to overcome Poland's refusal to sign the Doha Amendment, which represents the second part of the pre-2020 Kyoto Protocol. EURACTIV France reports.
Director of the European Climate Foundation Laurence Tubiana insists there needs to be a joint debate about which carbon emissions scenario Europe wants to be in by the mid-century. EURACTIV Spain reports.
EXCLUSIVE/ European Union countries exploited loopholes in United Nations forestry rules to pocket carbon credits worth €600 million and the equivalent of global-warming emissions from 114 million cars.
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland told EURACTIV’s partner El País – Planeta Futuro that public awareness and civil society action is equally important as political commitment in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030.
Over 100 governments are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change at a ceremony in New York on Friday (22 April), highlighting international support in the fight against global warming. But ratifying the deal will require more time, write Klaus Dingwerth and Jörn Richert.
The Paris climate deal is a tremendous, historic achievement. For the first time since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, the world has been able to agree on a common path to fight climate change, writes Jim Currie.
With 8,000 projects in developing countries, the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is still clinging to life. But the Paris agreement might spell the end for the ineffective system. EURACTIV France reports.
Poland's new conservative president on Tuesday (27 October) refused to endorse an amendment to the United Nation's Kyoto Protocol that would require the coal-dependent EU country to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
A pivotal question has split world powers along unfamiliar lines as they haggle over how to avert catastrophic global warming: Should they set a goal of entirely eliminating carbon-belching industries?