Carbon Credit Pricing

The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) “The EU ETS is the largest multi-country, multi-sector greenhouse gas emissions trading system in the world.” – Included within this system is over 11,000 power-stations and industrial plants across the EU – with 1,000 or so of these within the UK itself. These are not limited to …

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Net Zero For Kids

Net zero means the balance between how much greenhouse gas we add to the environment and what is taken away. It’s when, for example, no more than 10 gallons of water are pumped into a lake or river per minute but at least 15 gallons flow out each minute. In this case, the process could …

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EUA Carbon Trading Scheme

The EU ETS – The Basics  The EU ETS (Emissions trading system) works on the fundamental basis of ‘cap and trade’. To put it simply, there is a limit placed on the total greenhouse gas emissions allowed for participants within the EU ETS which is then converted into tradeable permits (credits). These can almost be thought of as ‘tradeable allowances’. These allowances certify the holder to release a specific amount of emissions.  …

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