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Paul Manning Speaks at Hazmat Management Magazine's Remediation Technology Seminar

I was delighted to to join the roster of speakers at  Hazmat Management Magazines’ Remediation Technology Seminar at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga today., 196 more words


Additional actions in EUETS sectors can reduce cumulative emissions

It is often claimed that additional actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in sectors covered by the EUETS are ineffective because total emissions are set by the level of the cap.  2,123 more words

Climate Change Policy

It is a subsidy, in a sector that likes to think it was weaned off subsides in the 1980s. - Brian Fallow. 

If you own a car or a truck, you pay a price on the carbon dioxide emissions from its exhaust pipe. But if you own cows or sheep, the emissions of methane when they belch or nitrous oxide when they urinate are exempt under the emissions trading scheme. 74 more words

Greenhouse Warming

The EUETS and the need for price floors (and maybe soft ceilings)

Standard objections to introducing price containment mechanisms into the EUETS carry little weight.  It’s time to give price containment more serious consideration.

With the price of allowances in the EUETS currently down at around €4/tCO2 the question of whether direct price containment (price floors and ceilings) should be introduced has naturally been the subject of renewed debate, especially in the light of the French proposal earlier this year to introduce a price corridor. 1,401 more words

Climate Change Policy

Reflecting reality in the EUETS Phase 4 cap

The cap for Phase 4 of the EUETS, which runs from 2021 to 2030, needs to start at a level that matches the reality of emissions in 2020, rather than starting where the Phase 3 cap finishes.    1,020 more words

Climate Change Policy

Ontario passes the the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act

In our post on February 4, 2016: Ontario introduces new climate change legislation we reported the Ontario Government’s introduction of  the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act.  211 more words


Carbon taxes, emissions trading and electricity prices: making sense of the scare campaigns

Dylan McConnell, University of Melbourne

Yet again, electricity prices are set to be a key point of contention in an Australian federal election.

The Coalition responded quickly to Labor’s election commitment to an… 1,304 more words