Berichten in category 'Energie- & klimaatbeleid'

  • Enabling true sustainability with a Circular Economy

    The ratified Paris Agreement of COP21 marked a turning point with unprecedented pledges from world leaders to reach ambitious climate change goals. The focus at COP 22 in Morocco was and over the next few years will be on critical and immediate action. To achieve these ambitious climate goals, we ne...
    Geplaatst 02-02-2017 Door: Preeti Srivastav Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • The EU ETS review – current state of play

    The review process of the European carbon market (EU ETS) is in full swing. Right in time before Christmas, the members of the Environment committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament voted in favour of a more ambitious post-2020 market set-up as compared to the European Commission’s proposal publish...
    Geplaatst 16-12-2016 Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • How can business contribute to climate targets in a profitable way?

    Making the Paris Agreement a reality The annual Conference of the Parties (COP) is a multi-faced animal. On the one hand, there are the formal negotiations where, since this year, details of the implementation of the Paris Agreement are discussed in seemingly endless meetings resulting in slow progress on the key items conferred. This ...
    Geplaatst 22-11-2016 Door: Maarten Neelis Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Germany adopts climate action plan for 2050

    Taking account of the Paris Agreement This blog post was written by Marcus Ferdinand and Moritz Schäfer.  On 14 November, the German cabinet approved its Climate Action Plan 2050 (“Klimaschutzplan 2050”) after several rounds of political wrangling between ministers just in time for German Environment Minister Hendricks to present it at...
    Geplaatst 21-11-2016 Door: Moritz Schäfer Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Cut climate costs through carbon market cooperation

    New State and Trends Report of Carbon Pricing This blog post was written by Richard Zechter, Climate Change World Bank, Noémie Klein, Ecofys and John Ward, Vivid Economics.  This year’s State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report, launched recently in Vietnam, includes the first deep dive analysis of the carbon pricing initiatives of countries’...
    Geplaatst 21-10-2016 Door: Noémie Klein Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • How to bring investments in line with a 2°C scenario?

    Setting science-based targets and defining 2°C investment criteria This blog post was written by Giel Linthorst and Wouter Meinderstma, climate strategy experts at Ecofys. Financial institutions play an important role in limiting global warming to well below 2°C. On the one hand, they should divest from carbon intensive technologies like fossil fuels, inefficient ...
    Geplaatst 13-06-2016 Door: Giel Linthorst Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Taking carbon from the atmosphere

    The dust is beginning to settle after Paris and the focus is now on implementation but one of the interesting questions to arise is what is needed to reach a 1.5°C target. What all the scenarios say is that you not only need to stop emitting carbon but you also need to have something that takes carb...
    Geplaatst 20-04-2016 Door: Ann Gardiner Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • What’s new about Paris

    Role of the private sector to become much more important A lot has been said about how national climate efforts under the Paris Climate Agreement will usher in a new energy future, but few have noticed another important change that COP21 heralds: for the first time non-state actors will start playing a prominent role in climate action, write Rolf de Vos a...
    Geplaatst 13-01-2016 Door: Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • Never a dull moment: Supporting the EU ETS phase IV development

    About half a decade ago, EU ETS specialists at Ecofys came together reflecting on the end of a hectic period of EU ETS phase III development. Via an intense exercise, the benchmark based allocation approach was developed for the Commission. Member States  and companies were trained in using the meth...
    Geplaatst 11-01-2016 Door: Maarten Neelis Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0
  • What Paris is likely to deliver

    Prospects look bright for the Paris Climate Summit. The sole fact that this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP) will start with the government leaders meeting instead of finishing with it, is promising, writes Rolf de Vos. If the more than 80 world leaders who will gather in Paris, including Obam...
    Geplaatst 24-11-2015 Door: Categorie: Energie- & klimaatbeleid Reacties: 0