Sweden’s plans may act as a catalyst for other markets to follow suit
SUPPORT POLICIES Sweden’s plan to count consumption-based emissions requires supporting policies to reduce demand for high emitting products
SET AN EXAMPLE Other countries considering similar packages will watch Sweden’s progress closely
KEY QUOTE There is a very strong fairness argument to shift the current logic on its head and place the burden of mitigation on consumers—after all, demand for such products is what ultimately drives their production ...
An interconnected transmission grid in Europe would result in lower prices and greater levels of clean energy. But several nations are falling behind on export capacity leading to some member states looking beyond the Union’s borders
Facing the prospect of huge bills for emissions allowances by 2030, cement companies must act now to accelerate the decarbonisation of the industry, says Fleming Voetmann at FLSmidth
Government budgets are hooked on fossil-fuel derived tax revenues. Making the break is tough.
Better methodologies for allocating responsibility for carbon emissions would spark greater effort from underperformers
A Nordic broker has launched a new product aiming to ensure that renewable energy certificates known as Guarantees of Origin actually lead to additional clean power
Case study: The breathless furore around blockchain has died down but in some ways, the technology is still supporting the energy transition. Carbon-conscious buyers and sellers can use a distributed ledger to track where the electricity they use comes from