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Susanna Twidale

Britain must change how land is used to meet climate goal: advisers

23 Jan 2020

LONDON Britons should plant many more trees, eat less meat, cut food waste and restore peatlands if the country is to meet its climate target of reaching net zero emissions by 2050, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday.

France's Engie hands UK home energy customers to challenger Octopus

20 Jan 2020

LONDON French power group Engie will quit the British residential energy supply market and hand its 70,000 residential customers to renewables specialist Octopus Energy, the companies said on Monday.

Analysts cut near-term carbon price forecasts as British supply looms

15 Jan 2020

LONDON Analysts have lowered forecasts for the price of European Union carbon permits for 2020 as a restart to British auctioning of permits, expected following Brexit later this month, will swell supply.

Britain's zero-carbon power outstrips fossil fuels in 2019

01 Jan 2020

LONDON Britain, the birthplace of coal power, produced more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time in 2019, National Grid said on Wednesday.

Madrid's fight over carbon markets moves to Montreal aviation talks

19 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/LONDON The failure of global climate talks in Madrid last week to decide the fate of billions of old carbon credits raises the stakes for the U.N aviation body in Montreal, which must choose in March which offsets can be used for its carbon market.

Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024: IEA

17 Dec 2019

LONDON Global coal demand is expected to remain stable until 2024 as growth in Asia offsets weaker demand from Europe and the United States, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

Global coal demand to remain stable up to 2024 - IEA

17 Dec 2019

LONDON, Dec 17 Global coal demand is expected to remain stable until 2024 as growth in Asia offsets weaker demand from Europe and the United States, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

Factbox: Global schemes putting a price on carbon emissions

10 Dec 2019

LONDON The role of carbon markets and putting a price on emissions blamed for climate change is one of the major negotiating points at this year's U.N. climate talks in Madrid.

Factbox: Global schemes putting a price on carbon emissions

10 Dec 2019

LONDON The role of carbon markets and putting a price on emissions blamed for climate change is one of the major negotiating points at this year's U.N. climate talks in Madrid.

Madrid climate negotiators seek to break deadlock on role of carbon markets

10 Dec 2019

LONDON/MADRID Negotiations on how carbon markets can be used by countries to meet their global warming goals under the Paris accord go down to the wire this week as United Nations climate talks enter their final days in Madrid.

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