EU ETS

New proposal for binding 2030 emissions targets by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

New proposal for binding 2030 emissions targets

We review the EU’s July 2016 proposal for binding 2030 greenhouse gas emissions targets for Member States, including the flexibilities available to Ireland. Read more

Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions targets by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions targets

As we enter the second half of the decade, we review Ireland's greenhouse gas emissions levels in the context of EU and national targets. We also consider the outlook to 2020. Read more

EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) by Robert Harte

EU emissions trading scheme (ETS)

We assist large emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs) to navigate the complex compliance obligations of the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS). Read more

EU ETS: beyond 2020 by Robert Harte

EU ETS: beyond 2020

Phase IV of the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS) will run from 2021 until 2030 and is proposed to include steeper annual reductions in the GHG emissions cap. Read more

EU ETS annual compliance cycle by Robert Harte

EU ETS annual compliance cycle

Large industrial emitters of greenhouse gases (GHGs) are obliged to monitor and report their emissions in accordance with the conditions set out in their GHG emissions permits. Read more

Licences, permits & consents by Douglas Adamson

Licences, permits & consents

We help operators secure consents and comply with regulations. We prepare and present well-respected, technically robust, fact-based submissions to support compliance. Read more

Value-for-money audit of emissions trading scheme by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Value-for-money audit of emissions trading scheme

We investigated the cost effectiveness of the UK's £215 million emissions trading scheme, to determine whether the scheme represented value for money for the taxpayer. Read more

EU ETS phase III by Thomas Cleary

EU ETS phase III

The EU is pressing ahead with the tightening of GHG emissions of by means of phase III of its emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will run from 1 January 2013 until 2020. Read more