News Digest Item
04 Sep 2018

Coal commission to discuss impact of rising CO₂ price – report

Spiegel Online

The German coal exit commission will debate the impact of the rising price for EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) allowances in its upcoming meeting on 18 September, report Claus Hecking and Stefan Schultz in a lead story on Spiegel Online. Volatile prices for CO₂ mean that a plan to phase out coal in Germany, which the coal commission wants to present by the end of 2018, could already be outdated by the time it is decided, write Hecking and Schultz.

Find the article in German here.

For the full background, read the CLEW article Rising CO2-price could trigger German coal phase-out in 5 years.

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