CO2 from the global power sector fell by the highest level in three decades last year, but the shift towards clean energy sources is still far too slow, research suggests
Manifestos should go beyond the coal power phase-out, and commit to making the UK truly coal-free, argues campaign group Sandbag
Move echoes calls from green groups for 'robust carbon pricing' measures, as pressure grows for next government to bring forward UK coal power phase out date to 2022
Coal power generation in the EU has plummeted 19 per cent since the start of the year, according to analysis by Sandbag, but will the trend continue?
Influential new report from Sandbag claims policies already in place to deliver 50 per cent cut in emissions by 2030, paving the way for increased ambition
Renewables deliver a third of EU power, emissions keep falling, but lignite clings on - all the key takeaways from Sandbag and Agora Energiewende's latest annual assessment
Sandbag research suggests new onshore wind and solar projects can now compete with short term costs of generating power from existing coal and gas plants
Higher energy demand coupled with plant shut downs, low wind and hydro production has helped rally EU ETS prices to a seven-year high
EU carbon market reforms clear final hurdle after European Council gives is backing to post-2020 emissions trading system
Analysts cite recently-agreed reforms to EU Emissions Trading Scheme as a major driver behind recent carbon price surge, but can the cost of polluting keep rising?