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It has been a trying time for climate change activists. The much-publicised failure of the EU and other global actors to reach a binding agreement at the December 2009 Conference of the Parties (COP) summit in Copenhagen, allayed to the “Climategate” leaks, accusations of exaggeration and inaccuracy against UN climate bodies and the financial crisis… » read more

One key point associated with a Cap & Trade scheme is that concerned corporations are actually in a position to trade their granted envelope of allowances on specialized climate exchanges (Bluenext or ECX). Obviously, this is what happens in most cases, leading to some bearish pressure on the ETS spot valuation, mostly at the beginning… » read more

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