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The number of EU ETS allowances to be auctioned in 2014 has been reduced by a total of 400 million. Auctions for Germany will be conducted at the European Energy Exchange (EEX) with a reduced volume of allowances from 21 March. The German auction volume for 2014 has been reduced from 205 million to around 127.1 million allowances. more

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Germany has far exceeded its target set out by the Kyoto Protocol for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the developments recorded over the past two years have given Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks cause for concern. Hendricks stated: "We must adopt more ambitious climate targets and reverse the negative trend of the last two years. When it comes to climate change mitigation, the coalition has a packed agenda". more

Smoking factory chimneys.

On 8 November, the Permanent Representatives of the EU Member States agreed on a temporary reduction in emissions trading allowances to be auctioned (so-called backloading). This paves the way for negotiations with the European Parliament and the EU Commission. Germany agreed and Peter Altmaier welcomed the decision. more

Logo der Deutschen Emissionshandelsstelle im Umweltbundesamt (DEHSt)

German Emissions Trading Authority


blauer Himmel mit weißen Schleierwolken über grüner Landschaft

Kyoto mechanisms CDM & JI


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