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Daily (18.09.2020): European carbon prices fell by more than 5% on Thursday due to stronger selling

Oil prices rose for the third consecutive day on Thursday, following OPEC’s meeting which had a positive influence on market. However, oil market is still kept under pressure, due to higher supply and flagging demand. Hence, Brent crude soared by nearly 2.6% to $43.30 a barrel. While the American WTI crude gained 2% to settle at $40.97 a barrel.

read more... 18/09/2020


European geothermal sector joins call for carbon price on heating and cooling

The European Geothermal Energy Council is advocating for a carbon price to be put on heating and cooling in the European Union. Only with a fair price for all forms of energy and the real cost attached will it be able to reach the ambitions carbon neutral goal by 2050.

read more... 17/09/2020


Investors call on EU to boost carbon-emission reduction goals

An investor group with a combined €33 trillion ($39.1 trillion) in assets has called on the European Union to set 2030 carbon-emission reduction goals at 55%, in an effort to support low-carbon economy investments.

read more... 16/09/2020


Daily (15.09.2020): European carbon prices rallied at their highest levels in a fortnight amid emergence of the European Commission’s 2030 plan

Crude oil futures traded in a narrow range to end slightly lower on Monday as the global demand outlook remains uncertain and Libya announced a possible output resumption. However, a storm which halted the crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region tempered losses. Hence, Brent crude slipped by 22 cents, or 0.6%, to settle at $39.61 a barrel, while U.S. WTI crude futures were down 7 cents, or 0.2%, to end at $37.26 a barrel.

read more... 15/09/2020


Daily (11.09.2020): Carbon prices spiked on Thursday after European Parliament’s environment committee vote

US industry report showed a significant build in stockpiles on Thursday, weighing on oil prices. In addition a slide in gasoline and distillate demand also put pressure on crude market. Thus, Brent crude ended 1.8% lower to settle at $40.06 a barrel. Meanwhile, the American WTI dropped nearly 2% to $37.30 a barrel.

read more... 11/09/2020