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Low carbon transition in HungaryFrom Lima to Paris: climate change stakes and opportunities in the EU and the V4 region, BudapestEvent

Zsuzsanna Pató presented at the conference organised by the French Institute in Budapest about the state and prospects of low carbon transition in Hungary.

Mecsek coal mining relaunchedArticle

Last December tha Pannon Thermal Power Plant Inc. resstarted production at the open pit Pécs-Vasas coal mine. Surveys suggest that the 4. 2 km2 site shelters about 3 million tons of extractable coal of which over 100 thousand tons are directly accessible ...

The 2030 European climate policy plansArticle

The current regulatory instrument applied by the EU to curb the emission of greenhouse gases, the emission trading system (ETS) has for years been suffering from a substantial oversupply and low prices, thus in its current form it is not capable of ...

A comparability analysis of global burden sharing GHG reduction scenariosEnergy Policy 2013Research paper

The distribution of the mitigation burden across countries is a key issue regarding the post-2012 global climate policies. This article explores the economic implications of alternative allocation rules, an assessment made in the run-up to the COP15 in ...

Visions of decarbonisation in EuropeArticle

Equipped with the knowledge of the emission reduction targets emerging from international negotiations and agreements on climate change, a number of examinations and studies have been conducted for the last few years to better understand the instruments ...

Free Hungarian CO2 allocation schemes tuned to pumped-storage plantsArticle

Power plants may acquire CO2 quotas via auction only pursuant to the new ETS Directive that comes into force in 2013. Certain new Member States may be exempted from this requirement, providing free allocation to their power plants. Our study presents the ...

Hőpiaci energiafelhasználás és szén-dioxid-kibocsátás becslése 2030-igMagyar Energetika 2011Research paper

A hazai hőpiac jövőbeni méretét és szabályozási környezetét jelentősen befolyásolhatja, hogy annak alakítására vonatkozóan milyen kormányzati szándékokkal találkozhatunk. Erre vonatkozóan ad iránymutatást a törvényhozás által a közelmúltban elfogadott ...

Carbon free European electricity generation by 2050?Article

In 2009 December in Copenhagen the European Union made great efforts to reach an agreement with other participating countries on the post-Kyoto obligations to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The EU carried on with the negotiations knowing that it had ...

The recycled CER cabaretArticle

Hungary immediately became the maverick of international emission markets when in the middle of March she played a bold trick on the market. The Government of Hungary brought to the market emissions credits which had previously been surrendered by ...

Analysis of carbon-dioxide emission figures of 2008Article

In Q3 2009, carbon-dioxide emission rights of 2008/2009 were finally allocated also to domestic actors of the market of allowances. This required us to analyse the most important developments in the European and the Hungarian markets of allowances in ...