Posts tagged as CO2

Minister: CO2 quota sales revenue one of electricity inflation measures

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Finance Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus says a government relief package aimed at combating soaring energy costs in Estonia can be covered, at least in part, through surplus income from CO2 emission credits trading. Pentus-Rosimannus had already said at the end of September that such a measure would take weeks to complete, mainly due to strict European Commission-level regulations, while in the intervening timeelectricity prices have continued to rise . Natural gas…

Why Lithuania must do more to reduce CO2 emissions

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Lithuania must develop a coherent roadmap for the transition to net zero that specifies the role of transport, says a new report from the OECD. Lithuania has significantly boosted its use of renewable energy and waste recycling but needs to do better in managing environmental impacts of transport and agriculture. Policies will also need to be strengthened considerably for Lithuania to reach its 2030 and beyond climate targets and to…

Requirement to reduce CO2 emissions to increase diesel fuel prices by 6-8 cents

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Fuel sellers will be subjected to a new requirement from January 1, pursuant to which carbon dioxide emissions must be reduced by 6 percent, which in turn will be accompanied by a rise in diesel fuel prices ranging from six to eight cents per liter, Postimees reports. In accordance with a new law that is to step into effect next year, a liter of gasoline and diesel fuel must both…

Kaljulaid: Estonia should stop emitting CO2 by 2030

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Estonia should strive toward a situation in which by 2030, transportation is the only pollutant emitting carbon dioxide, President Kersti Kaljulaid said on Wednesday, noting that Estonia should heed the voices of small island nations in the Pacific threatened by climate change. “I believe we should start discussing that, excepting transportation, Estonia, too, should be free of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030,” Kaljulaid, who is currently on a working visit…