Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

The European Union and China launch the second Phase of ETS Cooperation

April 25, 2018 – The European Union and China officially launched the three-year long second phase of their emissions trading co-operation programme. In this programme, the EU provides funding amounting to €10 million in an effort to help the world’s top emitting nation to develop and launch its national cap-and-trade system. The first phase, which ended last year, was focused on supporting the development of the pilot emissions trading schemes.


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MEE publishes list of firms that supported data manipulation in the Chinese national ETS during the first compliance period

After July 2021 reports had shown that the technical service company China Carbon Energy Investment and S&T (中碳能投科技有限公司) falsified emission data and supported key enterprises in their effort to manipulate their data of the first compliance cycle, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) announced to increase its attention on the quality of emission data.

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