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Vertis Blog

The world of environmental commodity trading is very varied: it involves policy and politics, science, finance, markets and technology. We try to cover topics for digging deeper in this blog, including the challenges of Phase III in the EU ETS, strategic and technical topics of emissions trading, development of the energy efficiency and corporate news.

The Trading Room

This blog hopes to help you time your trades better through technical analysis of the carbon market.

The Bustard

A (usually) humorous look at environmental and climate change policy.

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Where will you be when the carbon bubble bursts?
18 May 2017
On 18th May Vertis is co-hosting an event about the Carbon Tracker Initiative, which is creating a revolution in fossil...
The European Parliament’s post-2020 reform package explained
20 February 2017
On 15 February, the European Parliament adopted its position on the Phase 4 reform of the EU ETS. The report was adopted...

trading room

EUA Dec17: Lack of auctions and higher power prices lifted the price above 5 euro
29 May 2017
With only three auctions and the German front year power price climbing back above 30 EUR / MWh, the benchmark carbon contract...
EUA Dec17: Breaking out from the declining trend channel
22 May 2017
With the exception of Monday, the benchmark carbon contract managed to increased every day last week. The rally lifted the...
EUA Dec17: Slipping lower slowly
15 May 2017
Despite opening 2 cents above last Friday’s settlement price, the EUA Dec17 turned lower already Monday morning. The weak...

the bustard blog