CO2 Emissions Trading Put to Test

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Bernhard Hillebrand, Alexander Smajgl, Wolfgang Ströbele, Jean-Marc Behringer, Bernd Heins, Eric Christian Meyer (Eds.)

Design Problems of the EU Proposal for an Emissions Trading System in Europe Research Results of a Project Team Headed by Bernd Heins Translation by Valerie Böhner, Sven Flakowski, Celia Moira Weber, Alexander Smajgl

ISBN 978-3-8258-6654-8
Band-Nr. 18
Jahr 2003
Seiten 168
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomik

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In climate change policy the European Commission attempts to implement a
new instrument intended to facilitate the accomplishment of the Kyoto
targets. The proposal for a directive from 23rd October 2001 puts this
concept in concrete terms: A legally binding emissions trading system
applied to selected installations is to be introduced at the start of

The analysis at hand shows: The EU proposal is conceptually weak, it is
uncoordinated with the instruments of the Kyoto protocol and has negative
economic as well as negative ecological effects.