All pages with keywords: carbon trading

What does the October 2018 Budget mean for UK carbon pricing in a no-deal Brexit?

a commentary by Josh Burke 30 October, 2018

To tax or to trade – that is the question. Following the October Budget, and as Brexit looms, Josh Burke assesses the policy landscape around carbon pricing in the UK. read more »


Carbon dating: when is it beneficial to link ETSs?

Carbon dating: when is it beneficial to link ETSs?

a research article by Baran Doda, Luca Taschini 2 June, 2017

We propose a theory of the economic advantage (EA) of regulating carbon emissions by linking two emissions trading systems versus operating them under autarky. Linking implies that permits issued in … read more »


Should we tax or trade carbon?

a policy publication by Sam Fankhauser 4 November, 2016

Published in: Bridging the Ambition Gap:  The Rise, Reach and Power of Carbon Markets. 13th Edition of Greenhouse Gas Market Report. 2016. External link to publisher


EU ETS, Free Allocations, and Activity Level Thresholds: The Devil Lies in the Details

EU ETS, Free Allocations, and Activity Level Thresholds: The Devil Lies in the Details

a research article by Misato Sato 1 September, 2015

It is well known that discontinuous jumps or thresholds in tax or subsidies are socially inefficient, because they create incentives to make strategic behavioral changes that lead to substantial increases … read more »


Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible abatement with and without non-regulated companies

Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible abatement with and without non-regulated companies

a research article by Luca Taschini 10 August, 2014

This paper examines the investment strategies of compliance companies in irreversible abatement technologies and the environmental achievements of the system in an inter-temporal cap-and-trade market using laboratory experiments. The experimental … read more »


The effects and side‐effects of the EU emissions trading scheme

a research article by Misato Sato, Tim Laing 15 April, 2014

As many countries, regions, cities, and states implement emissions trading policies to limit CO2 emissions, they turn to the European Union’s experience with its emissions trading scheme since 2005. read more »


Is this the end of carbon trading, or just a hiccup?

Is this the end of carbon trading, or just a hiccup?

a commentary by Cameron Hepburn 16 May, 2013

Just as scientists almost universally agree greenhouse gases contribute to the planet’€™s changing climate, economists almost universally agree the problem is made worse because polluters don’€™t pay for the mess … read more »


Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible abatement with and without non-regulated companies

Experimental comparison between markets on dynamic permit trading and investment in irreversible abatement with and without non-regulated companies

a research article by Luca Taschini 21 March, 2013

This paper examines the investment strategies of compliance companies in irreversible abatement technologies and the environmental achievements of the system in an inter-temporal cap-and-trade market using laboratory experiments. The … read more »


Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

a working paper by Cameron Hepburn 1 June, 2011

Cap-and-trade systems for greenhouse gas emissions are an important part of the climate change policies of the EU, Japan and New Zealand, among others, as well … read more »


Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

a research article by Cameron Hepburn 20 May, 2011

Cap-and-trade systems for greenhouse gas emissions are an important part of the climate change policies of the EU, Japan, New Zealand, among others, as well as China (soon) and … read more »