All pages with keywords: EU ETS reform

Emissions trading with rolling horizons

Emissions trading with rolling horizons

a working paper by Simon Quemin, Raphaël Trotignon 30 August, 2019

The authors of this paper develop a model to evaluate first, the market developments in the European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) over 2008–2017 ex-post and second, the performances of main features of the EU ETS reforms that took place in 2018, ex-ante. read more »


Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

a research article by Sascha Kollenberg, Luca Taschini 1 November, 2016

Emissions Trading Systems (ETSs) with fixed caps lack provisions to address systematic imbalances in the supply and demand of permits in response to economic shocks. This paper proposes a new mechanism which adjusts the allocation of permits based on the current bank of permits to create a dynamic system of permit allocation. read more »


EU ETS reform: How to tackle climate change and avoid carbon leakage

a commentary by Misato Sato 19 February, 2016

With MEPs currently considering the reform of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for Phase 4 (2021-2030), Misato Sato makes the case for revised free allocation of emissions permits. read more »


The Reform of the EU ETS: A Responsiveness Mechanism

The Reform of the EU ETS: A Responsiveness Mechanism

a conference presentation by Luca Taschini 3 September, 2014

Conference presentation presented at the Emissions Trading in the 2030 Framework conference at Universite Paris Dauphine, September 3, 2014 read more »



New mechanism proposed to reform the European Union Emissions Trading System

Press release 22 January, 2014

“The European Commission should reform the European Union Emissions Trading System by introducing new rules to automatically withdraw allowances when the carbon proce starts to fall too rapidly, according to a policy paper published today (22nd January, 2014) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. read more »


Better management of allowances required for EU Emissions Trading System

Press release 6 March, 2012

The European Union should permanently remove, instead of just delaying the sale of, 900 million allowances from the Emissions Trading System, and should implement price ceilings and floors, according to a report published today. read more »