Time of the Essence for Connecting Schemes to Reduce Emissions

A post by Justin Macinante (Edinburgh Law School) Tradable permit schemes, such as for emissions trading, have been an innovative addition to climate change policymakers’ repertoire. Yet, to date, emissions trading schemes (ETSs) have failed to live up to their Read More …

EU ETS: the ambition of the Fit for 55 Package and the MSR’s invalidation rule support current allowance prices

A post by Kenneth Bruninx (University of Leuven) and Marten Ovaere (Ghent University) The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is a key policy instrument to support the cost-efficient transition to a carbon-neutral society. It puts a binding, annually Read More …

The role of Guarantees of Origin in achieving the EU renewable energy target: taking stock of the EU ETS experience

A post by Alberto Pototschnig (FSR Energy) Since 2005, the EU Emission Trading System has been the main instrument for pursuing the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in Europe within the sectors it covers. It does so by providing a Read More …