That sinking feeling…

Crampsie, Sian
April 2012
Utility Week;4/27/2012, p20
Trade Publication
The article argues that the possible recovery of carbon prices is poor unless structural changes are made to the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). It explains the impact of oversupply of European Union Allowances (EUA) on carbon prices. The author discusses the events that led to the EUA oversupply problem, as well as the efforts in Europe to improve carbon prices and increase confidence in the EU ETS.


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