Fixing the EU ETS for the long haul

Hatchwell, Paul
September 2014
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Sep2014, Issue 475, p32
The article examines the provisions of the European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS). Topics discussed include carbon dioxide emissions reduction target for 2050 under the EU ETS, factors that will influence the long-term success or failure of the scheme and environmental benefits that the program can provide to EU countries. Also discussed are the challenges encountered by EU countries in formulating the scheme and potential hurdles to the continuation of the EU ETS program.


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