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The Global Rise of Emissions Trading

The Global Rise of Emissions Trading

An increasing number of countries and regions around the world are developing and implementing emissions trading as a way of putting a price on greenhouse gas emissions. This knowledge package gives an overview of such systems, compares design features and giving an outlook on future developments.


Citation

Andreas Tuerk, Elizabeth Zelljadt (2016): "The global rise of emissions trading". Climate Policy Info Hub, 11 April 2016. Online available at: http://climatepolicyinfohub.eu/global-rise-emissions-trading

Language
English
Author(s)
Andreas Tuerk (Joanneum Research)
Funding
Year
2016
Project ID
2722
Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Existing and emerging schemes
    2.1 Overview of existing and emerging schemes
    2.2 Snapshot of existing schemes with focus on China
3. Comparison of design features of ETS worldwide
4. Conclusions

Keywords
carbon, carbon dioxide, emissions, emissions trading, greenhouse gas emissions, implementation policies,