Rhein on Energy and Climate

Archives for C02 Emission Rights

With the presentation on June 18th of a comprehensive energy transition programme the French energy minister has started to fulfil promises made during the 2012 Presidential election campaign. The programme is a valuable contribution to the ongoing discussion on European energy and climate policy beyond 2020 and the preparation for the decisive international climate conference… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Putting a price tag on C02 emissions has been rightly hailed as a major advance in fighting climate change. The EU has been the trend setter in organising C02 emission trading. It is proud of the European Emission Trading System (ETS). Thanks to these efforts, a European Commodity Exchange fixes spot and future prices for… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein