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Europe's emissions trading scheme: taxpayers versus sthe industry lobby


The European Commission plans to tighten the greenhouse gas emissions targets in the Emissions Trading System. Ralf Martin and colleagues examine the likely impact on affected businesses, and conclude that industry is exploiting concerns about competitiveness to obtain free emission permits according to criteria that are too lax.


Ralf Martin, Mirabelle MuŻls and Ulrich J. Wagner

July 2010     Paper Number CEPCP311

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