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The Sovereign Emissions Rights Framework

A special report prepared for the European Commission consultation on a 2015 international climate change agreement

  • European Union
  • World
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Losing the lead? Europe’s flagging carbon market

This report examines the 2012 environmental outlook for the EU ETS.

  • Europe
  • European Union
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Buckle Up! Tighten the cap and avoid the carbon crash

Three years into Europe’s Emissions Trading System second trading period – how is it performing? This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the environmental outlook of the ETS, covering permit allocations, oversupply, companies use of offsets and projected effectiveness of the cap

  • Europe
  • European Union
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Carbon Fat Cats 2011

A look at the companies profiting from the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme

  • Europe
  • European Union
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Cap or Trap

EU ETS Phase 2 caps have been weakened by recession, and slack from Phase 2 is likely to defer abatement within the EU for much of Phase 3.

  • Europe
  • European Union
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Carbon Fat Cats 2009

This report revisits the companies holding the largest surpluses in 2008 to see how they have fared since the recession.

  • Europe
  • European Union
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Carbon Fat Cats – Company Analysis of the EU ETS

This report presents company level analysis of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme for 2008 and looking ahead till 2012 when the current phase of trading ends.

  • Europe
  • European Union