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Law and Policy in the European Union

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter briefly reviews the history of the EU as it relates to the role of EU institutions in environmental policy-making. It explores EU decision-making institutions and processes and the ... More


The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme

Markus Pohlmann

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

On 29 April 1998, the European Community (EC) and the initial fifteen EU member states signed the Kyoto Protocol. Under the Kyoto Protocol, the EC and the EU member states are committed to jointly ... More


Private Actors in International and Domestic Emissions Trading Schemes

Jolene Lin

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter analyzes the risks and opportunities for private entities in the international climate regime and domestic emissions trading schemes, respectively. It begins with an overview of carbon ... More


International Emissions Trading and Green Investment Schemes

Sander Simonetti and Rutger de Witt Wijnen

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

The Kyoto Protocol has introduced the first ever global scheme of emissions trading. Parties included in Annex I to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with greenhouse ... More


Emissions Trading before the European Court of Justice: Market Making in Luxembourg

Navraj Singh Ghaleigh

in Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199565931
eISBN:
9780191722028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565931.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on challenges to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) brought before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the Court of First Instance (CFI) — the ‘Community ... More


Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Marc Gronwald and Beat Hintermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is the result of a workshop about emission permit markets in Venice, organized by the editors in collaboration with CESifo. The individual contributions were written independently of each ... More


Alleviating Adverse Implications of EU Climate Policy on Competitiveness: The Case for Border Tax Adjustments or the Clean Development Mechanism?

Victoria Alexeeva-Talebi, Niels Anger, and Andreas Löschel

in Reforming Rules and Regulations: Laws, Institutions, and Implementation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014687
eISBN:
9780262289412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014687.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyzes the environmental and competitiveness implications of introducing border tax adjustments (BTA) and the clean development mechanism (CDM) within the EU Emissions Trading Scheme ... More


The EU ETS: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

A. Denny Ellerman

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the most salient example of emissions trading being used as a climate policy instrument, which many would argue is the most promising form ... More


Climate change and climate change policy in the UK 2006–07

Carolyn Snell

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Since the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the issue of climate change has been central to policy agendas. In the UK, policy ... More


The Legal Framework for EU–Korea Climate Change Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges under the Framework Agreement and Free Trade Agreement

David Rossati

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Climate change is a threat of global dimensions requiring concerted action at the international level. Yet, in light of the slow progress in negotiations conducted under the United Nations Framework ... More


Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Leigh Raymond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons explains recent changes in emissions trading policy to address climate change with a new theory of sudden policy change. The new theory of “normative reframing” ... More


Benchmark-Based Free Allocations in EU ETS Phase III: How Much Better Than Phase II?

Oliver Sartor, Stephen Lecourt, and Clement Pallière

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper exploits a detailed and original database to analyse the welfare and efficiency implications of the move to benchmark-based free allocation rules in EU ETS Phase 3(2013-20). It is shown ... More


Combining International Cap-and-Trade with National Carbon Taxes

Peter Heindl, Peter J. Wood, and Frank Jotzo

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the effects of combining an international cap-and-trade scheme with national carbon taxes. We consider a two-country stochastic partial equilibrium model with log-normally ... More


Offset Spread Options in the European Carbon Market

Timothy Fitzgerald

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Observers of the European Union Emissions Trading System have puzzled over the use, or lack thereof, of carbon offset credits. Emitters eschewed an arbitrage opportunity by forgoing these credits to ... More


The Relationship between Spot and Futures CO2 Emission Allowance Prices in the EU ETS

Stefan Trück, Wolfgang Härdle, and Rafal Weron

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

We investigate the relationship between spot and futures prices within the EU-ETS. We conduct an empirical study on price behavior, volatility term structure and correlations in EU Allowance (EUA) ... More


Introduction

Marc Gronwald and Beat Hintermann

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this introductory chapter, we describe the goals of the workshop in Venice that has led to this collection of essays and give a brief overview over the individual chapters in this book. We divide ... More


Introduction

Leigh Raymond

in Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter introduces the main argument of the book: that the decision in RGGI to “reclaim the atmospheric commons” on behalf of the public by auctioning emissions allowances for the first time was ... More


EU Policy and Governance: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

Iain Begg

in The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines whether the efforts by the EU to confront the triple challenges of economic stagnation, climate change, and inadequate economic governance facing all Member States have been a ... More


EU Climate-change Policy—A Critique

Dieter Helm

in The Economics and Politics of Climate Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199573288
eISBN:
9780191808616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573288.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter offers a critique of the EU's climate-change policy, focusing on the 2008 package of measures. It first considers the measures taken so far, notably in respect of the Kyoto Protocol, and ... More


The Future of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 2015–2035

James K. Conant and Peter J. Balint

in The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970 - 2035

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190203702
eISBN:
9780197559499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203702.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist and Conservationist Organizations

In this chapter, we consider possible futures for the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under several scenarios. Before beginning, we offer some ... More


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