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About the ETS


The EU Emission Trading System (ETS) is the cornerstone of the EU's effort to combat climate change. The Scheme has been operational since January 2005. The EU ETS is the largest and the first multi-national cap and trade program that limits greenhouse gases emissions. It covers almost 12,000 installations in the power generation and manufacturing sectors, including oil refineries and steel, aluminium, other metals and cement plants. The system operates in 28 EU Member States as well as Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. In total, the EU ETS covers around 45% of the EU's greenhouse gas emissions.

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  1. CAN Europe's Position on the Market Stability Reserve CAN Europe's Position on the Market Stability Reserve (Details) (View) | Size: 604.01 kB | Last Updated On: Nov 07, 2014
  2. EU ETS at a crossroads - NGO Briefing - January 2013EU ETS at a crossroads - NGO Briefing - January 2013 (Details) (View) | Size: 735.46 kB | Last Updated On: Jan 29, 2013
  3. Q & A on EU ETS Reform (Nov 2012) Q & A on EU ETS Reform (Nov 2012) (Details) (View) | Size: 149.05 kB | Last Updated On: Jan 11, 2013
  4. Bulgarian NGO position on ETS auctioning revenuesBulgarian NGO position on ETS auctioning revenues (Details) (View) | Size: 403.31 kB | Last Updated On: Oct 09, 2012
  5. CAN-Europe Position Paper Best use of auctioning revenues from ETS (July 2012)CAN-Europe Position Paper Best use of auctioning revenues from ETS (July 2012) (Details) (View) | Size: 140.02 kB | Last Updated On: Jul 31, 2012
  6. ČEZ or the Czech Republic who will be the winner? Allowances briefing. (June 2012)ČEZ or the Czech Republic who will be the winner? Allowances briefing. (June 2012) (Details) (View) | Size: Empty | Last Updated On: Jul 12, 2012
  7. Analysis of European Commission options to move beyond 20% GHG reductions (Jan 2012) Analysis of European Commission options to move beyond 20% GHG reductions (Jan 2012) (Details) (View) | Size: 201.65 kB | Last Updated On: May 09, 2012
  8.  CAN-E submission to public consultation on carbon leakage (12.04.2010) CAN-E submission to public consultation on carbon leakage (12.04.2010) (Details) (View) | Size: 931.44 kB | Last Updated On: Apr 13, 2010
  9. CAN-E Benchmarking EU ETS position paper (Febr. 2010)CAN-E Benchmarking EU ETS position paper (Febr. 2010) (Details) (View) | Size: 482.04 kB | Last Updated On: Apr 13, 2010
  10. CAN-I Position on Carry Over of Kyoto Surplus of Assigned Amount Units (AAUs) (Nov. 2009)CAN-I Position on Carry Over of Kyoto Surplus of Assigned Amount Units (AAUs) (Nov. 2009) (Details) (View) | Size: 174.5 kB | Last Updated On: Apr 13, 2010

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Anja Kollmuss

EU ETS Policy Coordinator

Email: anja/at/caneurope.org

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