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New study on climate policy instruments and ETS

Perspectives contributes to new study discussing how existing national climate policy instruments can contribute to ETS development.

Nicolas Kreibich, Sonja Butzengeiger-Geyer, Wolfgang Obergassel, Dian Phylipsen, Stephan Hoch, Axel Michaelowa, Valentin Friedmann, Björn Dransfeld and Hanna Wang-Helmreich analyse and evaluate national climate policy instruments, such as carbon taxes or green certificate trading schemes, regarding their suitability to serve as a basis for establishing emission trading systems (ETS). There is a general assessment of prototypical policy instruments. Besides, the report contains insights from case studies in India and Mexico.

The report can be downloaded here.