The Emissions Trading System at risk

In view of the discussion in the Council(ECOFIN) and the vote in the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) on the financing of REPowerEU , Nikos Mantzaris outlines the reasons why the European Commission’s proposal to finance REPowerEU using allowances from the Market Stability Reserve (MSR) jeopardizes the function and the climate targets of the EU ETS. He also proposes more viable alternatives to fund REPowerEU through the Emissions Trading System.

The article titled “The Emissions Trading System at risk” was published by on 30 September 2022.

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