EU climate policy up to 2020: An economic impact assessment

  title={EU climate policy up to 2020: An economic impact assessment},
  author={C. B{\"o}hringer and A. L{\"o}schel and U. Moslener and T. Rutherford},
  journal={Energy Economics},
  • C. Böhringer, A. Löschel, +1 author T. Rutherford
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • In its fight against climate change the EU is committed to reducing its overall greenhouse gas emissions to at least 20% below 1990 levels by 2020. To meet this commitment, the EU builds on segmented market regulation with an EU-wide cap-and-trade system for emissions from energy-intensive installations (ETS sectors) and additional measures by each EU Member State covering emission sources outside the cap-and-trade system (the non-ETS sector). Furthermore, the EU has launched additional policy… CONTINUE READING
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