Climate Change and European Emissions Trading: Lessons for Theory and Practice

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Michael G. Faure, Marjan Peeters
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008 - Business & Economics - 411 pages
A collection of twelve superbly written contributions by leading researchers and scientists on greenhouse gas emissions trading by members of the European Union, as well as alternatives and new developments in this specialized area of global warming and r
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Legislative choices and legal values considerations on the further design of the European greenhouse gas Emissions Trading Scheme from a viewpoi...
17
Too much harmonization? An analysis of the Commissions proposal to amend the EU ETS from the perspective of legal principles
53
The Emissions Trading Scheme caselaw some new paths for a better European environmental perspective?
88
European emissions trading and the polluterpays principle assessing grandfathering and overallocation
128
EU greenhouse gas emissions trading and competition law
151
The underestimated possibility of ex post adjustments some lessons from the initial greenhouse gas emissions trading scheme
178
Economic impacts of the EU ETS preliminary evidence
208
Regional regulatory initiatives addressing GHG leakage in the USA
225
Domestic initiatives in the UK
257
Linking the EU ETS to other emissions trading schemes
297
Expansion of the EU ETS the case of emissions trading for aviation
322
The European emissions trading system auctions and their challenges
343
Concluding remarks
365
Index
387
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