“The polluter pays” is the main principle in emissions trading. However, despite being the central pillar of EU climate protection, emissions trading has become a betting shop for policy decisions. A new study shows that the EU emissions trading scheme (EU-ETS) is controlled by announcements rather than by supply and demand. MCC researchers suggest the introduction of a minimum price.
15.04.2016 | Press Release
More than 700 million people have no running water. A study by MCC released today shows that a tax on carbon dioxide could help remedy this situation while contributing considerably to climate protection.