In this legal briefing ClientEarth analyses the different options available for tightening the emissions trading scheme (ETS) cap, including options linked to the set aside. We put forward legal arguments justifying an additional option for tightening the ETS cap before 2013 which does not require a review of the ETS Directive 2003/87/EC, establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the EU.

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Published May 1, 2011
Found in ClimateEnergyRule of law