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Establishing market for emission trading

December 10, 2010 by

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As India looks at keeping the doors of climate negotiation open for itself after the pressure tactics from developed countries, understanding aspects of emission trading and mechanisms for establishing a sound domestic market would be appropriate to observe the mistakes made by some of the countries that have established similar systems and try to replicate […]

New Zealand – Climate Change Policy

December 3, 2010 by

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The chief policy tool in New Zealand to reduce GHG emissions is the NZ ETS. Through this, NZ has introduced a price on GHG emissions to incentivise reduction and growth of forests. This NZ ETS has linkages to international markets such as the CDM and the EU ETS by making the reduction units or allowances […]

Passenger cars in Europe – Impact of CO2 policy

November 30, 2010 by

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Passenger car segment is a key contributor to the GHG emissions across the globe and it remains one of the fastest growing one, driven by the emerging markets. CO2 emissions from new passenger cars are coming under regulations across many developed markets. In the European Union, the automotive industry will have to achieve very ambitious […]

EU ETS – Modifications Proposed

October 7, 2010 by

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The European Commission has recently proposed incorporating land use, land use change and forestry (commonly referred to as “LULUCF”) into the calculation for EU’s GHG emissions reduction target. EU has taken a target of achieving GHG levels of 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020. The proposed modification could reduce the pressure on the 164 […]


October 6, 2010 by


How to move forward on the climate change policy is a key issue gripping the Australian government. Statements have been made in the favor and opposition of both options – carbon tax or emission trading scheme. Both systems have their own pros and cons. Carbon Tax A carbon tax sets a price on either the […]