Allocation of free allowances in EU ETS to address the risk of carbon leakage

2nd December 2016 @ 11:00 am – 4:15 pm Europe/Rome Timezone
Seminar Room, Villa La Fonte
Via della Fontanelle
San Domenico di Fiesole
RSCAS Conference Unit


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Session I Empirical evidence: lessons learned from EU ETS implementation

Free allowances allocation in the EU ETS empirical evidence, Claudio Marcantonini, Stefano Verde, Jordi Teixido-Figueras, FSR Climate, EUI
On measuring carbon leakage risk and some implications for free allocation, Ulrich Wagner, University of Mannheim
Allocation of free allowances in the EU ETS to address the risk of carbon leakage, Kurt Van Dender, OECD

Session II Going forward: future of free allocation

The future of free allocation beyond 2020, Christian Egenhofer, CEPS
EU ETS, climate action and competitiveness, William Garcia, CEFIC
The future of free allocation, Femke de Jong, Carbon Market Watch


This workshop was co-organised with DG Climate Action of the European Commission, within the framework of the LIFE SIDE project. Started on 1 September and co-funded under the LIFE Programme, the project is supporting policymakers with the implementation of the EU ETS.


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