Read the full assessment report of the EU ETS

The Economic Assessment of the EU ETS is accessible from the Resources page of this web site. The assessment, which was the key deliverable of the LIFE SIDE project, provides an in-depth analysis of the EU ETS from an economic viewpoint. The report is structured into six chapters: Free allowance allocation, Competitiveness effects and carbon leakage, Interactions with other policies, Low-carbon innovation and investment, The International Dimension, A multi-criteria evaluation of the EU ETS. Access the assessment report.