Essays about: "EU ETS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the words EU ETS.

  1. 1. Emissions Trading for Waste Incineration Plants with Energy Recovery in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Energisystem

    Author : Ellen Philipsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy recovery; emissions trading; waste management; sustainability; EU ETS;

    Abstract : Emission trading is a tool for achieving the European commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The aim is to create an effective European emissions trading market with the least possible negative impact on economic development and employment within the Union. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effects of climate policy on productivity : An evaluation of emission and energy taxes on industry performance

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Filip Högvall; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In the struggle against climate change, policymakers are faced with the difficult problem of maintaining economic growth while trying to reduce emissions. This paper studies the effect of the carbon emission tax, EU ETS and energy taxes on Swedish industry productivity between 2009-2018 with the purpose of evaluating the Porter hypothesis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Emission Allowances in the European Union Emissions Trading System

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Franziska Manke; [2020]
    Keywords : Emission Allowances; EU ETS; Volatility; GARCH; Cointegration;

    Abstract : The first part of the thesis analyses the short term behavior of daily emission allowance (EUA) log returns with a focus on volatility dynamics in the recent market environment. In this part, I present a historical overview of the European Union Emission Trading System (EU ETS), analyze the stylized facts of the time series, employ appropriate time series models, and assess model in-sample and out-of-sample performance. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of a Carbon Dioxide Price on Green Innovation : An Econometric Study Based on Patent Counts

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Linus Johansson; Linus Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : the EU ETS; Green innovation; Patent Count; Induced innovation; Negative Binomial model;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine the effects of a market-based greenhouse gases price on green innovation by testing the Hicksian theory of induced innovation. To test whether causality exists, panel data compiled of 30 countries over 13 years (2005-2017) have been used. READ MORE

  5. 5. Addressing climate change through unilateral action: The implications of adopting a European Union-wide Border Carbon Adjustment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Egle Kareckaite; [2020]
    Keywords : carbon border tax; carbon leakage; carbon pricing; World Trade Organisation; common but differentiated responsibilities; market mechanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), free allocation of emissions allowances to avoid carbon leakage has resulted in a distorted pricing signal and a failure to reduce emissions in the most polluting industries. A Border Carbon Adjustment (BCA), a mechanism which would apply a tariff to imported goods based on their embedded carbon content, has been suggested as a solution. READ MORE