Energy and Climate Change - Tenth Report
The EU Emissions Trading System

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 17 January 2012.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Leading by example

      Increasing the target (reducing the cap)
      A set aside of EU Allowances
      Setting long-term targets
      Carbon price floor
    Influencing design
      The risks of linking
      Potential partners

3 EU unilateral action

      The threat of leakage
      Consumption based emissions
      How serious is the problem?
    Unilateral actions: the overall cap
    Border adjustment measures
    Sectoral deals
    Offset credits

4 UK unilateralism

      Changing prices
      The rationale for the Carbon Price Floor
      Intra-EU leakage
      Environmental effectiveness
      Effect on the EU ETS

5 Conclusion


Glossary of key terms

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Annex I: Terms of reference

Annex II: Phase III reforms

Oral and Written Evidence

7 September 2011

11 October 2011

25 October 2011

Written Evidence

Virtual Written Evidence

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