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So far, the only alternative to Cap & Trade schemes seems to be plain taxation of emitted GHG’s. Still, there are several problems associated with taxes: – An expected tax might simply be included in the production price, hence potentially triggering inflation and generating immediate windfall profits for the emitters. – Choosing and measuring emissions… » read more

One key point associated with a Cap & Trade scheme is that concerned corporations are actually in a position to trade their granted envelope of allowances on specialized climate exchanges (Bluenext or ECX). Obviously, this is what happens in most cases, leading to some bearish pressure on the ETS spot valuation, mostly at the beginning… » read more

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