The Emissions trading scheme

an analysis on its economic instruments and methods to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Kaushik Sridhar

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Abstract

This paper discusses some of the economic issues likely to be encountered when establishing an emission trading scheme and highlights some economic instruments that can be used to battle carbon emissions. A summary of the current initiatives to climate change management is presented in this paper, including a review of the different types of schemes proposed under carbon trading. The various stages in developing emissions trading scheme is discussed in detail. The pricing of carbon credits and some of the limitations in implementing an emissions trading scheme are also analysed at length.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Business Excellence
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • emissions trading schemes
  • carbon trading
  • carbon credits
  • economic instruments
  • greenhouse gases
  • business excellence
  • carbon tax
  • taxation
  • taxes
  • climate change
  • tradable permits
  • global warming
  • pricing
  • prices

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