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UK ETS must learn from past mistakes

UK ETS must learn from past mistakes

One among the many consequences of Brexit is the departure of the UK from the EU ETS. The UK will leave the EU’s carbon market in January 2021, and the UK government plans to set up an independent UK Emissions Trading Scheme on that date....

Notes:

  • One EUA gives the holder the right to emit one tonne of carbon dioxide, or the equivalent amount of two more powerful greenhouse gases, nitrous oxide (N2O) and perfluorocarbons (PFCs).
  • Data: Up to April 12, 2021: Closing ECX EUA Futures prices, non-adjusted Euro price based on spot-month continuous contract calculations, raw data from ICE via Quandl. From April 12, 2021: front December contract from ICE.