Public interests in the implementation of the EU ETS in the Netherlands
Webpublication 61 - Frank van der Salm, Erik Stam, Cor Marijs and Gerard de Vries
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The implementation of the EU ETS has led to the creation of an entirely new market, and has made CO2 a key issue for many companies. Reduction of CO2 emissions is as yet a largely unfulfilled promise. The implementation of the EU ETS shows that the creation of an effective and efficient market requires a huge effort by both public and private actors, and that its effects are highly unpredictable and necessitate continuous monitoring and interventions in order for public interests to be served.
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