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Instruments for reaching climate objectives. Focusing on the time aspects of bioenergy and allocation rules in the European Union's Emission Trading System


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Title: Instruments for reaching climate objectives. Focusing on the time aspects of bioenergy and allocation rules in the European Union's Emission Trading System
Authors: Zetterberg, Lars
E-mail: lars.zetterberg@ivl.se
Issue Date: 29-Sep-2011
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Science
Institution: Department of Earth Sciences ; Institutionen för geovetenskaper
Parts of work: Zetterberg, L., Uppenberg, S., Åhman, M. 2004. Climate Impact from peat utilisation in Sweden. Journal of Mitigation and Adaption Strategies for Global Change Vol 9(1), pp. 37-76.
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Åhman, L. and Zetterberg, L. 2005. Options for Emission Allowance Allocation under the EU Emission Trading Directive. Journal of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Vol 10(4), pp. 597-645, Kluwer Academic Press.
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Åhman, M., Burtraw, D., Kruger, J., Zetterberg, L. 2007. A Ten-Year Rule to guide the allocation of EU Emission Allowances. Energy Policy Vol 35, pp. 1718-1730, Elsevier B.V.
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Zetterberg, L. and Chen, D. 2011. The time aspect of bioenergy - Climate impacts of bioenergy due to differences in carbon uptake rates. Manuscript to be submitted to Biomass and Bioenergy.

Zetterberg, L. Forthcoming. Benchmarking in the European Union Emissions Trading System: Abatement Incentives. Forthcoming in J. Energy Economics.
Date of Defence: 2011-10-21
Disputation: Fredagen den 21 oktober 2011 kl 14:30, Hörsalen, Geovetarcentrum
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Climate Policy
Climate Impacts
European Union
Bioenergy
Forest residues
Carbon dioxide
Radiative Forcing
Peat
EU ETS
Emissions Trading
Allocation
Incentives
Benchmarking
Abstract: The Europeans Union’s (EU’s) climate and energy strategy aims at reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) by 20 % (compared to 1990) and to increase the share of renewable energy to 20 % by the year 2020. Increased use of bioenergy is considered key in these efforts. Moreover, the EU regards the Emission Trading System (ETS) to be the main policy instrument for reaching these objectives. This thesis investigates the effectiveness of these instruments for reaching climate policy objective... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8368-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26672
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