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EU Emissions Trading System

4 WEEK Online Course

This 5-week online course will include video lectures, readings, as well as interactive online activities. A one-hour live class will take place each week on Fridays, aimed at discussing issues related to the module of the week and enabling interaction between the participants and the instructors. 

The course is free of charge, and is part of the LIFE SIDE project. Co-funded by the EU’ LIFE Programme, the project supports European policy makers with the design and implementation of the EU ETS legislation.

Course director
Simone Borghesi
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  • Dates
    13 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
  • Level
    Highlights
  • Type
    Online
  • Register by
    31 May 2018
Introduction

The EU ETS is the cornerstone of the EU’s climate policy as well as still today the largest emissions trading scheme in the world. Launched in 2005, the EU ETS regulates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from more than 11,000 heavy energy-using and power generating installations and airlines, covering about 45% of the EU’s total GHG emissions. 31 countries participate in the scheme: the 28 EU Member States plus Lichtenstein, Norway and Iceland.

Though it can be of use to any EU ETS stakeholder, this online training course aims to provide policy makers in the first place with a comprehensive analysis of the functioning of the European carbon market and of its performance.

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Structure of the Course

This 5-week online course will include video lectures, readings, as well as interactive online activities. A one-hour live class will take place each week on Fridays, aimed at discussing issues related to the module of the week and enabling interaction between the participants and the instructors.

The programme of the course comprises the following 5 modules:

  • Week 1 (11-15 Jun) EU climate policies and the EU ETS
  • Week 2 (18-22 Jun) Allowance allocation, competitiveness effects, and carbon leakage
  • Week 3 (25-29 Jun) Low-carbon innovation and investment
  • Week 4 (2-6 Jul) Interactions with other policies and the Market Stability Reserve
  • Week 5 (9-13 Jul) The international dimension.
Target audience

This training primarily targets European policy makers working in the area of the EU ETS. However, it can be of interest also for anyone who is not already well familiar with the subject and would like to learn more about it.

Course Certificates

At the end of the course, the participants can earn a Certificate of Completion or a Certificate of Excellence, depending of their performance throughout the course.

Fees

The course is free of charge

Course Faculty

LIFE SIDE Online course on the EU Emissions Trading System

This online training course aims to provide policy makers in the first place with a comprehensive analysis of the functioning of the European carbon market and of its performance.

Course in numbers
1
Edition
97
Participants
30
Countries
6
Experts involved

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