Carbon Floor Pricing: Can Discourse Improve Carbon Markets?

5 July 2018 – Market-based Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS) face several risks that can compromise their effectiveness, including a market price that is too low to act as an incentive for emissions reductions. In this regard, several EU member states are considering implementing carbon pricing floors (CPFs) to address this risk. However, the proposal has triggered a debate on whether such minimum prices are desirable and how they can best be implemented. Read the full article on the IISD website.