European Emissions Trading System and perspectives for the emissions trading system in Ukraine. - Policy paper. - 2018- 26 p.

This policy paper discusses European Emissions Trading System, its development and extension. It covers the principle of “cap and trade”, which ensures reduction of the emissions in the EU. The paper also discusses main legislative provisions setting the framework for emissions trade in the EU. The paper includes description of the process aimed to develop an emissions trading system in Ukraine, in particular key legislative instruments and new draft legal acts. It offers recommendations for introducing an emissions trading system in Ukraine. Available in Ukrainian only.

This policy paper was developed under a project “Supporting European reforms in environmental and climate change areas in Ukraine” with financial support of the European Union and the International Renaissance Foundation within a project “Civil Synergy”( http:// The content of this paper is sole responsibility of the Resource & Analysis Center “Society and Environment” and Expert Advisory Center “Legal Analytics” and does not reflect the views of the European Union and/or International Renaissance Foundation.

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