Search for dissertations about: "Emissions Trading"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words Emissions Trading.

  1. 1. European Energy Policy in Transition: Critical Aspects of Emissions Trading

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Markus Wråke; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Energy policy; climate policy; carbon dioxide; climate change; emissions trading; EU ETS; efficiency; distributional effects; closures; new entrants; electricity; allocation; auctions; carbon leakage; competitiveness; peat; radiative forcing;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of the thesis is European energy and climate policy, with a particular focus on the role of emissions trading. The thesis consists of eight papers. Paper 1 outlines the origins and characteristics of the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), launched in January 2005. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Energy and Climate Policy – Green Certificates, Emissions Trading and Electricity Prices

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Widerberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attitudes; Carbon Dioxide; Carbon Intensity; Climate Change; Electricity; Electricity Prices; Emissions Trading; Emission Allowances; Environment; Fairness; GARCH models; Lyapunov Exponents; Market Structure; Personal Carbon Allowances; Public Opinion; Reconstructed Dynamics; Stability; Tradable Energy Quotas; Tradable Green Certificates; Volatility;

    Abstract : Paper I: An Electricity Trading System with Tradable Green Certificates and CO₂-emission Allowances Combinations of various policy instruments to deal with the threat of climate change are used throughout the world. The aim of this article is to investigate an electricity market with two different policy instruments, Tradable Green Certificates (TGCs) and CO₂ emission allowances (an Emission Trading System, ETS). READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing Swedish Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Basic Industry and Energy Utilities An Actor and Policy Analysis

    University dissertation from Institutionen för samhällsteknik

    Author : Peter Stigson; Mälardalens högskola.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sweden; climate change; climate policy; energy policy; EU ETS; Kyoto Protocol; emissions trading; renewable energy certificates; energy tax; carbon dioxide tax; voluntary agreements; environmental law; energy utilities; basic industry; Sverige; klimatförändringar; klimatpolitik; energipolitik; EU ETS; Kyotoprotokollet; utsläppshandel; el-certifikat; energiskatter; koldioxidskatt; frivilliga avtal; program för energieffektivisering; miljölagstiftning; energiproducenter; basindustri; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to analyze the design of the present climate and energy policies. The main focus is on how the policy instruments affect the Swedish stakeholders who are included in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (EU-ETS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Bringing Aviation into the EU Emissions Trading Scheme : Institutional Entrepreneurship at Windows of Opportunity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Katarina Buhr; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The present decade has experienced a boom in public and private interest in climate change. A frequently exposed industry in this debate has been aviation, not least international air transport, the greenhouse gas emissions of which have long remained unregulated. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Universitetsbiblioteket

    Author : Lars Zetterberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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. READ MORE