The EU ETS must be reformed or (reluctantly) scrapped

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Andrew Warren argues the Europe's emissions trading scheme has been a bold experiment, but it now risks overshadowing more effective emissions reduction measures

The European Union emissions trading scheme - the EU ETS - is a wonderfully bold experiment. A tremendous example of 10 years of cross-border co-operation between 28 sovereign states, attempting to combat...

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