EU carbon market reform and price stability

Carbon prices on the EU's Emission Trading Scheme hit almost €100 per tonne in February, after languishing below €20 for a decade until summer 2018. [MaxxiGo / Shutterstock]

As the European Union revises its carbon market to align with the bloc’s more ambitious climate objectives, calls are increasing to make the EU’s flagship climate policy tool future-proof and prevent wild price fluctuations.

In this Special Report, EURACTIV looks at options on the table to contain excessive price volatility on the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).

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