Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

Carbon Emissions Trading: Rolling Out a Successful Carbon Trading System

ETS EN coverBy Josh Margolis, Daniel J. Dudek, & Anders Hove

As China prepares to launch a national carbon emissions trading scheme (ETS) scheduled to begin in 2017, the country can benefit from lessons learned from the seven carbon pilots, its own prior experience with SO2 trading, as well as from programs in the U.S. and the EU. A well-designed and implemented ETS will help the country achieve various carbon, energy and pollution reduction mandates contained in the 12th Five-Year Plan.