Emissions trading before the European Court of Justice: Market Making in Luxembourg

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on challenges to the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) brought before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) and the Court of First Instance (CFI) — the ‘Community Courts’. It commences with a brief account of the prehistory of the EU ETS (Section 2), followed by its legal form and operation (Section 3), before addressing the Courts case law concerning Directive 2003/87/EC (Section 4).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLegal Aspects of Carbon Trading
Subtitle of host publicationKyoto, Copenhagen, and Beyond
EditorsDavid Freestone, Charlotte Streck
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages367-88
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9780199565931
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Kyoto Protocol
  • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme
  • European Court of Justice
  • Court of First Instance

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