Allocation of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Responsibilities Among and Within the Countries of the European Union

June 1999

This paper deals with the issues relating to the allocation of emission allowances (or equivalently Parts of Assigned Amount, PAAs) among and within States. This paper was prepared primarily to provide background information to members of the Study Team on key issues related to the design of an European emissions trading scheme and to assist the “brainstorming” process. The views expressed in this paper are not necessarily those of FIELD who do cannot accept responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the information and analysis contained herein.
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