Emissions Trading System- first evidence session

09 September 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the first oral evidence session of its inquiry EU Emissions Trading System at 10.30 am on Wednesday 7 September 2011 in Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

Who will give evidence?

At 10.30 am the Committee will hear from

Professor Michael Grubb, University of Cambridge
Professor Samuel Fankhauser, London School of Economics

At 11.15 am

Baroness Worthington, Sandbag Climate Campaign
Damien Morris, Sandbag Climate Campaign
Larry Lohmann, Corner House

Timings are approximate.


What will be covered?

  • How the EU Emissions Trading System can help to meet the UK’s climate change targets
  • The economic impacts of the EU Emissions Trading System
  • Whether the EU can sustain a credible carbon price without a global deal
  • How to cooperate with other countries to achieve a fair deal on climate change

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