Path for EU’s MSR carbon sale plan unclear as nations fear revenue loss

Published 19:16 on May 23, 2022  /  Last updated at 16:41 on May 24, 2022  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The European Commission’s idea to raise €20 billion by selling carbon allowances held in the MSR faces a fierce pushback from many EU capitals, which fear the resulting lower prices would hamper the bloc’s decarbonisation pathway while drastically lowering their ETS-derived revenues.

The European Commission’s idea to raise €20 billion by selling carbon allowances held in the MSR faces a fierce pushback from many EU capitals, which fear the resulting lower prices would hamper the bloc’s decarbonisation pathway while drastically lowering their ETS-derived revenues.

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