On 4 June 2012, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR, UK) published a report entitled “Europe's next economy: The benefits of and barriers to the low-carbon transition”. Whilst examining the views of the transition to a low carbon economy of businesses in the EU, the report provides a number of recommendations. These include expanding the EU-ETSi to imported energy intensive goods, setting aside allowances to increase the carbon price and providing greater regulatory certainty to industry by introducing more stability within the EU’s regulatory setting.
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