The Feasibility of Domestic CO2 Emissions Trading in Poland

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction

2 The context for climate protection policy in Poland
2.1 Polish commitments and CO2 emissions
2.2 The Polish energy sector
2.3 The evolving institutional framework for environmental protection in Poland
2.4 Regulation concerning CO2 and other GHG
2.5 Existing experiences and analysis of emissions trading in Poland

3 An empirical approach to the feasibility of emissions trading in Poland
3.1 Purpose of the empirical approach
3.2 Survey on emissions trading in downstream industries and in the coal sector
3.3 Interviews and statistical analysis in upstream industries
3.4 Identifying an ideal point of regulation for an emissions trading system

4 A domestic downstream trading system for Poland
4.1 Introduction: what is a downstream system?
4.2 Downstream trading in the power and heat sector
4.3 Downstream trading in energy intensive industries
4.4 Summary: the feasibility of a downstream trading system in Poland

5 A domestic upstream trading system for Poland
5.1 Introduction: what is an upstream system?
5.2 Upstream trading in the coal sector
5.3 Upstream trading in the gas sector
5.4 Upstream trading in the oil sector
5.5 Upstream trading and electricity imports/exports
5.6 Summary: the feasibility of an upstream trading system in Poland

6 Conclusion: which type of emissions trading system for Poland?

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