ETS expansion ‘not a silver bullet’ for transport and heating

Expanding emissions trading to cover the road transport and heating sectors could help the EU reach its 2030 climate target, but only if the bloc makes its existing policies more ambitious, analysts and environmental campaigners have said.

by Simon Pickstone
Huge traffic jams at the Bregana border between Croatia and Slovenia, December 2020. Experts have warned car demand is relatively inelastic. Photo: Denis Lovrovic / AFP via Getty
Huge traffic jams at the Bregana border between Croatia and Slovenia, December 2020. Experts have warned car demand is relatively inelastic. Photo: Denis Lovrovic / AFP via Getty

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