The report “EU ETS myth busting: why it can’t be reformed and shouldn’t be replicated” has debunked the claims made in defence of the EU ETS. The list of the organisation who have co-published the report is given below.
It has underlined that decrease in emissions from 2008 and 2010 in Europe was related to the economic crisis and not to emissions trading. There has been no real shift in the way energy is produced or used by the industries in Europe.
It denounces the idea that emissions trading is an or can be an incentive to promote investment in cleaner energy solutions.
Now the time has come for the Euorpean Parlaiment and the EU to acknowledge that the emissiongs trading as a solution has not worked.
- Hannah Mowat (FERN): +32 48 50 25 432
- Lyda Fernanda (TNI): +31 685086340
- Belén Balanyá (CEO): +31 633090386
-Gopal Krishna, ToxicsWatch Alliance (TWA), Mb: 9818089660,
- [i]Alianca Redes de Cooperacao Comunitaria Sem Fronteiros Asociacion Ambiente y Sociedad, (Colombia), All India Forum of Forest Movements -AIFFM (India), ANPED, ATALC – Amigos de la Tierra América Latina y Caribe, Both ENDS (Netherlands), Carbon Trade Watch, CENSAT Agua Viva – Amigos de la Tierra Colombia, Centre for Civil Society (South Africa), COECOCEIBA – Amigos de la Tierra Costa Rica, Corner House, Corporate Europe Observatory, CounterBalance, Earth Peoples, Ecologistas en Acción (Spain), FERN, Food and Water Watch Europe, Friends of Siberian Forests (Russia), FASE, Friends of the Earth Brazil, Friends of the Earth Canada, Global Forest Coalition, Green Cross Society, Indian Social Action Forum (India), JA!Justica Ambiental – Friends of the Earth Mozambique, Movimento Mulheres pela P@Z!, NESPON (India), New York Climate Action Group, Observatori del Deute en la Globalitzacio (Catalunya), Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement, PIDHDD, Re:Common, REDES – Friends of the Earth Uruguay, SDE, School of Democratic Economics, Taller Ecologista, Timberwatch (South Africa), TNI, UKWIN, WISE, Woodland League, World Development Movement